Ongoing Projects

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Listed below are brief descriptions of and links to more information about some of the fun and interesting educational technology projects I am working on this summer at SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence.

  • Cloud Conferencing Pilot

    Zoom from January - October 2105

    For the past few months and continuing into October 2015, we have access to 150 licenses of Zoom web conferencing software…

Do you want to run virtual office hours, bring in guest speakers to you class instantly, run tutorials and small group instruction at a distance? Try Zoom, a popular and easy-to-use web conferencing tool.

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  • Canvas Disruptions

    Moving Cox faculty, students, and courses from Blackboard to Canvas in 2015

    Learn more about how Canvas began its disruption of the LMS scene.

Starting in January 2015, the Cox School of Business began the move to Canvas. Changing from LMS to another is no easy task, but the move to Canvas is proceeding along smoothly.

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  • The Faculty Theme in WordPress is Ready

    A fun summer project for faculty...

    Do you want to take ownership of your own SMU-themed website? Do you want to promote your research, your teaching, or other activities? Then try the new Faculty Theme on WordPress. It’s fun and easy to use.

WordPress is a popular, easy-to-use, and versatile web content management system. Now, with the addition of a highly customizable and faculty focussed theme, you can become the master of your own SMU website.

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  • My Mediasite

    Personal media capture and sharing - Beginning May 15

    Beginning in mid May, SMU faculty can try My Mediasite, a personal media capture and sharing application.

Do you have a lot of audio and video files you need to share with your students, but don’t have a good way to store and share them? You’re not alone. This summer, you can check out My Mediasite for free…

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