We’ve all had to adapt to changes brought on by the pandemic. I was curious how the Chemistry department was able to to handle the move to online learning, especially when dealing with larger lab classes. I asked Senior Lab … Continue reading Building Online Chemistry: Interview with Lori Sonntag
The ITS team has been hard at work over the past few months checking and updating our KnowledgeBase articles. Perhaps more importantly, we’ve been looking at how folks ask questions, what sort of requests come into our staff most frequently … Continue reading KnowledgeBase refresh!
You may have noticed that your Zoom sessions no longer have the words “Closed Captions” under the CC button. Instead, you will now see “Live Transcript”. This is because Zoom now provides the ability to provide transcripts of speech as … Continue reading Live transcription now available in Zoom
It can be awkward addressing a someone in your class when you don’t know how to properly say their name. In cooperation with the Dean’s Office, ITS has developed a system to allow students and professors to make an audio … Continue reading Avoiding awkwardness: student name pronunciations now available!
Moodle File Scan helps gauge conditions You may not be aware of a tool in moodle that you can use to quickly check the accessibility of pdf files in your Moodle course. The scan provides a report on each file … Continue reading A few quick tips to improve course resources
One major challenge of teaching during a pandemic is handling remote exams. There are a number of issues that arise, such as dealing with students in multiple time zones, technical glitches, academic integrity, and grading. We’ve compiled some resources that … Continue reading Exams in a Pandemic: Tips for Professors