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Tool Talk | March 11, 2019

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Voicethread Upgraded: Now with Automatic Captions

If you have been using VoiceThread for mini-lectures or assignments, I bring good news! This presentation and discussion tool has been upgraded. From now on, all new audio and video content created on VoiceThread will have captions automatically generated a few minutes after the recording is uploaded.
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Tool Talk | March 1, 2019

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PlayPosit: A Remedy for the Passive Viewing of Videos

How do you guide students through videos that you assign as part of their coursework? How do you help them focus on areas that an expert eye like yours would notice, but novice viewers might not? Interactive video tools such as PlayPosit and Edpuzzle might help. They can help you turn video-watching into an active learning experience for your students.
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Advanced Blackboard Tests: Creating Tests from Pools

Wednesday
Nov 7, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online - Register for details Workshops
Advanced Blackboard Tests: Creating Tests from Pools
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

In this workshop, you will not only learn how to create pools of questions and create tests that pull questions from pools but also receive tips and suggestions on how to discourage academic dishonesty online. [Details...]
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Using Online Meeting Tools With Your Students

Wednesday
Oct 31, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online - Register for details Workshops
Using Online Meeting Tools With Your Students
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

In this workshop, you’ll learn about the notable features of some free tools that you may want to consider, including Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and Zoom, and we’ll discuss which tools are the best fit for different uses. [Details...]
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Creative Uses of Whiteboard Apps

Wednesday
Aug 22, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online - register for details Workshops
Creative Uses of Whiteboard Apps
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

Join us for an online workshop where we will show you how Hunter professors use mobile and web-based annotation tools to present lessons, to provide media feedback and to demonstrate how to solve problems in math and chemistry. [Details...]
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Making your digital content accessible (POSTPONED)

Thursday
Jan 25, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online - register for details Workshops
Making your digital content accessible (POSTPONED)
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

The Principles of Universal Design can be used to make digital content more accessible to all users. In this workshop, you will learn about best practices for creating and designing accessible MS Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, and PDF files. [Details...]
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Making your digital content accessible

Monday
Apr 16, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details Workshops
Making your digital content accessible
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

The Principles of Universal Design can be used to make digital content more accessible to all users. In this workshop, you will learn about best practices for creating and designing accessible MS Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, and PDF files. We will also discuss options for adding closed captions and subtitles in Youtube and Amara, a web-based subtitle editor for video captioning and translation. [Details...]
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