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Online Learning Blog

Welcome to the Online Learning Blog. Here you will find updates about supported software and instructional technologies like Drexel Learn, Collaborate and Camtasia, just to name a few. To view the full details of a post, click on the link provided. The blog is hosted in our SharePoint site, which you can access directly by going to the Online Learning Blog site. The site can be accessed anonymously; however, if you log in with your Drexel credentials, you will be able to add comments and search through posts.

Update to Collaborate Launcher

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

On December 21, 2014, a new version of the Collaborate Launcher will be avalable. Please make sure you update the launcher before joining a Collaborate session.

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Camtasia for Mac – Year in Review

Monday, December 15, 2014

2014 brought a lot of changes and updates to Camtasia for Mac. Read more to find out what you may have missed.

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Why You Should Not Use Force Completion on Tests

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Force Completion is a setting for a Test within Learn that forces a student to complete a test in one sitting. Unfortunately, there are issues with this setting that cause problems for students. Alternative settings should be used to secure a test.

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Setting the Due Date for Tests

Friday, November 14, 2014

Setting a Due Date for a test allows an instructor to control the date and time students need to complete the test, as well as whether or not students can attempt a test late.

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The External Grade Column

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Within every Grade Center, there is a column that is flagged as the External Grade Column. This designation holds important significance, so it is important to understand what it means and how it affects your course.

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To view all of the blog posts, be sure to visit the Online Learning Blog site.