Welcome to LearnItNow (Fall 2020)

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Academic Technology is to help instructors and students use technology for teaching and learning.  We provide professional consultation and course design services for instructors in utilizing technology for the benefit of learners in the classroom or at a distance.  We provide students with support in the use of technology to achieve academic goals.  DAT works hand-in-hand with the Technology Support Center in striving for excellence in all educational technology endeavors at the University of St. Francis.

What Faculty Need to Know for Fall 2020

The decision whether to record a Zoom class session or lesson “to the Cloud” or to the local computer is ...
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It is desirable at times to pre-assign students to Break Out rooms in Zoom.  One way to do this is ...
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The Q Camera has been deployed to USF’s colleges for use in the classroom where voices need to be heard ...
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Here are the most important Zoom operations you should know. Authenticate properly into Zoom. Make sure your students authenticate into ...
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Faculty and Students should authenticate into Zoom, which is implemented campus-wide in every Canvas course. First, sign out of your ...
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What Students Should Know for Fall 2020

Here are the student computer requirements for the Fall 2020 semester.  Download [546.52 KB] ...
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Faculty and Students should authenticate into Zoom, which is implemented campus-wide in every Canvas course. First, sign out of your ...
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Web Conferencing
Teaching synchronously with Adobe Connect, "BigBlueButton" (Canvas), or Zoom.

Communications With Students
Announcements, Emails, Canvas Inbox, and Especially Setting Notifications Preferences

Posting Online Content
Lectures, PowerPoints, Videos, Images, Multimedia.  Includes simple steps.

Discussions & Assignments
Canvas Discussions, Written Work, Video Submissions, Projects

Exams
Let us help you build assessments that measure students' learning.

Additional Free Resources
Opportunities abound for free software to create active learning experiences.

Recent Posts

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It is desirable at times to pre-assign students to Break Out rooms in Zoom.  One way to do this is ...
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The Q Camera has been deployed to USF’s colleges for use in the classroom where voices need to be heard ...
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Canvas has an appointment-scheduling tool for setting up individual conferences with students.  The instructor uses the tool to schedule a ...
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To record yourself presenting via webcam to Canvas Studio, you must be using a laptop with a webcam built-in and ...
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If you want to record a video directly to Canvas Studio from your iPhone (or other smartphone), go ahead!  These ...
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Polling in Zoom, as with other similar programs, is a way to canvas your attendees for their votes or to ...
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Respondus Lockdown Browser is now available for online exams through the end of the semester. This application presents students from ...
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College of Arts and Sciences Elizabeth Davies provided this handout to recording a Zoom session written by Recreation & Sport ...
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The new Simple Steps page is designed to answer basic questions of a "how to" nature.  These are no-frills tutorials ...
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In a few simple steps, learn how to add a Microsoft Stream video to a Canvas Course Content page, which ...
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