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Questions/Problems With Canvas? Come See Us In The Library!

Posted by on August 21, 2017

The semester has started, and that means we’re all logging into Canvas again! If you have questions or problems with the campus LMS, stop by the library this week and speak with an EdTech team member. Whatever your question or problem is, we can help you! EdTech will be in the library from 8:00AM–4:30PM on […]

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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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Students Appreciate When Combined Courses Have Been Descriptively Named!

Posted by on July 25, 2017

Instructors: When using the Canvas course combine tool, you have the option to rename your course. This ability is very useful, but you should keep in mind that the name you pick should be descriptive and easy for students to recognize. At the minimum, the name you choose should include the subject and general title […]

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EdTech Has Moved To The Library

Posted by on July 20, 2017

Good news, everyone! EdTech is now closer and more available than ever—because the instructional design and developer portions of the EdTech team have moved to Curtis Laws Wilson Library! We can now be found in room G-8, lower level. If you need help with course design, content development, or other issues with classroom software support […]

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CLC Software Request Application for Fall 2017 Now Available

Posted by on March 23, 2017

It’s time to request the software you would like to use in Computer Learning Centers (CLC) across campus for the Fall 2017 semester. You can access the application on the EdTech CLC web site and click the Submit Request button on the page. The software request application will close at the end of the business […]

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The History of DELTA

Posted by on January 27, 2017

DELTA – HISTORY Missouri S&T strives to be a leader in how instructional labs for science and engineering courses are designed and delivered in a blended or online format. Towards that end, DELTA labs started as an instructional laboratory pilot project aimed ad developing a set of eLearning models, processes, and strategies for the redesign […]

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About DELTA – Delivering Experiental Labs To All

Posted by on January 27, 2017

The goal of DELTA labs is Delivering Experiential Labs To All. The project began with the development of a set of eLearning models, processes, and strategies for the redesign of traditional laboratory courses for blended and online delivery. Several courses have been redesigned and piloted in both blended and online formats. Missouri S&T strives to be a leader in how […]

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DELTA – Lab Design Process

Posted by on January 27, 2017

Redesigning a lab experience for a distance or blended audience is a challenging task. However, this process shares many of the same basic principles that can be applied to ANY course redesign! There are, of course, a few fundamental differences as well. For instance, you must be able to ensure that all students in the […]

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