Tag Archives: learning tools

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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Increasing accessibility of course content: How to create closed-captioned videos

Increasing accessibility of course content: How to create closed-captioned videos What are closed captions? Closed captions are a transcription of dialogue that is added to a video or digital presentation and, when turned on, appears as text on the bottom … Continue reading

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End-of-Semester Sharing Session

On Friday, November 27th from 10:30 until 12:00, Ed Tech is hosting an End-of-Semester Sharing Session and we would love for you to participate.  How can you participate?  Share your tool or activity If you have adopted a tool or educational technology-based activity this semester … 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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Langara’s Learning Tools and Technologies

We know you are becoming Brightspace experts, but have you tried out any of Langara’s other learning tools and technologies? Try this quiz to see how much you know about our tools and support. Langara’s Ed Tech department provides expertise, … Continue reading

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