Tips & Tricks
BU’s Intuitive New Video Capture Tool, CaptureSpace BU recently adopted MyMedia/Kaltura as its supported video sharing platform. Kaltura CaptureSpace is a screen recording software within MyMedia, the university’s new platform for educational video creation, hosting, and distribution. The most comparable tool to CaptureSpace is Camtasia, a 3rd-party video creating/editing platform that many BU faculty have used until
Google Keep is probably the easiest to adopt of all the softwares ever discussed on the EdTech blog, and you might have already used a nearly identical interface on the Apple application “Stickies.” You can reach Keep by clicking on the grid icon at the top right corner of any Google screen and scrolling through the Google Apps, or
Last week on the EdTech blog Wendell Seale, EdTech’s MyMedia platform administrator, introduced BU’s new video streaming platform. This week we’re publishing a video that demonstrates how students can benefit from instructors’ use of video. Live now on MyMedia: Educators face a number of limitations in traditional learning environments. Student engagement can be low because
Everyone has a different level of expertise and comfort with technology. Some people prefer pen and paper, while others keep up with multiple tech blogs to learn about new features. No matter how much someone might have used a technology, it’s easy to miss fun and useful features because people typically learn software as they need to adopt it and then stop exploring.
Turnitin.com is not just for monitoring plagiarism anymore. They are now known as Turnitin Feedback Studio and they have introduced GradeMark, a feature with a lot of helpful new tools that can make grading go by faster. Drag and Drop GradeMark has revolutionized essay grading with the new drag and drop correction labels. Students will see a
Many of us spend hours each day with a phone in our hand. Our phones can help us keep in touch with our partners, friends, and children, and keep us up to date on our projects at work even as we walk to lunch or sit on the T. They can also be a huge distraction, though. There is
EdTech is integrated into Digital Learning & Innovation (DL&I), a larger organization devoted entirely to digital learning. Now when you email us, in addition to receiving help with technology you can get inspiration, training, and consultations on pedagogical problems. We can help you answer questions like: How do you rethink the way you’re teaching a