Spring 2021 Classroom Technology Specifications, Tips and Procedures.

Introduction Below you will find information about all of the classrooms that are being used for teaching this Spring. All of the rooms have been outfitted with microphones and cameras, which can be utilized during Zoom sessions and/or lecture capture (Panopto). The exact equipment within each space does vary, so be sure to check each…

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Teaching with Zoom (for Faculty)

Haverford faculty, students, and staff can get a Pro Zoom account under the Haverford college site license with Haverford credentials. You need a zoom account to host zoom meetings (classes), but you do not need a zoom account to join zoom meetings. Therefore, your students including Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore students can join your zoom…

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Do you have students that need extended time on assessments?

Do you have students that need extended time or other timing adjustments on assessments? Moodle allows you to override the timing and duration on Quiz and Assignment activities. The article discusses how to do this. It also warns of some serious issues with the group override option. Warning Before going any further, you should know…

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Live Captions and Transcription in Zoom

Live Captions and Transcription in Zoom

As of February 23, 2021, all meetings and webinars created with your licensed Haverford Zoom account have the option for auto-transcription—AI-powered real-time captioning for your meeting. You and your participants will be able to see those captions during the meeting. There is also a setting that hosts can enable prior to a meeting that allow…

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Online teaching roundtable recap

Hiroyo Saito, Director of Instructional Technology at Haverford, hosted a Roundtable Discussion on online teaching on February 2nd. Several faculty from the sciences and humanities attended and shared a lively conversation about their ideas and experiences with online teaching. Participants looked at a variety of tips and techniques for teaching online effectively during both asynchronous…

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Roundtable and Office Hours in February

Instructional Technology Services, IITS invites you to roundtable discussion sessions and office hours to help you get ready for the spring semester. Talk to peers and IITS staff to prepare your online-only or dual/hybrid mode classes. Roundtable discussion on online teaching Tuesday, Feb. 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Facilitator: Hiroyo Saito Hiroyo will…

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Updated Assignments with Voicethread

The newest version of Voicethread has significant updates that will benefit users at Haverford greatly. We transitioned to this new version over break and would like to share detailed information about these updates with any current users. Below are all of the detailed updates that Voicethread made regarding assignments and how both students and instructors…

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Collaborative editing and close reading with Perusall

Perusall is a powerful tool with lots of features. Students can work individually, in groups, or as a class to study, annotate and discuss docs and other media. You can also use Perusall to create assignments around annotations. While you can evaluate those assignments yourself, you can also have Perusall provide students with automatic, AI-enhanced…

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Video assignments via Moodle and Panopto

IITS is happy to introduce a new feature for the Spring 2020 semester. Students can now create or upload video from within the Moodle assignment tool. You can create a Moodle assignment that accepts video submissions pretty much like you create any Moodle assignment. This means that students can now easily upload videos of any…

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