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Recording and Uploading Your Teams Class

This series of video tutorials will show you how you can present various types of content in a Teams meeting, record a meeting and upload the recording to Ensemble and Moodle for students to view later. Presenting a PowerPoint in a Teams Meeting This video will show how you can present a PowerPoint to your […]

Forwarding All Calls to Another Phone

This tutorial will explain the process of forwarding all calls from your BU Cisco phone to a different phone number. This will allow you to take calls on a cell phone or home phone while away from your office.

Grading in Moodle

The following videos outline setting up your gradebook in Moodle as well as how to grade your students. Particular attention should be paid to final video as it shows the nuanced difference between setting up ‘Grade Items’, i.e.: assignments that would be handed in during a lecture, and ‘Moodle Assignments’ which are assignments that are […]

Collapsible Topics View in Moodle

ITS has installed a new view format into Moodle to supplement the more typical weeks and topics view. If you find that your Moodle page is becoming overly lengthy and cluttered with content, then the new Collapsible Topics view format could be of interest. Brought to our attention by a faculty member who wanted to […]

Moodle Chat – Synchronous Text Based Communication

When you need to communicate with your students in a synchronous real-time fashion, sometimes a full blown video conference seems like overkill. This is especially true in a setting where there might only be a small number of students, or it is an impromptu meeting, or simply a situation where the ability to see and […]

Creating Quizzes and Exams in Moodle

Professor Estelle Chamoux has created a great video on how to create quizzes and exams in Moodle: And she followed that up with a “part 2” video on using different question types in your quizzes:

Adding a Question and Answer Forum on Moodle

In this tutorial we explore how to build a forum onto your Moodle page to give students a public venue for asking questions when conducting classes in an asynchronous manner:

Breakout Rooms in BlueJeans

Doing group work with your students over a traditional video conference has always been a challenge, requiring one to set up multiple video calls which have to be juggled and supervised in a non-evident manner. The BlueJeans video conference platform has an elegant solution to this problem, however, in the form of breakout rooms. Breakout […]

Bluejeans Virtual Meetings @ Bishop’s

Bluejeans is the video conferencing service we use here on campus. It offers high quality video streaming and is very easy to use and to set up. All BlueJeans meetings need to be setup by ITS. Learn more on how to request meetings and how to use BlueJeans here. How to request a meeting Joining […]