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Get answers to all your technical questions on podcasting

Oct. 12, 2021

We have launched the Quick Podcasting Guide ! This concise 1 - 2 - 3 tutorial provides text and video instructions on how to use Audacity and Anchor.fm to develop podcast content in your classroom through recording, editing, and assembling. It also provides additional tips for diving deeper or simplifying...

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Tech Spotlight: iClickers for Remote Courses

Aug. 17, 2020

OIT is moving to a new system for in-class polling and low-stakes, formative assessment. iClicker Cloud, the cloud-based instructor polling software, is more versatile than iClicker Classic, offering the instructor flexibility in polling, attendance, and sharing teaching and grading responsibilities. iClicker Reef, the new student portal for iClicker, is a...

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Tech Spotlight: Showcase Your Portfolio with Digication

Jan. 17, 2020

Screencapture of the banner image from Digication's website . With Digication, you can easily create an ePortfolio that showcases your scholarly, research or professional work. An ePortfolio can contain written works, photos, videos, collaborative assignments, projects, or reflective pieces and is a great way to gather artifacts of work in...

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Teaching Tip: Make Your Classroom More Welcoming with NameCoach

Jan. 10, 2020

To further the goal of building a more welcoming and inclusive community, our campus recently introduced NameCoach . Available in Canvas courses, NameCoach allows classmates and instructors to record and share their preferred name pronunciation. To get started, look for the NameCoach area in your course navigation menu in Canvas...

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Tech Spotlight: BuffsCreate Is Here!

Jan. 24, 2019

BuffsCreate is a project based on the Domain of One’s Own initiative that originated at the University of Mary Washington and has spread to several colleges and universities. It provides learners with the opportunity to take control of their digital identities while designing and hosting their own web presence. Access...

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Tech Spotlight: PlayPosit

Sept. 20, 2018

The PlayPosit interactive video quizzing is now a supported CU Boulder campus service for users of Canvas and D2L. This interactive video tool allows you to customize the student experience. Using video from YouTube, Kaltura, or other sources, you can add images, text, or a variety of quiz questions; share...

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Your New Lab Partner Might Be a Robot...

Aug. 24, 2018

OIT is excited to offer a new service this semester: Kubi - Remote Presence Technology. Kubi is a robotic “neck” that holds a tablet and allows a remote user to control the tablet through a Zoom web conference meeting. From their own computer, the remote student can see, hear, and...

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Tech of the Month: Canvas SpeedGrader

April 26, 2018

As the semester winds down, is your desk buried in piles of ungraded student papers? Is your ink-stained hand cramping from writing comments? Are you dusting off your calculator to tabulate grades? Now there is a better way – the Canvas SpeedGrader! Integrated within the Gradebook, the SpeedGrader allows instructors...

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Perusall (March 2018 tech)

March 20, 2018

In 2015, ASSETT conducted a campus-wide Teaching with Technology survey of faculty from across campus. A theme that emerged was they wanted strategies and tools for motivating students to prepare in advance. Our Tech of the Month, Perusall, was designed to do just that — it helps students master readings...

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Lynda.com (February 2018 tech)

Feb. 27, 2018

Lynda.com is an online library of thousands of high-quality video tutorials, created by industry professionals teaching a wide variety of software tools and skills. The courses are on-demand, so you can start and stop the tutorials and complete courses at your own pace. Best of all, the full range of...