Tech 4 U: Making Technology Work for You
Keeping You Up-to-Date
The remote world is always changing, always progressing. Below are highlights of new features and settings in a variety of tools that you can take advantage of.
Highlights in this Newsletter:
1) Zoom – New features and settings
2) Brightspace – New experiences and updates
3) Lockdown Browser & Respondus – New features for proctoring exams
4) Virtual Drop-in Help for Brightspace and Zoom
Zoom – New Features and Settings
There are some exciting new features and settings from Zoom that can enhance you and your student’s experience.
Reminder: Zoom Cloud Recordings will be deleted 30 days after the term ends.
Zoom Cloud Recording is not a long-term recording storage solution. If you record your class sessions or other zoom meetings using “record to the cloud”, please note that those recordings will be deleted automatically 30 days after the term ends. If you need to maintain any of your cloud recordings, please download those recordings in a timely manner to avoid losing them.
New In Brightspace
New Assignment Creation Experience
You can opt-into a new assignment creation experience. This feature provides an opt-in experience for users to familiarize themselves with the new experience. There are some limitations with this tool*.
New Assignment Grading Experience
Word Count now visible in Discussions
Lockdown Browser and Respondus Monitor Updates
There is now an additional option for remote proctoring. The new Instructor Live Proctoring option enables instructors to use a video conferencing system (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or Google Meet) for live, remote testing. LockDown Browser prevents cheating on the computer or device itself, while the instructor watches students via video conferencing. This mode of testing is recommended for small, synchronous classes where instructors can effectively manage and observe students during the exam.
Explore fun and effective ways to customize your course in Brightspace
For more help, visit the knowledge base.
Access the complete list of drop-ins and register here.
· Brightspace Assessment Knowledge Base Resources
What’s New in Brightspace?
Every month D2L publishes notes on new features released in Brightspace. Keep informed and see below!
Help and Resources
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