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This document details how to make the Respondus LockDown required in order to take a quiz in Desire2Learn.
The LockDown browser is a potent tool, and is best used in a controlled environment where use can be monitored, and issues troubleshooted quickly. However, the LockDown browser can also be installed on Windows and Mac… more »
It all starts with an idea. Maybe you are walking down the street and you see a picture or hear a conversation and something sparks a project idea you can do in your class. Now you have a great idea but aren’t sure how to include it in your class or where to start. Please… more »
Do you want to craft an online presence at Georgia State University? Are you interested in finding a way to display your professional bona fides or have a dialogue with colleagues and experts in the field? Do you want a class website for interacting with students? Then Edublogs may be just what you… more »
The Exchange’s technology checkout service is one of the best kept secrets on the Georgia State campus. Faculty and staff are able to check out an array of equipment for up to two weeks! We check out everything from MacBook Pros and iPads to recording equipment. Most of our equipment comes fully loaded with… more »
Adding multimedia to online classes, or as online content for a face-to-face class, will not only be a fun project for you to work on but could also increase student participation in your classroom. There are several different ways to incorporate multimedia into your class.
One of the most difficult things about teaching large courses is assessing students without spending all your waking hours grading. The Desire2Learn Quizzes tool can help. Quizzes in Desire2Learn take approximately the same amount of time to set up and create as traditional paper-based quizzes, but administering and grading… more »
A critical component of teaching is helping student know what they should be working on when. An array of tools within Desire2Learn will help you to quickly disseminate announcements, organize your course materials, and potentially automate some of your support.
Suppose that you need to quickly inform the class of… more »
Learning new technologies can be a daunting task. Sometimes you may not even be sure which software you should learn, let alone how to use it. At Georgia State University there are several avenues available for exploring and learning new technologies. Opportunities fall into three main categories: on-demand courses, face-to-face trainings and workshops, and… more »
Collaboration, deliberation, and conversation are central to scholarship and to the learning process, but interaction at a distance can feel impersonal and dry. It doesn’t have to. Georgia State University has invested in a number of tools that allow interaction through a variety of modalities.