Add Our Website To Your Mobile Device as an “App” Shortcut

CIDDE’s website is designed to be easily accessed on mobile devices, and in an effort to further ease your navigation process you can add our website to your iPhone, iPad and other mobile device as an “app” shortcut! In order to do this, first access the CIDDE website from the preferred browser on your mobile device. Once the website has loaded, click on the middle icon at the bottom of your screen (the box with arrow pointing up, as pictured above). You’ll then be greeted with a number of options to select from. To create an “app” shortcut on your device, select the “Add to…

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The First Day of Class: Getting Off on the Right Foot

When your syllabus is finalized, you may be tempted to forget about your course until the semester actually begins. However, you can use the week before classes begin to think about ways to make the first day of class as good as it can be for you and your students. Researchers have found that the current generation of students, often referred to as Millennials (roughly defined as those born between 1981 and 1999), have distinct learning characteristics and expectations. Rather than using the first day of class as a time to simply go over a list of administrative matters, try…

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Say Goodbye to Kaltura

The Kaltura integration into Blackboard will be disabled on August 21st, 2015, so that new videos can no longer be added to Kaltura. This will end the ability to directly upload videos into Blackboard using Kaltura. The entire Kaltura service and all videos – whether linked to Blackboard or not – will then be taken offline on November 1st, 2015. If you have video in Kaltura that you would like to keep using, please review this post on how you can identify your videos and request that they be transferred from Kaltura to you. You can also contact us if…

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