Category: Faculty

Can a Student Watch a (YouTube) Video in Canvas for Credit? YES!

A professor asked this interesting question:  Can a YouTube video be put into Canvas with students earning credit for watching it?  The answer is “Yes,” with a modest amount of set-up by the instructor.  The video needs to be added

Keynote to Faculty on dealing with “difficult and demanding” students

Sue Ohrablo, Ed.D. provided a detailed and informative set of issues and strategies in her address, “How to teach and advise difficult and demanding students:  De-escalating interactions and resolving issues.  The video includes her PowerPoint slide deck and runs 1

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Does your Adobe Connect Meeting have phone (audio) conferencing?

When you log in as a “registered user” to an Adobe Connect meeting that you are hosting, you may find a telephone icon instead of a microphone icon.  That signals that the meeting has been set up for audio conferencing

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Provost’s message: Envisioning the Future of Academics at USF

Dr. Beth Roth, Provost and Vice President of Academics, delivered a message on the future of academics at USF to faculty, administrators and staff.  Recorded August 15, 2019 at the Turk Theater at USF.

PowerPoint Now Publishes to Stream after One-time Setup

The ability to publish directly to Stream from PowerPoint is available now for 2019-2020 academic year. It has been a long time in coming.  It requires some setup that Tech Support can implement, but it’s doable.  Here are the one-time

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Innovation for Lecture Capture: TechSmith Relay

TechSmith Relay is a solution for capturing lectures on video using a simple one-button procedure to initiate recording.  In theory, all an instructor has to do is enter the classroom environment which is set up for recording with TechSmith technology,

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Infographic in Support of Using Media for Student Engagement

This Infographic-21-Reasons-Video-Increase-Engagement is supported pretty well with links to research at the bottom of the infographic.

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Start an Adobe Connect Meeting with Phone Conferencing

Launch an Adobe Connect meeting and set its preferences to include audio (telephone) conferencing.

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Logging Into Adobe Connect for the First Time

Watch the two and a half-minute screencast which gives a general orientation to an Adobe Connect account.

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Set Up Phone Conferencing, one-time only

If you are an Adobe Connect meeting host, you have the ability to set up phone conferencing.  This is a one-time only procedure.  Care must be taken to schedule your phone conference so as not to conflict with others in

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