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This page presents the free version of Zoom whose popularity with faculty appears to be growing.  The free Zoom limits meetings to 40 minutes, so its usefulness must be reflected against that fact.  Nevertheless, Zoom does possess all of the …

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“BigBlueButton” is the brand name of the web-conferencing solution that is automatically available with Canvas.  You can find it under “Conferences” in the menu of your Canvas course shell.  The written steps that follow the video correlate with the times …

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All USF instructors, full-time or adjunct, may have access to Adobe Connect.  Contact DAT (815 740-5080 or dat@stfrancis.edu) to set up an account within minutes if you do not already have one.  Here is a video overview, followed by specific …

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Statistics Professor Sudipta Roy makes statistics as easy as counting toothpicks, or cotton swabs, or anything else that comes in a box (!) as she demonstrates with her favorite classroom experiment.

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College of Education Professor Srimani Chakravarthi has an immersive way to show teachers-in-training methods of connecting with students whose native language is not the one used in the classroom.

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Professor Brown has students narrow down their most important values, and then asks them to keep track of the time they spend and match it with those values.  The results are revelatory.

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These procedures show how to upload a video, such as a PowerPoint video, directly to Canvas Content (a page, an assignment, a discussion topic or post, or a quiz), using Canvas Studio.  The procedures also show how to automatically load …

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… and exporting the show to video for upload to the web Using a current and supported version of PowerPoint, you can record audio narration to slides, and export the slide show to a video file that can then be …

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The following guide shows how a Word document of multiple choice quiz questions must be formatted for it to be uploaded successfully into Canvas.  All references to CID in this document are meant to indicate the Department of Academic Technology …

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… and uploading to Microsoft Stream USF faculty can be enabled to record audio narration to Powerpoint and publish the presentation as a video for distribution on the web.  This presentation shows that you can publish a Powerpoint video to …

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