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4th Annual Information & Technology Showcase

The 4th Annual Loyola Information & Technology Showcase will be held on Thursday, February 21st from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm in the Damen Student Center. Come learn about library and technology resources available to the University community. Take advantage… Continue Reading →

Sakai Gradebook Checklist

We smell the coffee. We see the library rush. It’s that time of year again: finals. Source: Freeimages.com/andreajaccarino For instructors, we’d like to make your Sakai grading process as easy as possible so you can focus on what matters most:… Continue Reading →

New Features in Panopto

Panopto, Loyola’s lecture capture software, has some exciting new features. Panopto now allows users to easily upload slides to an existing session, change the thumbnail image for a session, access speech-to-text captions, and add quizzes to a session. For instructions… Continue Reading →

Sakai 11 is Almost Here!

On May 12th, Loyola’s learning management system will be upgrading to Sakai 11. Per this upgrade, you will discover a few changes within Sakai. Some of these changes include: A new Gradebook tool Anonymous forum discussions More customization options for… Continue Reading →

Inactivity Alert for Lesson Pages within Sakai

A new inactivity alert feature has been added as an option to all lesson pages within Sakai. When activated, the alert will automatically trigger and email for any user that has not selected a specific lesson page. Instructors have the… Continue Reading →

Use an Educational PowToon Account to Enhance Presentations

PowToon is an easy to use resource that allows users to create animated videos and presentations. An instructor could use PowToon to enhance lectures or a student could use PowToon to create entertaining presentations. Creating a PowToon presentation allows the… Continue Reading →

Join the BigBlueButton Pilot

BigBlueButton is a web conferencing solution that Loyola is piloting this year. BigBlueButton allows instructors to host class sessions, meetings, or office hours online. Additionally, students are able to enter a BigBlueButton online room without their instructor. Therefore, students have… Continue Reading →

Top Hat, Let the Polling Begin!

Top Hat is Loyola University Chicago’s new response system. This “bring your own device” web based platform takes classroom polling to a new level. Student engagement can be compiled through seven different questions types, including sorting and clicking on target,… Continue Reading →

Welcome to the New Tech Tips Blog

We have changed the format of our weekly “ITS Technology Tips” from a Web page listing of PDFs to a blog. The real advantage of presenting Tech Tips in a blog format is that readers have an opportunity to comment… Continue Reading →

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