Poll Everywhere 101 Workshop

Seo, Grace (Educational Tech & Library)/ October 5, 2023/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

For colleagues who were unable to attend our live session on Poll Everywhere 101 this week, we’ve prepared an instructional video for you. In this workshop, we talked about what Poll Everywhere is, its practical applications in teaching, its various activity types, provide instructions for accessing it, and share information on its integration with Canvas. We also have detailed step-by-step

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Panopto 101 Workshop

Seo, Grace (Educational Tech & Library)/ September 27, 2023/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

We hosted a Panopto 101 workshop this week. For colleagues who were unable to attend our live session, here is the instructional video created just for you. In this video, we covered the basics of Panopto, including examples of how to use Panopto in teaching, compared Zoom to Panopto, explained how to access Panopto, install the Panopto recorder app, share

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Canvas 101 Workshop

Seo, Grace (Educational Tech & Library)/ September 21, 2023/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Overview We recorded our Canvas 101 workshop to cover the essential features of Canvas for instructors in case you are unable to attend our live session. Videos The topics cover the Canvas dashboard, global navigation menu, notification settings, Inbox, Canvas homepage, course navigation menu, announcements, modules, course syllabus, assignments, SpeedGrader, and People in Canvas. For detailed step-by-step instructions, please visit

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2023 Open Education Week Celebration at SPU

Seo, Grace (Educational Tech & Library)/ February 23, 2023/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

International Open Education (OE) Week is here at SPU! ETM and the Library are hosting an OE event (a conversation on open and affordable textbooks) to celebrate the open education efforts at SPU. Research As part of the celebration at SPU, ETM’s associate director, Dr. Grace Seo, presented her recently completed dissertation research: Sustaining Open Educational Resources (OER) initiatives in

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Assessing Inclusivity and Accessibility: A Student Employee’s Perspective

Jessflores/ March 9, 2022/ 3. Digital Age Learning Environments, Course Design, Critical Thinking, digital learning environment, leadership, online learning, pedagogy, practice, reflection, Technology/ 0 comments

Hi there! My name is Jess Flores and I am a fourth year student here at Seattle Pacific University (SPU). I currently work as a student assistant employee in the Educational Technology and Media department (ETM) here at SPU. A portion of my work in this position has been focused on the technological side of education, as ETM functions largely

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Seven C’s from the Winter Academy 2021-2022

Robertson, R. John/ February 18, 2022/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

CommunityHow is community fostered in the program? In individual courses? Outside of the courses?What are students expecting to get out of their program community?What types of students will participate and drive the community?How can students slip through the cracks of community, and how can we patch those cracks?CollegialityWhat other voices are allowed input into the program design?Who can I run

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Reflecting on our OER Grants process

Robertson, R. John/ December 3, 2021/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Kristen Hoffman and I are running a series of small OER or open text grants for SPU faculty (and staff). We’re really excited about the projects that we have underway with faculty from a huge range of departments. We’ll have more to say but as a point of reference this was the application format we used. We’ll continue to issue

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9 Alternatives to Proctoring to Boost Academic Integrity

Stewart, Brennan/ May 6, 2021/ Course Design, Software/ 0 comments

As the university is not renewing our contract for Respondus within its online learning environments, we want to take a brief, birds-eye look at the numerous strategies to ensuring academic integrity when assessing student learning without the use of digital proctoring. What’s happening? At the end of Spring 2021 quarter, Respondus LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor will be disabled within

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Podcast: Partnership and Growth in Remote Delivery

Stewart, Brennan/ March 10, 2021/ Technology, Workshop/ 0 comments

In response to the overall success of Seattle Pacific University’s adaption to remote learning through the COVID-19 Pandemic and positive feedback to the voluntary faculty training through the Winter Academy, Educational Technology and Media’s Brennan Stewart and Debi Bearden sat down with a few faculty members to discuss their online learning experience, takeaways from the Winter Academy, and their working

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