Classroom Technology

Canvas Teacher App Now Available on Android and iOS

Posted by on August 7, 2017

Good News S&T Instructors, Canvas has published a mobile app meant for instructors called “Canvas Teacher”. Now you can keep track of several different aspects of your course from your mobile device. The Canvas Teacher app is available for both Android and iOS. Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Quizzes The Canvas Teacher app lets you make announcements, […]

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Using Respondus? Get the New Password for 2017-2018!

Posted by on August 3, 2017

If you’re using Respondus for exam creation, please email us to receive the new password for the 2017-2018 year. As a reminder, if you’d like to use Respondus to create, edit, or import quizzes into your Canvas course, you’ll need to have Respondus installed on your computer. The IT Help Desk can easily push this software to your […]

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Windows 10 and Office 2016 Now on Classroom Instructor Stations

Posted by on August 1, 2017

As of Fall 2017, classroom instructor stations will be upgraded to the Windows 10 operating system. This includes distance classrooms and CLC classrooms. In addition, these machines are also being upgraded to Office 2016. Documents created in Office 2013 should open just fine in Office 2016. If you would like Windows 10 or Office 2016 […]

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Lecture Capture Update – Panopto is in, Tegrity is on the way out

Posted by on August 1, 2017

Panopto® will be replacing Tegrity® as the preferred lecture capture solution for Fall 2017. Panopto offers greater flexibility in recording, and is more tightly integrated into Canvas for a much more seamless viewing experience for students. Panopto Recorder will be installed on all classroom computers for Fall 2017. To enable Panopto Recordings within Canvas, follow […]

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TurningPoint Cloud Upgrading to TurningPoint 8.2 for Fall 2017

Posted by on August 1, 2017

  For Fall 2017, Missouri S&T will be transitioning from TurningPoint Cloud (a.k.a. version 7.5) to TurningPoint 8.2, the most recent version. The results of this transition are as follows. Most of these changes are cosmetic, but there are a few changes in functionality. IMPORTANT: PowerPoint Polling files (i.e. TurningPoint presentations) within TP 8.2 are […]

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The First Day of Summer Marks Another Season of Changes For EdTech

Posted by on June 20, 2017

Summer is here, and that means EdTech is busy with a number of changes and initiatives! We’ve got a lot of projects, and only a few months before the start of the Fall semester. Here’s a quick rundown: The Video Communication Center is merging with EdTech under Global Learning, which is going to give us […]

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Reminder to Instructors: You Must Make Your Course “Available” for Students to See It.

Posted by on January 19, 2016

Blackboard courses are set to “Unavailable” by default; the instructor must make them “Available” in order for students to see and access the course from the Blackboard homepage. To set course availability using the control panel, navigate to Customization→Properties and set the course availability to “Yes.” Here is a short visual tutorial of the required […]

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CLC Software Request Process for SPRING 2016 Now Open!

Posted by on October 19, 2015

EdTech is opening up the Computing Learning Center (CLC) software request process for instructors who need specific software packages installed in computer learning centers across campus. The software request web-based application is available on the EdTech web site. Go to edtech.mst.edu/clc/. Click Request Software (Faculty). Please enter all software requests before close of business on […]

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INSTRUCTORS: Using Clickers In The Fall? There’s Been a Critical Change You Need To Know About!

Posted by on August 11, 2015

The S&T Campus has moved to TurningPoint Cloud! Beginning in Fall 2015 the TurningPoint software is changing, and you’ll need to create a Turning account to use clickers in your classroom. The account is free for instructors, and is required to use clickers under the new framework. This change is driven by S&T’s move to […]

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VoiceThread Maintenance Scheduled for July 18th, 2015

Posted by on July 1, 2015

VoiceThread will be performing system updates on Saturday, July 18 from 12:00 AM to 8:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time. VoiceThread will be unavailable from 12:00 AM to 2:00 AM, and service will be available but slow from 2:00 AM to 8:00 AM. Date: 07/18/2015 Expected duration: 8 hours VoiceThread unavailable: 12:00 AM – 2:00 AM EDT VoiceThread service […]

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