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Follow Up Friday: Discussion Tool Breakdown

September 23, 2022

Are the number of discussion board tool options confusing? Which tool is best for you and your needs? Read on to learn about the options most used at Clemson University!

Discussion Tools Breakdown

To help you make sense of the options that are available, we have a helpful page that breaks down the most popular options at Clemson and whether they are supported on campus or not. Note: Clemson Online recommends the Canvas Discussion board tool because it meets accessibility criteria, is free, and you have expert support for it through Clemson Online staff. To see all potential tools, read: the webpage on your discussion board tools.

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Quick Hits: Ins and Outs of Speedgrader Tools

Learn how to use Canvas SpeedGrader to view and grade student submissions. SpeedGrader allows instructors to leave feedback, use rubrics to assign points, and much more. The session will include a walkthrough demo about SpeedGrader and its many functions.

Upcoming Events

Kaltura Basics I

Kaltura Basics I is an overview of Kaltura and how you can interact with it. It will introduce you to the difference between accessing Kaltura through Canvas and MediaSpace, the difference between My Media and Course Videos, adding an existing video to Kaltura, adding a collaborator (sharing a video), and embedding a video in Canvas. Be sure to register for Basics II, Advanced I, and Advanced II to learn even more about Kaltura! Register to join September 26th Basics I session from 10:30a – 11:00a. Facilitated by Gray Jackson, Learning Technology Specialist. Contact James Butler with any questions about this session.

Kaltura Basics II

Kaltura Basics II is a demonstration of using Kaltura to create videos. It will cover accessing the Kaltura recorder, creating a video using the recorder, basic video edits, accessing your created video, and adding machine-generated captioning. Be sure to register for Advanced I & Advanced II to learn more about Kaltura! Register to join the September 26th Basics II session from 11:30a – 12:00p. Facilitated by Gray Jackson, Learning Technology Specialist. Contact James Butler with any questions about this session.

Kaltura Advanced I

Kaltura Advanced I is dedicated to creating interactive quizzes in your Kaltura videos. After this training, you will be able to create a quiz in Kaltura, add a video quiz as an assignment in Canvas, access quiz results, and use the Kaltura dropbox to let students submit videos. Be sure to register for Advanced II to learn more about Kaltura! Facilitated by Gray Jackson, Learning Technology Specialist. Contact James Butler with any questions about this session.

Kaltura Advanced II

Advanced II focuses on quality pedagogy when using Kaltura. After this session, you will be able to implement best practices for using Kaltura and you will be able to explain how to use Kaltura to enhance your class. Facilitated by James Butler, Digital Learning Strategist. For questions about this training, please email James Butler.

Quick Hits: Quiz Building

Creating Canvas quizzes can seem daunting, but by the end of this walkthrough demo, you will become an efficient Canvas quiz builder. We will discuss question types, how to create question banks, and answer any questions you may have. Facilitated by Axel Ruiz, Learning Technology Specialist. A Zoom link will be emailed to registere0d participants, 48 hours prior to the day of the event. Contact James Butler with any questions about this session.

Review Clemson Online’s Calendar of Events page for a look at the rest of the development events we are offering in Fall 2022.

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