Canvas Course Setup Checklist

As you are preparing to teach your course over again or for the first time, here are some helpful checklist items. Canvas – New or Copy Existing Course What’s the roadmap to building a Canvas course? How do I view my upcoming Canvas courses as an instructor? How do I cross-list courses in Canvas? How […]

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Respondus Live Proctoring

LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor now have an additional option for remote proctoring. The new Instructor Live Proctoring feature enables instructors to use a video conferencing system (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc.) for live, remote testing. LockDown Browser prevents cheating on the computer or device itself, while the instructor watches students via video conferencing. This mode is recommended for small, synchronous classes where […]

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Respondus & Data Privacy

According to Respondus: LockDown Browser is a client-based application that “locks down” a computer or device during an online exam delivered on a third-party assessment platform, such as a Learning Management System (LMS), in DU’s case, Canvas. LockDown Browser doesn’t require users (e.g. instructors, students) to create an account, and in most situations, personal information […]

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Respondus Lockdown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas. Students are locked into the assessment and are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. Download the Browser Download Respondus LockDown Browser This link is unique to DU. The browser won’t work if it is downloaded […]

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How to Use Turnitin for Faculty

If you would like your students to submit an assignment using Turnitin: 1. In your Canvas course, click Assignments in the Course Navigation menu. 2. Click Add assignment or edit an assignment you have already created. 3. Enter the assignment title, point value, and other relevant information. Read more about creating and editing assignments. 4. In […]

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Formatting Text Documents for Respondus

Respondus will import multiple choice, true-false, essay, fill in the blank, and multiple answer questions. The plain text, rich-text, or MS Word file must be organized in a “Standard Format” before it can be imported into Respondus. The Standard Format for questions has required elements and optional elements. Important: Respondus requires Windows 7 or higher. Standard […]

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Updating Your Respondus License

The Respondus license renews each year on August 1st and existing users must update the installation password each year. Login to this portfolio to access the current installation password. http://portfolio.du.edu/respondus

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Introducing DU VideoManager

Videos have become a popular tool in education. Although video is easily captured with video cameras, flip cameras and cell phones, tasks such as encoding, presenting and managing video files can be daunting. Additionally, the ability to provide feedback to students within those videos is beyond the capabilities of most software programs. The OTL has […]

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Manage Recordings with Relay Wrangler

Using Relay Wrangler; you now have the ability to mark TechSmith Relay presentations for preservation, download your video, and delete un-needed recordings. We encourage all content owners to be responsible with this material and only preserve that content which is still relevant for teaching and learning purposes at the University of Denver.  You may log in to http://wrangler.du.edu with your DU […]

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How can I download my TechSmith Relay video file?

To download a TechSmith presentation video, modify the TechSmith URL to include “/media/video.mp4”, for example: From this: http://flashmedia2.du.edu/relay/government_history_20141016_120646_26.html To this: http://flashmedia2.du.edu/relay/government_history_20141016_120646_26/media/video.mp4 This new page allows you to right-click on the video to save it on your computer. You can then upload the file into Canvas or Kaltura MediaSpace.

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