Ed Tech Reviews

March 19, 2016 0

The proliferation of software tools and platforms designed to enhance the learning process can be both exciting and daunting. Across the FHSU campus instructors are utilizing a variety of educational technologies to promote engagement and […]

ilos is now VidGrid!

August 30, 2018 0

ilos Videos has rebranded and changed its name to VidGrid. What does this mean for us? As far as how we all use ilos/VidGrid, there will be no changes.  Blackboard integration remains the same and […]

Microsoft & Accessibility

April 16, 2018 0

Educators have several options that can make their course content accessible for free. In the following article from Cult of Pedagogy, Jennifer Gonzalez outlines four tools that can help students better engage with course content […]

VidGrid Caption Update

March 19, 2018 0

This is a small update to anyone with an VidGrid account. VidGrid, the video platform, will be making several updates to its captioning request system. The first is the captioning system will now be measured in […]

Zoom/VidGrid Integration

February 8, 2018 0

Zoom, the virtual meeting platform, has integrated with VidGrid , enterprise video platform offered through TILT. This integration allows you to consolidate all of your recordings in one location. The process for hosting and recording […]

Akindi

December 1, 2017 0

Would you like a digital assessment alternative to Scantron that still utilizes paper testing forms? Akindi could be the solution you need. Akindi is a Blackboard tool that allows you to design and process your […]

Respondus

June 6, 2017 0

Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor Academic honesty represents more than just preventing cheating. Practicing academic honesty among students helps them learn the importance of cultivating a respectable reputation, an essential asset to professional success. To […]

Workday Preview

February 15, 2017 0

The following video will provide you with a brief preview of Workday and its purpose:    

ReadSpeaker

December 16, 2016 0

Learning Technologies is continuously trying to add new ways to make Blackboard more efficient and user friendly. Introducing ReadSpeaker, a text-to-speech tool within Blackboard. ReadSpeaker detects text on your screen and reads it for you. […]

Blackboard Calendar

October 12, 2016 0

Blackboard’s Calendar is an incredibly useful Building Block for students and faculty. Using the calendar as a reference, due dates, exams, and other course activities will always be easy to find. Whenever faculty create an […]

Bb Grader

September 30, 2016 0

In the Chronicles of Higher Education, Sept.28, 2016 ProfHacker Column, George Williams explained how I Learned to stop Resenting Blackboard and Start Using BB Grader. According to Blackboard “Bb Grader provides teachers with a mobile […]

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