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Screencasting with an iPad and Zoom

Zoom allows the same individual to connect to a meeting using multiple devices, so long as they are of different types (for example, from a computer and a iPad, but not two computers). Because of this, Zoom offers a workaround for mirroring an iPad screen to a podium computer in a classroom and capturing a […]

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Moodle Workshop for Peer Review Set-Up (For Faculty)

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The Moodle Workshop has the potential to be extremely beneficial. Any course that relies heavily on peer review may find this activity especially desirable. A good example of where the workshop activity could be useful might include creative writing classes, freshman seminars, and performance reviews. The setup for a Workshop can become complicated, but if you […]

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Use Grading Workflow to Manage Assignment Feedback

The Assignment activity has a grading workflow option that enables instructors to: Hide feedback and grades until ALL submissions have been graded (normally assignment grades and feedback are visible to each student as soon as they are entered). Manage the work of multiple graders, including allocation of submissions to particular graders and review before releasing […]

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Taking Online Quizzes and Exams in Moodle

If taking tests is stressful, taking online can be even more so! This article explains how the Quiz activity in Moodle works and some best practices that instructors and students can adopt to ensure the smoothest experience. We’re going to use the word Quiz below, since that is the term Moodle uses, but the content […]

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How to Save a File as a PDF

Many platforms and people will prefer or even require you to submit files as PDFs. This is because the PDF, or Portable Document Format, file format was designed to ensure that fonts and formatting look the same even when viewed on different types of devices. Most software packages allow you to save or export files […]

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LITS Services FAQ: Fall 2020

Before you start: The FAQs below use collapsible sections, click on the arrows to expand/hide information. Have a question that’s not on the list? Send it to the Help Desk! Last updated: October 14th, 2020 Table of Contents: IT Support & Services Library Services Services for Faculty Educational and Scholarly Technology The Makerspace Additional Questions? […]

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Zoom-Panopto Integration

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With our Zoom-Panopto integration, the recording of any Zoom meeting you host and record to the cloud will be placed into Panopto automatically into your Meeting Recordings folder, which is a sub-folder of your My Folder in Panopto (note: you can also now schedule Zoom meetings through Moodle using the Moodle-Zoom activity). If your meeting […]

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Library Seat Reservations

Reserving a Seat BiCo students, faculty and staff may reserve a socially distanced seat in Canaday or Carpenter library. All library seats require reservations. Reserve a seat at Canaday Reserve a seat at Carpenter Use the Go to Date button to choose the date that you want to come to the library. Click Info next […]

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Panopto: Editing Videos

Once you’ve recorded or uploaded a video on Panopto, you have the ability to edit your video track and apply the changes to the video right on Panopto. To do this: Underneath your video, click the Edit button to bring up the video editor. Once the video editor is open, you will see the timeline […]

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Sharing large files to OneDrive and linking on Moodle

Whether you’d like to share a film clip, an outside link, or upload a class recording, there are several ways to add/share video on Moodle. In this Tech Doc, you’ll find the most-common ways to share video on Moodle based on where the video is originally stored/hosted. The first step to sharing video stored on […]

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