Miscellaneous

Adding Pronouns to Zoom

Adding Pronouns to Zoom

It’s the last day of Pride Month, and so I’d be remiss to leave out a great new feature that Zoom added earlier this month–adding your pronouns to your Zoom profile! The first thing you’ll need to do is update your Zoom client to at least version 5.7.  Instructions on how to do this can […]

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Changing your Display Name in Zoom

Filed in Miscellaneous by on May 24, 2021 0 Comments
Changing your Display Name in Zoom

Even though your WPI account is used to log into Zoom, you are free to change your first, last, and display names however you would like. Note that if you have not entered a name in Zoom, it will simply display your e-mail address in meetings. Here’s how to change how your name is displayed: […]

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Qualtrics Dashboard Changes Coming

Filed in Miscellaneous by on March 3, 2021 0 Comments
Qualtrics Dashboard Changes Coming

Over the next couple of months Qualtrics will be updating the dashboard where you build your surveys. Here is a preview of what to expect (from the Qualtrics Support Website). About the New Survey Builder Qualtrics is releasing a new experience for editing your Qualtrics surveys. This new experience provides improvements for building surveys and […]

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Using FlipGrid with Canvas

Filed in Miscellaneous by on February 22, 2021 0 Comments

What is Flipgrid? At its most basic, Flipgrid is a video tool that allows teachers to post “Topics” that are essentially videos with some accompanying text. This is then shared with students, who can be prompted to respond. The response can be made using the software’s camera to create videos that are then posted to […]

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C-Term 2021 Academic Technology News

Filed in Miscellaneous, News by on January 11, 2021 0 Comments

Welcome back faculty and happy 2021! Hope you all had a restful break and were able to get away from screens for a while. The ATC team is here to help you get ready for another Zoom-filled Spring term. Please read our updates below and if you have any questions please email us at atc-ttl@wpi.edu.   TechFlex updates & support  C-Term Microphone & Classroom Tech Request  […]

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Accessing Portfolium through Canvas

Filed in Miscellaneous by on November 17, 2020 0 Comments
Accessing Portfolium through Canvas

Portfolium is an online software that will allow you to publish work and show it publicly.  You can create a profile, share projects, connect to LinkedIn, and showcase your skills learned at WPI.  Learn more about Portfolium. To access Portfolium, first login to Canvas. Click on your “Account” in the top left and click on […]

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Ad-hoc Capture in Echo360 Classrooms

Ad-hoc Capture in Echo360 Classrooms

Greetings, WPI Lecture Capturers! Have you ever been in a classroom and wanted to start and stop a lecture capture by yourself? Here are directions. First, locate the desktop shortcut to Echo360 Class Capture. If that is not available, please contact the Technology for Teaching and Learning Group and we will provide you with the […]

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Storing All Those Zoom Recordings

Filed in Miscellaneous by on October 9, 2020
Storing All Those Zoom Recordings

With the rise in recorded meetings, all of this new media has got to go somewhere, and everyone’s hard drives and course website storage are filling up with huge video files. Happily, we’ve got a solution: a media server designed for large file storage and streaming playback, and it integrates with Zoom. When you’re in […]

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Microsoft Teams, WPI, & You: What do I need to know?

Filed in Miscellaneous by on September 29, 2020 0 Comments
Microsoft Teams, WPI, & You: What do I need to know?

Did you know that ITS @ WPI has created a Class Team in Microsoft Teams for every course at WPI? It’s been a long, busy summer, but we wanted to make an official announcement to let you know about this exciting news! How do I access Teams? Since it is part of Office 365 suite, […]

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Creating Permalinks in Ensemble

Creating Permalinks in Ensemble

Greetings Educational Video Producers at WPI, This post walks you through how to create a permalink for your video that lives in Ensemble, WPI’s on-site media server. Why do you want a permalink? So you can share the video. First, login to Ensemble. Here is the URL: https://video.wpi.edu Login with the Single Sign On option, […]

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