Tag Archives: Educational Technology

Discontinuing LockDown Browser

As the spring semester winds down, you may now be shifting your focus to final exams and wondering if LockDown Browser will be available for the upcoming exam period. After over six months of troubleshooting, it has become clear that, … Continue reading

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Turnitin and Student Privacy

Turnitin is a text matching tool that compares students’ written work with a database of student papers, web pages, and academic publications. The two main uses for Turnitin are: 1) for formative or low-stakes assessment of paraphrasing or citation; and … Continue reading

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Padlet, What is It, and How It Will Improve Student Engagement?

Have you worked within a discussion board and wished it was more engaging? Hoped for a platform that had a visually appealing user experience? Have you longed for an intuitive space that allowed intuitive posting across all devices? Padlet may … Continue reading

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PebblePad ePortfolio Pilot at Langara

What is PebblePad*? Langara is currently in the pilot phase of implementing the online portfolio platform, PebblePad. Digital portfolios, or ePortfolios, are powerful tools for learning, assessment, and career development because they enable users to document their skills, learning, and … Continue reading

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Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions

Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions Are you facilitating an online course this semester or next and still feel a bit overwhelmed about using technology? Join the Ed Tech Sandbox Sessions to try out your tools and synchronous teaching in a safe … Continue reading

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A Curated List of Ed Tech Articles

A Curated List of Ed Tech Articles Whether you are on your NID and preparing for the spring semester or you are currently tackling your debut semester teaching remotely online, this list has something useful for you. In this short … Continue reading

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