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Archive for January, 2013

Use of Respondus to convert your MS Word quizzes into D2L

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 31st January 2013

If you are considering populating your quizzes with material in MS Word (.docx or doc) format, please download the Respondus software from this location: http://web.stcloudstate.edu/gsjorgensen/respondus4campuswide.zip If you need help installing Respondus on your computer, please let us know: d2L@stcloudstate.edu. Respondus is installed in the Professional Development Room (PDR) in Miller center. PDR is also known [...]

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Rubrics in D2L

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th January 2013

do you have rubrics developed for your classes and wondering how to reflect them in the D2L rubric tool? Please join our discussion on “good rubrics in D2L course”  

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Adobe Dreamweaver sessions in February

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th January 2013

Workshop registration at: https://secure.mnsu.edu/mnscupd/login/default.asp?campusid=0073 Monday, February 04, 2013 at 10:00 AM until Monday, February 04, 2013 at 10:45 AM  Monday, February 11, 2013 at 10:00 AM until Monday, February 11, 2013 at 10:45 AM  Monday, February 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM until Monday, February 18, 2013 at 10:45 AM  Monday, February 25, 2013 at 10:00 AM until [...]

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your list of mobile apps for iPAD and/or Android and Windows

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 29th January 2013

do you have a list of fav apps for your mobile devices you would like to “double-check” with others? Pls let us know, so we can compile a comprehensive list of apps for the entire campus

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MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) and SCSU

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th January 2013

A MOOC Article a Day: Three Themes To Watch http://www.iie.org/Blog/2013/January/MOOC-Themes-to-Watch#.UQZ0Qu4oY4k.twitter Do you have ideas and suggestions? Pls share your thoughts… Here is a link to the CETL blog on MOOCs: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/cetl/2013/01/31/more-on-moocs/

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rubrics in D2L: from students’ standpoint

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th January 2013

One of the difficulties working with D2L as an instructor is the inability to “see” what “students” see. Indeed D2L has the students role, but… If you are working with rubrics and advertising this feature to your students (pls share with us your rubrics!!!) and your students are perplexed that they don’t see rubrics under [...]

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Achieve more compact display of your grading items in D2L

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 24th January 2013

Achieve more compact display of your grading items in D2L http://web.stcloudstate.edu/informedia/d2l/compact_grading_display.docx

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Handout: Creating groups in D2L with dropbox[es] and discussion[s]

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 24th January 2013

Good afternoon, pls have a handout on Creating groups in D2L with dropbox[es] and discussion[s] web.stcloudstate.edu/informedia/d2l/creating_groups_in_D2L_with_dropbox.docx

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basics of design

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd January 2013

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2PM, we met to discuss the basics of design, graphic design in particular. Sliderocket and SLideshare Here is the handout with sources and outlines. Pls feel welcome to contribute with your sources and ideas. Design Basics Handouts -          What is design and how to we approach it to prepare the preliminary sketch or the plans for (a work to be executed), especially to plan the form and structure of http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/design what is [...]

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Handout with snapshots how to add participant in the new D2L version

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 16th January 2013

Please have a handout with snapshots how to add participant in the new D2L version http://web.stcloudstate.edu/informedia/d2l/add_participants_to_D2L_course.html

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