Intermediate

If you’ve got the basics down and you’re ready to dive a little deeper, these are for you. We consider these intermediate topics and tutorials.

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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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Add Extended Time and Accommodations to Brightspace Quizzes and Assignments

Life happens and a student suddenly needs more time on a quiz or paper. No problem! With Brightspace you can add Special Access to any Quiz or Assignment. Special Access allows you to add exceptions for specified students for Assignments and Quizzes. You can change State Date, Due Date, and End Date allow more time …

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Donna Kocur talks about the Department of Education’s use of Swivls

An interview with Donna Kocur, Field Placement Coordinator with the Department of Education The Education Department purchased multiple Swivl devices (https://www.swivl.com/robot-teams/) to be used by student teachers. The Swivl is a robotic mount for an iPad, camera, or smartphone that comes with a remote control Marker that can be worn on a lanyard by a …

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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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Using Digital Tools for Foreign Language Courses

Foreign language courses are a unique challenge for fully asynchronous classes or even with a large class over Zoom. Are the students getting enough speaking practice time? How do you find the time to meet and check pronunciation? Well we’ll go over a few digital tools that can help you create community and conversation for …

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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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