Technology Glossary
If you need a refresher on something your OLTC walked you through...
This is the page for you!
 
Sli.do

More coming to this page soon!

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To add to a powerpoint...

*Using Google Slides*

  1. Go to slido.com and click Sign up in the top right corner.

  2. Once you have an account, download the google slides extension for Sli.do at this link.

  3. It should appear in the add-ons section of the slides toolbar... click to add to any slide you want.

To use in your slides...

[Video from Sli.do]

Students will not need to download anything.

  • They can either:

    • ​Go to Slido.com and enter your personal code, or
    • scan the QR code.
    • Both will automatically appear on the slide!
 
Perusall
Check the video to the right for a tutorial, or see below for written instruction!
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To add to Moodle...

*On your Moodle page*

  1. Go to your Moodle page, with editing on... click add an activity or resource. 

  2. Find Perusall, make an assignment with a sample name. 

  3. Now click on it and you will be taken to the Perusall website. 

  4. Make sure you give your course a start and end date or it will not work!

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To add assignments...

[Video from Sli.do]

  1. Click the link from your Moodle page, and click "add" documents, and add any from your computer. 

  2. While adding you can:

    • Assign smaller chunks of the document if it is long. 

    • Set a due date for sections.

    • Assign to certain students

    • Make comments anonymous

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Other settings

Click the three lines on the top left of the screen, click settings.

Grouping allows you to have smaller sections of the class look at the article together for less clogged annotations.

  1. Scoring allows students to get a grade from Perusall based on... the number and quality of each students annotations.

  2. On your course home you can add an extension for a specific student.

 
Microsoft Teams
Check the video to the right for a tutorial, or see below for written instruction!

How do I start using Teams?

  • Meeting Scheduler- This will be used more like a traditional Bluejeans or Zoom call. You will be able to send a link to your students, or post a link in your Moodle page that takes them directly to the video chat. It is better than the other services because your students will be using it for their other classes too, meaning less programs to keep up with, and secondly you also have a text chat that where you can share documents that will stay there after the call. 

  • Teams Site- This is your own private group of chats. You will have a group channel with all of your students and yourself. You can also make permanent chats with specific groups of students e.g. group projects. In these channels you can video call at any time, chat within the messenger, and share documents. 

First you must decide how you would like to go about using teams within your classes.

**There isn't a standout downside to this option, you will just have slightly less freedom of features (which in almost all cases won't be harming anything.)**

**The main downside to this is you will have to add each of your students, 1 at a time, and it will not connect to Moodle, so you will have to keep up to date with the class roster making sure all students currently registered have access.** 

 

Scheduling a 

reoccurring meeting

**for teams calls**

Moodle

Gradebook

This video goes over the gradebook feature in Moodle, and teaches you everything you may need to know. 

Marking

This video goes over the marking assignments in Moodle, and simplifies grading online submitted assignments for both the professor and the student. 

Label

This video goes over the table feature on Moodle and shows you how useful this small feature actually is. 

Chat Rooms

This video goes over the Chat Room feature in Moodle, and teaches you everything you may need to know and how to use it. 

Discussion Forums

This video goes over Discussion Forums in Moodle, and shows you the many ways they can be utilized plus how to set them up. 

 
 
Flip Grid

To use with

Moodle...

This section goes over the video assignment tool, Flipgrid, and how you can use it with your classes on Moodle.