Instructional Tools

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Easily Convert Images & PDF to Text with Google

Page scan, shared PDF, screenshot, photo of a brainstorm session on the white board… it’s easy to collect course content and notes that are not editable and not accessible. Luckily it is even easier with Google to extract uneditable text to a document through optical character recognition (OCR). As an automated process, OCR is not …

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New Ways to Track Work for Students and Instructors in Brightspace

There now new ways for students and instructors to track work and submissions in Brightspace! We’ve added 2 new widgets to homepages Work to Do widget for students The Work to Do widget shows upcoming, due, and overdue work. Students can see the work for a course on the course homepage OR work for all …

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Appointment Booking Page in Google Calendar

A new feature recently made its debut in Google Workspace, and that feature is Appointment Schedules in Google Calendar. Available to faculty, staff, and students at Meredith College, the appointment schedule feature lets you create a bookable appointment schedule page that lets anyone with an email address select a time to meet with you. This …

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