We are happy to welcome Dr. Ilknur Gonul to the TLT team as our newest Instructional Designer. Dr. Gonul has a wealth of experience in teaching and learning and she is happy to work with faculty on everything from course design, assessment, curriculum mapping, and much more. Please visit our Instructional Design and Consulting page to view some of the examples of the services she offers.
If you missed it, see the Sakai 11 upgrade page to find out more about the major upgrades and features offered in the version update that happened in August 2017, or watch the video below for a quick overview of what's new in Sakai 11.
Voicethread enterprise license available
VoiceThread is a tool for having asynchronous conversations around media. You can upload your media files and present your thoughts using your voice, webcam or text, then share what you made with others so that they can join in the conversation. All students and faculty can log into https://ithaca.voicethread.com with their Netpass and it will be integrated with Sakai after August 14. See the TLT Voicethread web page for more information.
Turning Technologies login now uses Netpass login
Faculty and students using Turning Point software, account, and iOS app now can log in using their IC Netpass credentials. There are some other changes for Fall 17. See our Clickers web page for more information.
Zoom Web Conferencing platform available to all students, faculty and staff
Zoom is a high quality, easy to use cloud-based platform for video and audio conferencing and mobile collaboration. Log in through http://ithaca.zoom.us. Highlights include:
- Teach remotely with video, audio, phone,desktop and mobile sharing.
- Collaborate with IC and non-IC participants.
- Easy to schedule conferences linked to common calendar apps.
- Regular meetings can have up to 50 participants with special meeting types up to 500.
- Outlook plugin available.
Webcams can be borrowed from the IT Service Desk by faculty and staff. See how to "Host a Zoom Meeting" to get started.