Faculty Resources Page

 

Whether you're teaching face-to-face, hybrid, or online courses, you will likely work with D2L at some point. In addition, there are a number of other technologies MSUB has made available in support of you and your students' success.

 

Check out the Workshops page to see what professional development opportunities are coming up!

 

Perform a System Check to see if your computer already has the more common technologies necessary to succeed in your courses.

 

  • Desire2Learn / Brightspace

    D2L, now also known as "Brightspace", is MSUB’s learning management system where you can post announcements, have students submit assignments, hold discussions outside the classroom, maintain an easy-to-access grade book, and much more.


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    D2L Assignment Grader App

    The D2L Grader app lets you grade and markup assignments from your tablet. You can download assignments to work on later, or work on them in real time. The Assignment Grader app is available for iPad and Android™ tablets. 


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      D2L Grader AppGrader allows you to instantly upload your grades and rubrics to your D2L course. Audio and video commentary can be recorded directly in the app. Comprehensive annotation options include text formatting, highlights, freehand notes. Support for rubrics is included.

      Download the app from your phone's app store.

      Learn more at D2L's Website.

       

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    WebEx

    WebEx is MSUB's virtual meeting space and two-way video solution. You could use WebEx for virtual office hours, study groups, and one-on-one tutoring assistance. Regardless of everyone's physical location, faculty and students can use WebEx to communicate in real time and expand the learning community.


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    TechSmith Relay

    If you’re looking to flip your classroom or record a lecture, you can do it using Techsmith. TechSmith Relay is software that records your computer screen and can also include video of you if you choose. You can add voice to a PowerPoint presentation, demonstrate a tool directly from your computer, and more. When you’re finished, TechSmith Relay publishes the video so you can easily share it with students in D2L.


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    Turnitin Feedback Studio

    With Turnitin, you can check for potential plagiarism, markup papers with automatic and custom comments, leave voice feedback, and even use their rubric tool.  Turnitin Feedback Studio is integrated seamlessly into D2L Assignments and can be deployed very easily.


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      Turnitin Feedback Studio

      The Office of eLearning has created the following Turnitin tutorial resources to get you started:


      - Viewing Similarity Reports

      - Interpreting the Originality Report

      - Using the GradeMark Tool

       

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    box

    Box is a file storage, file-sharing, backup, and collaboration platform that provides unlimited space in the cloud! You can share with your students and other faculty. Your data is accessible on and off campus from any internet connected device. PCs, Macs, Apple iOS, and Android all support Box.


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    Captioning Services

    Need a video captioned? Please complete the form below to submit your request. Our captioning team will review your request and reply to you. If you are submitting a request for the captioning of multiple videos, please enter the necessary information for each video.


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      PLEASE NOTE: We will do our best to accommodate your request but RUSH requests are generally not available.

       

      Two-week advance notice is requested. To ensure your request will be timely processed, we need from you : 1) copyright holder's permission to add captions, and 2) DVD, VHS tap, digital file, or web video.

       

      Complete a Caption Request Form

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