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New Update to Turnitin’s Feedback Studio

By Peter Kirlew
May 24, 2022
Overview

Turnitin is introducing a new update in Blackboard that brings in a few key changes in how you create and access Turnitin assignments. This new update will bring in an improved user experience for both faculty and students.

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How to unhide your Zoom course menu links

By Peter Kirlew
January 12, 2022

All Spring 2022 course sites were initially created with the Zoom Class info and Course Recordings course menu links hidden from student view. The hidden status of each link is indicated by the small gray icon located immediately adjacent to each link:

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New workshop: Promoting Your Research on Social Media

By Peter Kirlew
November 19, 2021

Watch our brand new workshop 'Promoting Your Research on Social Media'

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Recent Microsoft Edge Browser 404 Error in Blackboard

By Peter Kirlew
November 18, 2021

Sometimes a 404 error (page or file not found) occurs when opening a Microsoft Office file in Blackboard using the Microsoft Edge browser.  This is a very recent occurrence (mid-November 2021).

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Blackboard Course Site File Storage Quota

By Peter Kirlew
October 22, 2021

Did you know each course site in Blackboard has only 1.96 gb of storage?  Each time you add content to your course via file uploads, PowerPoints, Mp4’s etc. you use up a certain amount of valuable space. 

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NameCoach and NameBadge

By Peter Kirlew
October 22, 2021

NameCoach is a new easy-to-use audio recording tool integrated with Blackboard that allows students and instructors to record the pronunciation of their name as well as listen to and learn how to say the names of others in a Blackboard course.  NameBadge is a related NameCoach product that allows

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Zoom Update: Concurrent Meetings

By Peter Kirlew
October 13, 2021

Bentley Zoom users can host up to two meetings at the same time.  This Zoom article provides more information about this feature.

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Gradescope Workshops This Fall

By Peter Kirlew
October 13, 2021

With Gradescope instructors can deliver course assignments and exams that are paper-based, fully online, and a combination of the two. Instructors can also create a rubric that allows for speedy grading.

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Now available! Bentley Virtual Apps (BVA)

By Peter Kirlew
September 10, 2021

Faculty and students can access specialized software (Alteryx, SAS, SPSS, etc.) required for schoolwork when connected to the Bentley Virtual Apps (BVA). This platform allows users to stream applications using Windows OS, Mac OS and other devices.

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ATC Tech Talks

By Peter Kirlew
August 5, 2021

In July, ATC launched a new monthly virtual open forum called ATC Tech Talks. These talks are designed for faculty to share their insights and experience with using technologies in their teaching and scholarship initiatives.   

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