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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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Chrome Browser Tips – Profiles, Settings, and Tabs

A great place to start in setting up your work environment is with the Chrome browser itself. Understanding some of the basic features and settings of Google Chrome is the foundation of success when using Google Workspace for Education. You will find that setting your personal preferences can make all the difference in your day …

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