Stephanie Ashby

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Orientation Module and Quick Tasks – Angela Smedley on Best Practices for the New Normal

The pandemic brought with it major shifts in education and an abundance of opportunities to try new strategies and practices. During Planning Week 2021 several faculty members presented some of their pandemic success and how these best practices can continue to be utilized as we adjust to a new normal. Instructor of Communications Angela Smedley …

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Using VoiceThread Assignment Builder in Brightspace

VoiceThread’s updated assignment builder is now even better for tracking participation and grades for VoiceThread assignments. And it still integrates directly into Brightspace. UPDATED: In Summer 2021, the connection between Brightspace and VoiceThread was updated and this caused some slight changes in how the two work together. This post has been updated with these new …

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Kaltura vs Techsmith Knowmia at a Glance

We are officially doing a whole campus switch over from TechSmith Knowmia to the the Kaltura Video Platform!! 🎉 TechSmith announced earlier this year that they are phasing out their Knowmia video hosting platform so we’ve been busy behind the scenes vetting and test software for replacement. Now that Kaltura has been officially chosen as …

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VoiceThread Website vs Brightspace Integration – What to Use When

Our Brightspace platform has been integrated with VoiceThread but now we have a new quick link to login to the VoiceThread website that works for faculty, staff, and students. So what’s the difference and when should you use the Brightspace integration vs the website? What can I do with VoiceThread? VoiceThread integration Create a new …

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