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Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

Archive for February, 2013

Quality Matters and Hybrid and Online Education: Discussion

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 27th February 2013

If you missed our discussion today on Quality Matters and Hybrid and Online Education, here is a short outline of the topics covered: QM – how can we go through the process The Center for Continuing Studies  is going through QM headq/rs, but MnSCU has also its own review process. how does the library fit in Hybrid […]

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Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 25th February 2013

Technology Instruction Week: Hybrid and Distributive Learning February 25-March 1 MC 205 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm   Monday transition from From F2F to distant learning: how does transition happen?… Tuesday MOOC: what, how and why?… Wednesday QM (Quality Matters): why and how… Thursday participation and retention in online class Friday synchronous and asynchronous methods in online […]

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digital storytelling

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 23rd February 2013

Excellent article regarding MOOCs and digital storytelling: http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/ds106-not-course-not-any-mooc Come to our discussion on digital storytelling this coming Friday, March 1, 2013, 2PM, Miller Center 205

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next week D2L sessions: CourseBuilder, Competencies, Dropbox and Discussion List

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd February 2013

Please consider the following D2L sessions next week: D2L Course Builder Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM until Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 3:45 PM Location: MC 205 also http://media4.stcloudstate.edu/d2lworkshop Instructor: Plamen Miltenoff Discussion will include the use and efficacy of the tool. CourseBuilder as the focus of other tools: e.g. Content, Manage Files, Discussions, Dropbox, […]

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Mobile Devices for Teaching and Learning: A Discussion

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st February 2013

For those of you, who missed the discussion on the use of Mobile Devices today, Thursday, Feb. 21, please have links to the presentations of Laurie Crane and Annette Lee. Here is link to the information presented by Annette Lee: http://web.stcloudstate.edu/aslee/VIDEOPROJECT/home.html Here is a link to the information presented by Laurie Crane: http://web.stcloudstate.edu/informedia/mobile/mobile_devices.pptx Please contact ims@stcloudstate.edu if […]

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Your questions, our answers: set the final calculated grade so students can see it

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 20th February 2013

set the final calculated grade so students can see it: please have the handout at: http://web.stcloudstate.edu/informedia/d2l/open_final_grade.html Let us know if you have a better solution. Ideas? Suggestions? Follow us on Twitter: @SCSUtechinstruc #techworkshop

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Publish your MS Word quiz into D2L using Respondus

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 19th February 2013

Please have a handout with snapshots and information on the use of Respondus to publish your MS Word quizzes http://web.stcloudstate.edu/informedia/d2l/respondus/publish_respondus.html Please let us know if there are questions and/or issues

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Social Media for Learning: Feb 19, 2PM MC 205 discussion

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 18th February 2013

social media on mobile devices (Twitter and Facebook) to accommodate and enhance learning – and audio and video applications to enhance your presentations and projects. –          What is social media –          What are mobile devices –          Why social media on mobile devices? –          How they intersect in learning and teaching Hands-on –          Describe your mobile […]

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social media: Tweeting is about Branding

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 14th February 2013

link to article Branding messages do three things: 1) create awareness, 2) try to convince consumers that a product or service is a solution to their problem, and 3) create a feeling of familiarity and relationship with the consumer, commonly known as “brand affinity.” That’s why most SMB TV commercials show the owner, staff, and […]

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D2L issues: Dropbox in Google Chrome does not display correctly…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 11th February 2013

MnSCU technicians are working on the D2L issue of Dropbox not displaying correctly in Google Chrome. After opening a file (student’s paper) in Dropbox and visiting D2L’ s Dropbox again later, the opened file is still in bold (as if not being opened). According to the discussion, it happens to .RTF (Rich Text Format) and […]

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