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Old PowerPoint presentations that were recorded as Adobe Presentations several years ago rely on Flash, an obsolete technology that is set to expire in December, 2020.  Until then, these troubleshooting steps will allow users to see Adobe Presentations.  Watch the …

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Using waiting rooms, passwords, muting controls, and limiting screen sharing are steps users can take immediately as a protection against “zoombombing,” malicious posts and attacks that unwelcome hackers insert into active Zoom meetings.  That advice comes from Zoom CEO and …

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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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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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When the Spring 2020 term begins, instructors will encounter a new and yet familiar Canvas Gradebook.  The new version has more conveniences, flexibility, and functionality as depicted in this comprehensive 6-7 minute video from Canvas.  We think you will like …

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Educational Technologist Glen Gummess, Ed.D., reviews “DaVinci Resolve,” a free, open source video editor that fits on a PC or Mac and can be used to edit instructional videos.

The following screencast walks you through the steps of posting an event to the calendar available in the MyUSF Portal.

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With Films on Demand, you can perform a video online in a manner similar to that of performing it in a Classroom.  Nearly a quarter million video segments are available covering all subjects.  The 3 minute demonstration depicts the use …

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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 …

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