Some of you may have heard rumours that some new edtech tools are coming to Camosun via eLearning this term. It is indeed true! We are currently piloting our streaming media platform, Kaltura, and setting up our new instance of WordPress and our updated Blackboard Collaborate Ultra (our synchronous class delivery platform).
Want to know more? Come to one of our information sessions this term! Descriptions are below, and you can register at https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/GDWH7WY
Introduction to Kaltura (Streaming Media at Camosun): Information Session
Monday, March 4th, 3:00-4:00 pm LLC151 (Lansdowne)
Kaltura is a streaming media tool that is coming to Camosun. This means faculty and students will now have a place to create, edit, and house their course-related videos. Kaltura also integrates with D2L. Come find out more about what Kaltura is, what it can do, and how you can use it for your courses, as well as when it will be available at this information session!
Introduction to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra: Information Session
Monday, March 11th, 3:00-4:00 pm LLC151 (Lansdowne)
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a synchronous classroom tool that is coming to Camosun. This means that faculty now have an online tool with audio, video, chat, and whiteboard/desktop sharing capabilities to support their teaching in real-time. Come find out more about Blackboard Collaborate and how it can be used, as well as when it will be available, at this information session.
Using WordPress for Student Blogs: Information Session
Thursday, March 14th, 3:00-4:00 pm LLC151 (Lansdowne)
WordPress is a blogging and website creation tool which is now available in the Canadian cloud, meaning that if you would like your students to build blogs and websites as part of their learning, we can now offer a solution which will be in compliance with the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Come find out more about how to set up a site for yourself, and what you need to know to get your students started.