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    “Expanding Access, Activism, and Advocacy” at the Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Conference

    By Jeff Liszka and Mary Mahoney This year’s Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Conference (#BUDSC18) brought together interested parties to discuss current research and practice guided by the theme “Expanding Access, Activism, and Advocacy.” Faculty, researchers, librarians, artists, educational technologists, students, and administrators gathered to share ideas about access inspired by the expansive definition provided by conference organizers: “accessible formats and technologies, access through universal design for learning, access to a mode of expression, access to stories that might not otherwise be heard or that might be lost over time, access to understanding and knowledge once considered beyond reach.“ The resulting presentations, talks, and project demonstrations reflected this theme, highlighting work that…

  • Common Questions,  Gradebook,  Moodle

    Integrating Poll Everywhere with Moodle Gradebook

    Student results from Poll Everywhere surveys and quizzes can now be integrated with the Moodle Gradebook. For information on how to use Poll Everywhere in your class, start with this post. After you have created a set of polls (questions), you will first need to create a class participant list in your Poll Everywhere account. Login in to Moodle, and navigate to the section of your course where you want to integrate a Poll Everywhere quiz or survey. Turn on editing, and then click on ‘Add an activity or resource.’ Select ‘External tool’ and click Add. Enter in a name for the activity, and then under Preconfigured Tool, select ‘Poll…

  • How-To,  Tip of the Week,  Tools

    Introducing Poll Everywhere!

    Educational Technology has purchased a site license for the web-based audience participation software, Poll Everywhere. We encourage faculty and staff to use this platform as an alternative to the Turning Technologies clickers that we can no longer support (without added fees). Poll Everywhere can be used in the classroom or during meetings to collect live, interactive responses from the audience from any type of mobile device or computer. Poll Everywhere works in PowerPoint, Keynote, and Google Slides, plus when used as an assessment quiz, results can be integrated with Moodle Gradebook. To get started with Poll Everywhere, contact your Instructional Technologist or Jason Jones at jason.jones@trincoll.edu, to have a new…

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    WITT Symposium Wednesday, December 12

    On Wednesday, December 12th Educational Technology & Research Services will host a Winter Institute on Teaching with Technology, a half-day event with sessions on teaching with film, annotating online with Hypothes.is, using PollEverywhere, OneSearch, and more. At lunch, Roopika Risam (Salem State) will give a talk on “Torn Apart/Separados,” a rapid-response project that highlights the potential of digital humanities methods for anticolonial social justice work. This event will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in LITC 181. For more information, please contact  Amy Harrell.   Preliminary program 9:00  Welcome remarks 9:05   Using Poll Everywhere (Cheryl Cape, Luke Phelan, presenters). See a demonstration of this audience polling tool you can use in the…