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Upcoming Technology Training Opportunities – October & November 2021

Blackboard Training Courses Need to Meet Level 2 of the 21st Century Classroom? Our free 1-credit Blackboard Training Classes can help! Faculty may enroll in these courses to learn how to use Blackboard tools for teaching and learning online. Register for classes online in Self-Service. See this video for more information. Additional information is available in our schedule. ZERD-197-500 Introduction to Blackboard – Virtual: Mon. […]

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Online News You Can Use – October 2021

Welcome to Online Learning News You Can Use, your brief monthly newsletter to help you promote student success through MATC’s online learning environment, Blackboard Learn. In this edition, we share news and resources to support your teaching practice. Hot Topics Knowmia Techsmith Video Update  Knowmia Techsmith officially shut down on September 30. The Yuja migration […]

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Getting Started with the YuJa Video Platform

Because Techsmith Knowmia will be sunset, MATC has purchased a site license to the YuJa Video Platform to provide faculty and students a tool for recording and sharing videos. YuJa provides web-based tools for screen-recording, automated speech-to-text closed-captioning, quizzing, and more. Videos in YuJa can be integrated with courses in Blackboard or shared through links. […]

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Best Practices for Re-Using Collaborate Ultra Recordings

If you have recorded live lectures in Collaborate Ultra that do not contain personally identifying student information and wish to preserve the recordings for future use, you may download them from your Blackboard sections and upload them to YuJa. See these instructions and the embedded video below to see how this is done. In addition to preserving […]

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Online Learning News You Can Use – September 2021

Welcome to Online Learning News You Can Use, your brief monthly newsletter to help you promote student success through MATC’s online learning environment, Blackboard Learn. In this edition, we share news and resources to support your teaching practice. Hot Topics Yuja Media Platform Training and Support The YuJa Video Platform integration is available in Blackboard. […]

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