MyLab & Mastering
Pearson MyLab and Mastering
MyLab & Mastering
Pearson MyLab and Mastering
Watching some information on systems of instructional design.
This used to be a feature in the old echo360 locally hosted service that we had, and now due to popular demand, it has returned.
Heat Maps are visual indicators that show the instructor what parts of the classroom recording the students are watching the most.
To look at your heat map for a specific video, you would want to login to echo360.org, then go to your content, find a video you are interested in and clicking on it to open the details page.
You can lay the heat map on top of the video by clicking on the button in the bottom right as seen above. The higher the graph spikes upwards, the more students watched that particular part of the video.
Some used clickers are coming from classroom kits where, because they are used differently than we do here at SBU, have had their clicker IDs changed and they no longer match the ID printed on the back on the device. This will result in your course results not processing correctly.
To check to see if you device ID is set correctly…
press the wrench button
then the go right button twice
press the button under where it says OK
press under OK one more time
You should see Device ID: and whatever the device is set to will show here.
see if that matches what is on the back, printed on the clicker.
IF IT DOES NOT MATCH; please email firstname.lastname@example.org
After contacting Susan, follow her instructions to have this resolved.
You may find that some of your students have not properly registered their clicker licenses (AKA Subscriptions) and others may not have successfully made an account at all with Turning.
An easy way for you to reach out to these students is to use the new email feature in TurningPoint. To do this, launch the software, and go to the Manage tab. Then, select your course on the left panel so it is highlighted.
On the top right, there will be a little envelope icon. Click that, and it will give you options to reach out to your students. Do not check the Clicker ID box as students using mobile devices will get a message telling them they need to add a clicker ID. But, do check the Subscription and Create Account boxes and then click Send. Students who need to just add a subscription will get instructions to do so, and students who need to create an account will get the appropriate instructions as well.
Just change the ending to “if you have any questions, please feel free to contact CELT at 2-2777 or email@example.com”
If you want to be able to use these inline editing features, have your students submit MS Word .docx or .doc files.
CELT is currently running a winter session pilot with zoom for web conferencing. If you are an instructor teaching this winter, you should have already received two emails. One inviting you to use your Zoom account, and one that includes a form asking you some questions about your previous experience with either Adobe Connect or Zoom in an educational setting.
Participating in the pilot does not mean you can’t use Adobe Connect.
zoom web sessions can be recorded and have robust analytics. We received 200 host accounts to use until the 30th of January. This may lead to another pilot in the spring if it goes well.
Blackboard has this cute mashup feature where you can go into your course, go to the content folder of your choice, select Build Content and select YouTube Video. You don’t even have to know the URL of what you are looking for… it lets you search by keywords and select the video right there.
but – the window is smallish and the ability to make it bigger seems non-existent.
So – if you need the video to be bigger…. here is what you can do:
Go to YouTube.com and search for the video you want there. When you find the video, click on Share…
now Show More…
and finally, pick the video size you would like to display in Blackboard:
Copy the code provided… it is the one that starts with “<iFrame width” as seen above.
Now head back to Blackboard….
Go to your Documents folder (or whatever content folder you desire), Build Content -> Item:
Give it a Name, then click the chevrons in the upper right hand corner of the Text box.
Which reveals more wysiwyg tools:
click the HTML tool and paste in the code from your clipboard:
click update and click submit.
Now you will get this gorgeous and large video, right in your folder – just like this. (This is the same embed code as seen in WordPress.)