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EdTech Tools to Increase Student Engagement

PlayPosit: Increase Engagement with Videos Using videos in online learning may not sound ground-breaking or innovative, but that’s because you’re not using PlayPosit yet. PlayPosit is a tool that provides an intuitive, easy-to-use editing platform for creating interactive videos, also known as “bulbs.” You can use videos you create or content you have curated from […]

Featuring Fall 2019 FIU Technology

Recently, the FIU Division of Information Technology sent out a welcome message for the Fall 2019 semester featuring some tech updates. Below are some highlights. Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning Just before the Fall semester began, FIU transitioned from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning for FIU students, faculty and staff. LinkedIn Learning contains high-quality, expert-led videos from […]

FIU Online Conference 2018 Recap

On Friday morning, November 2nd, 2018, two hundred and twenty-two people traveled to FIU’s waterfront Biscayne Bay campus to attend FIU Online’s 17th annual FIU Online Con. The conference opened with an empowering keynote from an internationally recognized and seriously creative multimedia artist, Phil Hansen. Through his innovative and jaw-dropping approach to working within his […]

Pick of the Week: ApprenNet

This week’s “Pick of the Week” is a video tool called ApprenNet. Summary: ApprenNet is a video exercise solution which lets online students upload video responses to video exercises, provide peer-reviews for other video responses from students in their class, and then unlock the “expert response” from a faculty or facilitator. The video exercise is […]