PowerPoint Slides as a Virtual Background

Zoom now allows us to choose a special virtual background when sharing our screen. This new feature allows the instructor more control over their video and what the students are seeing. It also simplifies the sharing process for PowerPoint by directly sharing slides as a […]

A Simple Path to Better Document Accessibility

You’ve probably already heard that accessibility is an important consideration when creating digital content. Content which is created in an adaptable, accessible way is available to a larger audience without the need for special tools or processes to make it available to those with specific […]

Canvas: VoiceThread Graded Assignments

Updated 8/8/21    VoiceThread is integrated with Canvas! As of June 30, 2021, welcome to the “New Assignments” VoiceThread interface. A few improvements: —The Canvas assignment will control all VoiceThread content associated with it. Once you use a VoiceThread for an assignment, it will no […]

Sakai to Canvas – Resources Export and Import

To copy only Sakai Resources to Canvas Files Original material provided By Wayland Caldwell Use this method if you only want to copy the files in the “Resources” section of Sakai into Canvas, and skip everything else (however some resources – specifically web links and […]

Sakai to Canvas via Common Cartridge Export

  To copy an entire Sakai site to Canvas Original material provided By Wayland Caldwell   This will copy Resources, Assignments, Discussion topics, published Quiz questions, Lessons pages, etc. Part I – Export your course from Sakai If your course does not have a “Lessons” […]

Open Lab: Apr 30, 2019

Throughout the day on April 30 a number of Instructional Technology group members will make themselves available for an Open Lab sessions in ZSR 624. Bring your technology, pedagogy, instructional design questions, problems, or needs. We will be available to work one on one with […]