OIT Quick Tip: Using Playposit with Canvas

In this Quick Tip, Simmons Academic Technology Service Director Jennifer Culver shows us Playposit, a new video solution currently being piloted that allows you to add quiz questions and other interactive elements to any YouTube video. Check it out!

If you are interested in joining the pilot program, send Jennifer an e-mail.

PlayPosit Brings More Features to Course Videos

PlayPosit LogoWe’re always looking for innovative and efficient new ways for faculty to harness technology for their teaching. Recently, OIT and the Academic Technology Council have announced a new pilot program for a new instructional video platform that allows for more interactivity and engagement for online courses.

With the PlayPosit video tool, you can create multiple interactions in a video; including polls, open-ended questions, discussions, and more. Continue reading PlayPosit Brings More Features to Course Videos

Canvas Corner: November 2018 Edition

Canvas CornerEvery month in Canvas Corner, we discuss the new features and enhancements available in Canvas.
This month, we cover Favorites in Canvas Commons, the New Rich Content Editor HTML 5 Recorder, and improvements to SpeedGrader on Mobile with the Eraser Tool and image annotations. Continue reading Canvas Corner: November 2018 Edition