Archive for August, 2019

Echo360 as a Module Item

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Echo360 as a Module Item

Did you know there is a way to post individual videos in Canvas modules and see who has watched them? But to see the viewing analytics for your videos you have to follow a special procedure which I am about to unveil. Here’s the secret – add the video as an External Tool type of […]

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Posting Echo360 links in Canvas Modules

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Posting Echo360 links in Canvas Modules

Hello, Educational Media Producers! We often get asked the question: How do I post a link to my Echo360 video in a Canvas module? This post will walk you through the process. The first thing you do is click the Echo360 button on the left-side menu of your course site. Then click the Echo360 logo […]

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Creating Default Settings for Poll Everywhere Polls

Filed in How-to, Interesting Technologies by on August 21, 2019 0 Comments
Creating Default Settings for Poll Everywhere Polls

If you use the Poll Everywhere integration with Canvas to send participation points and grades back and forth with the system, you have experienced the pain of needing to set “Restrict to registered participants only” on each and every poll.   Now you can create a template poll that will carry forward your setting on all […]

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Welcome back WPI Faculty!

Welcome back WPI Faculty!

It’s been a busy summer for Academic Technology, but we’re so excited to welcome new faculty, students, and everyone returning to campus for Fall 2019! While (mostly) everyone was gone, we’ve been busy upgrading classrooms, testing new software, and learning about new tools and methodologies to help you utilize technology to best fit your teaching […]

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