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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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Using Turnitin Outside of Brightspace for Instructors

We’ve had several inquiries about how to get similarity scores on student work without submitting assignments in Brightspace. Instructors can do so by accessing their account via turnitin.com.   If you have used Turnitin in your Brightspace environment already All you need to do is go to turnitin.com, Click Login, Use the Meredith email you use …

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New 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. New to VoiceThread? Check out our other VoiceThread posts -> Add a VoiceThread to your content To add a VoiceThread topic to your content area, click Existing Activities then External Learning Tools. …

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Social Work Program Director Amanda Jones uses video to help her students prepare for real world practice

We spoke with Meredith’s Social Work Program Director Amanda Jones, MSW, LCSW, about an assignment she’s been giving her students in her SWK390 course, General Individual Practice. Can you describe the assignment? For the Experiential Interviewing Exercise (EIE) assignment, students are assigned a practice client (one of their classmates) and will work with that practice …

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Digital Storytelling Project Spotlight – “Women Warriors” and their Callings

For the Fall 2018 semester, Associate Professor of English, Kelly Roberts, Ph.D,  connected the summer reading book, Callings, by David Isay, with a digital storytelling project in her English 111 Principles of Writing course. Instructional Design Specialist Paul Keys, M.Ed, helped Roberts’s students use WeVideo, a cloud-based video editor, to complete their projects. We caught …

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