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May 18, 2017

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From the CTL Blog

Video conferencing product demonstrations

May 18, 2017 UVM is exploring synchronous platforms to provide video/web conferencing and real-time collaboration services. On Thursday, May 25, there will be two vendor demonstrations: 10:00am – 11:00am:  Zoom 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Blackboard Collaborate/Ultra If you plan on attending, please RSVP to Wendy Verrei-Berenback: wverreib@uvm.edu Read more »

Software to help prevent cheating on Bb tests

March 30, 2017 UVM is currently piloting a tool called “Respondus Lockdown Browser” that can prevent students from opening other windows on their computers while taking a test in Blackboard. We have until May 13, 2017 to evaluate this tool so we’re looking for faculty to help us by trying it in their courses this semester. What is […] Read more »

UVM’s Streaming Media Server and Online Video Platform (OVP)

March 30, 2017 An Online Video Platform (OVP) is a service for storage, management,and delivery of audio and video. OVPs are trendy, and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative  tells us why in their December 2016 article, 7 things you should know about OVPs. Big names in the OVP  marketplace include Ensemble, ShareStream, Kaltura, Panopto, Techsmith’s Relay, Instructure’s Arc, Sonic Foundry’s […] Read more »



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