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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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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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Zoom Live Transcription

Zoom audio live transcription is now available at Meredith College! What is live transcription? Live transcription means that speech-to-text captions are generated as people speak during a meeting. There are a variety of reasons that captions benefit students or meeting participants so this is not just about accessibility for those with disabilities but accessibility for …

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Using MindMup Mind Mapping with Google Drive

MindMup 2.0 is our newly recommended mind mapping software. It is perfect for visually mapping and collaborating with groups, classes, and teams. Read about that here -> You can use the MindMup website for maps, but you they are all public and have some other restrictions. We recommend adding the MindMup 2.0 add-on to Google …

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