Zoom Security Update

Zoom is getting a security update.  Zoom 5.0 was released on April 27th and on May 30th will be a requirement to join meetings.  If you are using a previous version of the Zoom client, you will be able to update anytime between now and May 30th by selecting the ‘Update’ option in the client….

Panopto replaces Tegrity as the new system for lecture capture and video content repository

Beginning 2020SP, Panopto will be the college’s video content management system and will be replacing Tegrity. With Panopto, you can record your class lectures and share it with your class through the Panopto Video Library tool link in Blackboard. This new tool has the same functionalities as Tegrity, but offers additional features such as: In-video…

Blackboard Learn Skill for Amazon Alexa

This new skill allows students to access information about their Blackboard Learn assignments through any US-registered Alexa supported device. What is the Blackboard Learn Skill for Amazon Alexa? The Blackboard Learn Skill for Amazon Alexa allows students to request and receive information about their assignments and courses stored in the Blackboard Learn application via an Alexa device…

Training sessions for 2019FA semester

Available training sessions: Accessibility with Blackboard – Blackboard Ally easily helps instructors address accessibility issues in their courses. Adding Course Content to Blackboard – Learn how to Add Content to your Blackboard Course including files, webpages, embedded videos, Power Points, images and tests. Blackboard Grade Center – Keep your grades in an easy to access…

Lunch & Learn Event – Supporting Student Success through Inclusive Design: Content to Curriculum

2019 Ally Tour: On the Road to IncluCity Faculty are invited to attend the Lunch and Learn Faculty Development Opportunity next week as we have Blackboard Ally on campus as part of their national Ally Accessible Content tour called  “Supporting Student Success through Inclusive Design: Content to Curriculum” pm April 16, 2019, 12:00PM-2:00PM, room 3632,…

What’s New in March?

OES is now located at the Learning Commons The Online Education Services department is now located on the second level of the Learning Commons building. The new space also has a lab area for assisting faculty and students with their Blackboard courses, as well as for facilitating training on Blackboard and other available educational technology…

Available Training Sessions for Spring 2019

Here are the available dates and times  for OES training sessions. Click the images to view full size. Sign-up using the form available at the Training page. Download and print the PDF handout. Session Details: Creating your Blackboard Grade Center – The Grade Center in Blackboard is a key component for both online and on-ground…

Calculate for Midterm Grades in Blackboard

Need to turn in midterm grades? Check out the guides below on how to streamline your process by creating a Midterm grade column in your course grade center. Download the PDF handout Read the text version: Adding a column for Midterm Grades From the Grade Center, click the Create Calculated Column button. Select Total Column…

Open Lab

Here are the dates and times that Online Education Services will be staffing open labs. Please drop by to get help setting up the Blackboard component of your class! We are glad to assist you! No need to sign-up. Just stop by the allocated room/location. Read text-version of infographic It’s that time of the year…

Upcoming Demonstrations

Online Education Services is sponsoring the following demonstrations from Instructional Technology vendors for Test Proctoring systems, and lecture capture similar to Tegrity. Proctoring Systems Examity: Date and Time:  11/13/2018      12:30-1:30 Location: Room 2703 Description: Proctors watch test-takers as they take their exams and review for any violations providing comments and issue flags to inform instructors…