Desire 2 Learn Product Demo

Posted by on January 23, 2014

Representatives from D2L recently visited campus to demo their learning management system in an open forum for faculty, staff, and students as part of the ongoing Learning Management System review.  For those unable to attend, the demo provided by the D2L representatives can be viewed online.  For more information about Missouri S&T’s LMS review process […]

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A new tool for teaching circuitry

Posted by on November 21, 2013

Teaching students how to build circuits is tricky business, especially when you want to provide a hands-on experience.  There are a number of ways to approach the problem, each with its own advantages and disadvantages.  You could, for example, pass around a box of wires and components and have the students twist, solder, or clip them […]

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Kaltura Service Restored

Posted by on November 8, 2013

The Kaltura streaming media service is again functional.  Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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Kaltura Service Interruption

Posted by on November 8, 2013

EdTech became aware of a system-wide interruption in Kaltura streaming media service at 12:43PM this afternoon.  The vendor is currently working to restore service.  During this outage, Kaltura streaming media viewing and uploads will be unavailable in Blackboard.  Updates will be posted as more information is received.

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iPad U Open for Business on Thursday, October 3, IDE Room 104

Posted by on September 27, 2013

WALK-INS WELCOME! NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY! First Thursday of the Month! Noon to 1 p.m. in IDE 104 Bring your iPad and your ideas! WHAT IS iPad U? iPad U is a special session of EdTech U where EdTech staff and iPad users share ways to use the iPad to enhance teaching and learning. During iPad […]

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Blackboard Open Forum on Oct. 2, 2013

Posted by on September 16, 2013

Educational Technology will be hosting a second open forum about Blackboard and Learning Management Systems (LMS) in general on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the main atrium of the Havener Center. Students, faculty, and staff are all welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided. As with the previous open […]

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Summer Semester 2013 Blackboard Courses Become Unavailable on Friday, September 13, 201

Posted by on September 12, 2013

IT and Educational Technology will make Blackboard courses for Summer Semester 2013 “unavailable” to students at 5 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2013. Summer Semester 2013 courses will still be visible to instructors, but students will no longer see the courses. Questions or comments can be directed to the IT Help Desk at 573-341-HELP or […]

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Taking a hard look at Blackboard…how well does it measure up?

Posted by on August 27, 2013

Do you think Blackboard should have features that it doesn’t have?  Are there things you like about Blackboard that you don’t want changed?  How well is Blackboard supporting your teaching and learning needs?  If you are an instructor and you don’t use Blackboard, why or why not? During the fall semester, Educational Technology will be […]

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CLC Software Request Process for FALL 2013 Now Open!

Posted by on March 19, 2013

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.     1. Go to edtech.mst.edu/clc/.     2. Click Request Software (Faculty). Please enter all software requests before […]

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Blackboard Maintenance on Sunday, February 17, 2013

Posted by on February 14, 2013

IT will be performing Blackboard maintenance on Sunday, February 17, 2013, starting at 12:00 a.m. Blackboard will be unavailable for 4-6 hours between midnight and 6 a.m. Please call the Help Desk with questions about this or any other IT issue at 573-341-HELP (4357) or submit an online Help Request at http://help.mst.edu.

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