Category: DEC Announcements

December 2019 DEC Newsletter

December 2019: DEC OFFICE NEWS In this edition: Intersession Reminders and Winter Break Updates Do you need help preparing/finalizing intersession courses? Make an appointment or stop by the DEC with any questions or support needs you have! DEC staff is available Monday-Friday 8am-7pm to help prepare your intersession courses with Panopto, Honorlock, WebEx, Canvas quizzes, …

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November DEC Newsletter

In this edition: Intersession LOTI Application, Meet the DEC, Quick Tip _ _ _ _ _ _ Intersession LOTI Did you think you had to wait until Spring to take LOTI?  You do not have to wait, LOTI Intersession is now accepting applications for the Intersession term. The course will begin on December 16th and …

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#TTT: Honorlock – New Cheating Deterrent

The newest technology that the DEC will be supporting is Honorlock, a cheating deterrent software. As a cheating deterrent, like its predecessor Respondus Lockdown Browser, Honorlock is not a guarantee to prevent cheating. However, it does make cheating very difficult, and allows instructors to review footage of their students’ entire testing session for inconsistencies. There …

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Final Vlog for Fall 2018

Second Vlog

Reduce Cheating with Respondus 4.0

When you think of Respondus, what comes to mind? From my discussions with professors, the first thing that comes to mind is Respondus Monitor and LockDown Browser. Respondus Monitor and LockDown Browser are very useful programs that allows for better online testing. They deter students cheating efforts. If your course runs LockDown Browser, it prevents …

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#TechTipThursday: Longwood’s Canvas Corner

Longwood University utilizes Canvas, by Instructure, as its learning management system. Each academic course automatically receives a corresponding space in Canvas. Although the extent of its use varies throughout the institution, the Digital Education Collaborative considers its administration and oversight of Canvas a quintessential responsibility surrounding the intentional integration of technology in educational environment. Some …

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First Vlog

*Videos* from 3rd Semi-Annual Student Tech Showcase

We held our third, semi-annual, Student Tech Showcase earlier this week. Three (3) members of the Instructional Technology Collaborator team spent approximately 15 minutes each connecting a DEC-supported technology to the teaching and learning experience. These presentations were part of the 4th tier of the ITC Badging Program and serve as the implementation component of a 3rd …

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3rd Semi-Annual Student Tech Showcase

*Special post for Longwood’s faculty and staff! We are excited to announce our third, semi-annual, Student Tech Showcase! This event will be held on Tuesday, August 28th, in the Digital Den (Ruffner 148), from 10 – 11 AM. Three (3) senior members of the Instructional Technology Collaborator team will spend 10-15 minutes each, connecting a DEC-supported technology to …

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