Category Archives: Technology Training

DDS Workshop Summer 2017 – New and Improved

Once again we will be hosting our two-week summer workshop – Designing and Developing your Online Course. We have made some changes and improvements, so check out the details below. Because we are making changes to reflect the new features coming … Continue reading

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Announcing Tools for Retention Series

*Updated 3/29/2017 Are you a Springboard power user? Have you completed the DDS Workshop and now you are wondering what’s next? DDS is excited to announce a new series for advanced users. These sessions will be presented in a hands-on … Continue reading

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FAQ: My professor says they sent an email, but I don’t see it

Question: My instructor says they sent me an email, but I don’t see it in my inbox. HELP! Answer: It might have gone to your Spam folder. Your Spam Folder is located on your UA Gmail account after you have logged in. … Continue reading

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Releasing Final Grades to Students

As the Fall semester is winding down, we know that many instructors are wrapping up their grading in Springboard before submitting final grades in My Akron. If you use Springboard to calculate your students’ final grades, you might not be … Continue reading

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Guide To Binder

After downloading the Binder app, this guide will show you how to start using Binder. Step-by-step directions are easy to follow, helping you locate, explain, and use the options available to you. Use the directions below to help you connect your Binder to your … Continue reading

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Walk-in Support for Faculty

During the week of January 12-January 16, Design & Development Services will provide walk-in support for all Instructional Technologies including Springboard. Support will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Here are the details: Hours*: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday … Continue reading

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Curious About Turning Technologies?

Turning Technologies’ Implementation Team is offering webinars focused on preparing faculty for interactive classroom implementation. Dedicated training specialists will guide you through the basic use of TurningPoint Cloud and ResponseWare to assess student understanding and have the ability to track … Continue reading

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The Ohio Quality Matters Consortium’s Annual Member Meeting May 14, 2014

The Second Ohio Quality Matters Consortium’s Annual Member Meeting will be held at Columbus State Community College on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. Register Here.   The Annual Member Meeting will be a day of … Continue reading

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Students: Do You Need Help Using Springboard?

Desire2Learn has created a series of ten tutorials which focus on the basics needed to use the Learning Environment, including: Basic Navigation Course Content Binder Discussions Dropbox Grades Quizzes Classlist User Progress Pager You can find a link to these videos in … Continue reading

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Tech Talk Tuesday to Resume in the Fall

We want to thank everyone who came to the Tech Talk Tuesday series this semester. As a reminder, videos and handouts for many of this semester’s Tech Talk Tuesday sessions are available online for review: http://www.uakron.edu/it/instructional_services/dds/training.dot. If you have a … Continue reading

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