Dirt: Digital Research Tools

Dirt: Digital Research Tools

There are many powerful tools on the Internet, and sometimes websites do a great job of condensing a lot of useful sites; such is the case with DiRT Directory. “The DiRT Directory is a registry of digital research tools for scholarly use. DiRT makes it easy for digital humanists and others conducting digital research to […]

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Swvil: Capture Solution

Swivl is a robotic mobile accessory, app and connected cloud services made to help you improve skills and organizational performance with video. You can use Swvil for lecture capture, assist in flipping the classroom, distance learning, and much more. To find out more about Swvil visit the website below. http://www.swivl.com/ The Office of Information Technology […]

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Blackboard: Uploading Test Questions from a Word Document

Did you know that you could import a test that was creating in Microsoft Word into Blackboard? The College of Southern Idaho has created a Blackboard Quiz Generator that allows you to import tests created in Word or any other text document. It is a simply copy and paste and the generator will automatically create […]

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Essential Keyboard Shortcuts

Want to master keyboard shortcuts to become a keyboard ninja? Follow the shortcuts below to save time!                                                                             […]

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Blackboard: Faculty Export of Rubrics

Are you trying to export a rubric from one course to another in Blackboard and getting the below error message? Oct 3, 2014 9:19:47 AM – Fatal: access denied (“java.io.FilePermission” “F:\blackboard” “read”) Oct 3, 2014 9:19:47 AM – Status: The operation export did not complete. You are not alone. Unfortunately, with the upgrade of Blackboard […]

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Blackboard: Grade Center Setup

I have posted about Blackboard Grade Center in the past, but I wanted to go into more detail. The documentation I posted before went over all functions and features in the grade center. The documentation below will give you set by step instructions on how to specifically set up your grade center for the semester. […]

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Faculty Workshop: Streaming Resources

HPU Libraries is hosting a series of faculty workshops online, in order to make it easier for faculty to attend.  The first in the series is coming up next week, Wednesday September 24th at 12pm.  This session is on Streaming Resources at High Point University and is hosted by me, Samantha Harlow, Media & Digital […]

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