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New VoiceThread Features

VoiceThread allows instructors to place collections of media including images, videos, documents, and presentations, at the center of a conversation – wherever and whenever you like! Faculty can use VoiceThread for collaboration and to lead conversations using any mix of text, microphone, webcam recordings, or audio files. The latest version of the VoiceThread integration with Sakai has some important changes and exciting new features including the option to create VoiceThread assignments linked with the Sakai Gradebook - You must add the tool to your course site after August 16, 2014 - or delete and re-add the tool - to reveal the new features! Click this news item for more information.

Fall 2014

New Faculty Training Sessions on the Calendar – Register Today!

Looking for help with Adobe Connect web conferencing, Atomic Learning online tutorials, Panopto lecture capture, our Sakai learning management system, VoiceThread for online collaboration, and more? Review our new training calendar and sign up for one of our sessions today! Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot and be ready for the start of the semester. Click this news item for more information.

On-Demand Learning

Atomic Learning

Atomic Learning is an online, on demand, training site that offers over 50,000 tutorial videos on over 250 technology applications, including Microsoft and Adobe. Topics are subdivided into very small chunks and presented in videos of one or two minutes - instructors can even pull Atomic Learning videos directly into their Sakai courses. 24/7 access to training offers flexible, just-in-time learning - Atomic Learning narrated video tutorials are ready when you are!

November 2014

Sakai Virtual Conference

Interested in interacting and networking with colleagues in the Sakai Community? Consider attending the faculty-friendly Sakai Virtual Conference! This inaugural conference will be held completely online with an emphasis on pedagogy and best practices, targeted more toward the teaching and learning aspects of using Sakai. Click this news feature to be redirected to the conference website and registration.

Get Help

Faculty Drop-in Support Schedule

ITRS provides individual and small group consultations on teaching with technology regularly in Klarchek Information Commons 204, Corboy Law Center 732, and online at https://connect.luc.edu/itrs-dropin. Click to learn more information and view our current drop in schedule.

Record Lectures

Panopto Lecture Capture

Record, share, and archive your class lectures with Panopto, a new lecture capture platform at Loyola starting in Spring 2014. Panopto software provides an all-in-one interface to record screen content and video of the instructor simultaneously.

Classroom Response System

Selecting a New Classroom Response System

Loyola is in the process of selecting a new classroom response system. The day will include vendor demonstrations, resource tables and a light lunch. Come interact with the software,have a chance to ask questions and provide us with your feedback. Click this new item for more information.

Loyola

Instructional Technology and Research Support (ITRS)
Division of Information Technology Services
1032 W. Sheridan Ave. · Granada Center, Room 240 · Chicago, IL 60660
25 E. Pearson St. · Corboy Law Center, Room 731 · Chicago, IL 60611

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