Hypothes.is promotes active reading and social engagement with a text. Essentially, it is a digital overlay on a PDF for students to annotate and discuss a reading. Use it to help students comprehend their reading, prepare for class discussion, think critically about the reading, become better collaborators, and much more. Hypothes.is at IU is integrated… Read more »
Quick Tip: Are You Up-to-Date with Zoom?
New features are added to the Zoom platform regularly. Just one example of an update includes this feature: Enhanced co-host privileges over Breakout Rooms—Co-hosts have the same breakout room controls as the meeting host, such as starting or ending breakout rooms, assigning participants, etc. To ensure your semester runs smoothly and you have access to… Read more »
Quick tip of the week: VoiceThread fills the social presence gap in online courses
Simply put, VoiceThread is a threaded discussion about something visual: an image, slide show, or movie. It works seamlessly with Canvas. Usually, the instructor creates the VoiceThread and students add comments. Students can also be assigned to create their own VoiceThread. The students can post comments or answer questions in the VoiceThread using text, voice… Read more »