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Instructional Technology Blog

Welcome to the Instructional Technology Blog. Here you will find posts related to supported software and instructional technologies like Blackboard Learn, Collaborate and Camtasia, just to name a few. To view the full post, click on the link provided. You can also access the full Instructional Technology Blog site in SharePoint Online.

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Faculty: Adding Availability Exceptions to Tests

23 Aug 2019

Instructors may need to add an Availability Exception to a test in order to manipulate the test settings for specific students or groups, such as to grant a student an additional attempt or provide extended time for a student requiring an accommodation.
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Qualtrics Survey Template Update

13 Aug 2019

The Qualtrics template will be updated for all newly created surveys beginning August 14th. The update is designed to be more mobile and device friendly. There will only be a handful of noticeable changes.
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Allow Video Download from Kaltura

07 Aug 2019

Update the settings on your videos to allow anyone to download the file to their device.
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Creating Closed Captions in Drexel Streams

06 Aug 2019

Creating closed captions in Drexel Streams is a straightforward process, where captions are machine-generated and then can be edited manually for accuracy.
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Learn Ultra Upgrade

06 Aug 2019

In December 2019, Drexel Learn will be upgraded to Blackboard's Ultra Navigation.  The most significant changes will occur in the overall user interface.
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