Clickers: Creating your presentations on a Mac and Presenting them on a PC

While the Mac and PC versions of TurningPoint Cloud are very similar, there are a few little quirks you need to know if you will be creating your presentation on Mac and then presenting it on a PC.

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OER: Open Educational Resources

The deadline of February 15th is fast approaching for Faculty to apply for OER awards of $3,000 (for adopting open educational resources) and $7,500 (for creating open educational resources). Up to 10 awards are available. Open Educational Resources (OER) promote the use of textbooks and other materials for free or at a minimal charge.

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Enabling Scroll Bar for Mac to View Blackboard Grade Center

Are you unable to access the scroll bar to view the entire grade center on Blackboard on your Mac? This is a common issue with the default settings on your Mac and can be remedied quickly by going to your computer’s System Preferences.

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Lynda.com Featured Course: How to Increase Learner Engagement

Engaged students become more active learners. Help set learners up for success by teaching in a more interactive and immersive way. In this course, professor and instructional designer Karl Kapp explores teaching strategies that engage learners and make learning stick—whether you’re teaching face-to-face or in an online classroom setting. Explore different lesson formats and activities that increase cognitive engagement, knowledge retention, and collaboration. Dr. Kapp explores both time-tested and cutting-edge tools, including index cards and charts and digital tools such as wikis and blogs.

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