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Flexibility Options in Canvas

Flexibility Options in Canvas

In response to recent discussions about how to extend flexibility options to students in Canvas, I thought it would be helpful to provide to draft up an FAQ guide for instructors… Q: Am I required to post a due date when adding an assignment? A: No! Canvas provides a due date field, but it is not […]

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Lecture Capture by Default in A/B/F classes

Filed in Miscellaneous by on September 17, 2021 0 Comments
Lecture Capture by Default in A/B/F classes

In response to the recent email sent out by John McNeill and Reeta Rao, CERT Academic Liaisons, and with endorsement from CAP and support from CGSR, ATC will be implementing lecture capture enabled by default, for classes categorized with the “lecture” instructional format in WorkDay, in rooms with the appropriate technology.  This implementation will be […]

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Zoom-capable Classrooms

Filed in In the Classroom, Tools for Teaching by on September 10, 2021 0 Comments

In support of students who might need to be remote for a class period, the ATC has installed Zoom AV in all traditional classrooms. This AV setup will capture in-room discussion and video so that remote students and guest speakers can hear and see what is happening in the classroom. Not sure whether you should […]

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Gordon Library Lightboard Studio

Filed in Interesting Technologies, Tools for Teaching by on January 14, 2021 0 Comments
Gordon Library Lightboard Studio

Hot off the press and just in time for C-term… The ATC, in partnership with the Gordon Library, has installed a Revolution Lightboard into Tech Suite 121 (first floor next to the Multimedia Lab), for use by faculty to record micro-lectures or in live Zoom sessions. Why use a lightboard? Writing on a lightboard allows […]

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Summer 2020 Update

The Academic Technology Center has been hard at work throughout this Spring and Summer to anticipate the needs of the WPI community during these uncertain times. While we all had to pivot quickly for D-Term, we can now take the Summer to fully explore the tools, resources, and training available to help make the upcoming TechFlex term successful.  Recording Your Lectures  Echo360 FAQs  Each classroom at WPI is now equipped with Echo360 Lecture Capture thanks to […]

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Arc Video: Recording and Sharing

Interested in recording instructional video for your students? Canvas has a built in tool for doing just that. It’s called Arc. Read Sophie’s blog post for more.

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The Powerpoint – Echo360 – Canvas Workflow

Filed in Miscellaneous by on April 10, 2019 0 Comments

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When the course must go on…

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Your Echo360 Library has a New Look

Filed in Miscellaneous by on January 24, 2019 0 Comments

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Overriding Term Availability Settings

Filed in LMS by on April 25, 2018 0 Comments
Overriding Term Availability Settings

If you are getting an error message that indicates you cannot set an assignment due date because it is outside the official term dates, there is a way to easily over-ride this. For courses that start/end on a schedule outside of the official academic calendar (e.g. WPI Online courses), you can go into the course Settings, […]

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