In the Educational Media Technologies department we keep close tabs on versioning and we continually upgrade technologies used by our instructors and students. Why? Mainly to ensure that everyone has access to the latest and greatest features. Sometimes, however, upgrades mean that our instructors have to learn about new features and make adjustments. That’s what will happen… Continue Reading The Impact of Upgrading to Moodle 2.9: Your Feedback is Needed
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The lightboard is an innovative teaching and learning tool that enables instructors to capture lectures in an engaging format. Essentially, instructors stand behind a piece of glass that has been framed in LED lighting and mounted on a stand. When the instructor writes on the glass, words appear to glow and float, resulting in an… Continue Reading Lightboard Teaching Technology: Request for Participants
As you may be aware, Moodle courses moving forward will be displayed through a new, responsive theme that has a contemporary look and feel. In the EMT department we’ve affectionately referred to the theme as The Green Machine, The Green Goddess and The Jolly Green Giant. Kidding aside, we also debated upgrading Moodle to a… Continue Reading Moodle Versioning & NMC: What you should know
Camtasia and Snagit are powerful educational technologies that can have many practical applications for instructors. Both technologies fall into the category of screen recording/screen capture tools, and (depending on what you want to accomplish) you’ll use either one or the other. The best part is that NMC now has a bundled site license for both,… Continue Reading NEW Licenses for Camtasia and Snagit Now Available!
Have you ever used the linking feature in the Moodle editor to create a text link to a YouTube or Vimeo video? If you have, you may have noticed that Moodle embeds the video directly into the site instead of creating a link. This is because of a Moodle multimedia plugin that is turned on… Continue Reading Videos Automatically Embedding in Moodle?