Category Archive: Featured

Apr 27

Spring Beta: The End is Here

It seems like just a few weeks ago that I was blogging about my start-of-the-semester nerves. In actuality, it’s been almost an entire semester. As we come up on the end of Spring 2018, it’s time to reflect on what went right and what went wrong with the Spring 2018 beta, specifically with my course, …

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Mar 27

What can Qualtrics do for you?

There have been several survey tools here on campus in the last few years, but the site license for Qualtrics is one of the more exciting developments we’ve had here in the Office of Academic Technology. Qualtrics is available to students and faculty to use, and can be leveraged to do everything from surveys for …

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Feb 28

Spring Beta: Student Success

One of my main fears when starting this semester was that students would be unable to navigate D2L. Our students here at TAMUC are pretty heavily entrenched in eCollege – even students who’ve never used it before know where to go to find their courses, it seems. For the past two years someone from the …

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Jan 26

A new Learning Management System

Texas A&M University-Commerce is in the process of implementing a new learning management system (LMS) for online courses.  The current system, eCollege, is due for retirement in the fall of 2018.  A committee of campus stakeholders reviewed the top three LMS vendors and chose Brightspace by Desire2Learn as the new system.  The last several months …

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Jan 09

Spring Beta: Nerves

The start of term is always a nerve-wracking time for me. For one thing, it’s definitely the busiest time of year here in Academic Technology – we’re flooded with requests for course shells, resets, instructor changes, and student enrollments. Plus, this is often the time of year when I’m gearing up to teach another semester …

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