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News Source: Wesley Alan Wright: Notes, Lessons, and Projects

…one more thing

  • October 3, 2017 @ 4:13 pm
    With respect to Tina’s 13 Lunas project and Which uses Flash to record video, I present Video capture via WebRTC A work in progress. No Safaris allowed.


  • October 3, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
    I have pretty much either finished or abandoned all projects and duties, an I am prepared to vacate the premises. Thank you very much “Elvis has left the building.”

Free Books from my Bookshelf

  • September 13, 2017 @ 11:15 am
    Math, physics, computer science. And a signed copy of  The Art of Computer Programming Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms (Donald E.Knuth).   Free for the taking, available only in Lafayette 407

ffmpeg barfs on .AVI file

  • September 5, 2017 @ 3:31 pm
    Entered on 08/31/2017 at 10:54 by Hi Wesley, I’ve uploaded 2 movies to the server, which are not going through. 1 is an avi file, the other a mp4 file. Are there issues with the server? Issues with ffmpeg. Exploratory … Continue reading

YoUVM admin tool: move ownership

  • September 1, 2017 @ 3:25 pm
    Figured out how to move ownership of a video from NetID1 to NetID2. Added it to Admin Panel => browse Videos => popup menu ‘Move’ Still some clean-up work to do before sending to production  

News Source: Frank's Activity Log

15. November 2017: Mittwoch

  • November 16, 2017 @ 6:41 am
    First annual tape audit.

14. November 2017: Dienstag

  • November 15, 2017 @ 12:08 pm
    FP12 - Here's what is the same as FP11 -- the name!

13. November 2017: Montag

  • November 14, 2017 @ 9:14 am
    SR9072066 - notification for full adv_file device causes log problem. Wow! Thanks.

10. November 2017: Freitag

  • November 10, 2017 @ 2:50 pm
    Digging deep into a NetWorker issue.

8. November 2017: Mittwoch

  • November 10, 2017 @ 6:39 am
    Replace the bad things.

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) at UVM

  • November 1, 2017 @ 1:45 pm
    Ever wonder if your curricular and instructional changes are achieving their desired outcomes? Curious about how students are approaching a complex assignment outside of class? Want to know what would make your class more engaging for students? These are the … Continue reading

What’s New in Bb?

  • September 8, 2017 @ 11:04 am
    As Fall has begun, take a moment to peruse the Fall 2017 Blackboard @ UVM newsletter.  Highlights in this issue include: New Bb Mobile apps – one for students, and  one for instructors. The Respondus Lockdown Browser pilot has been extended through the end of … Continue reading

Thinking about the start of the semester

  • August 25, 2017 @ 4:28 pm
    As the air outside starts to cool, we begin to focus on the Fall semester and introducing our courses to the incoming class of students. You might be wondering what to keep in mind for the first day. Traditionally, students sit … Continue reading

Faculty-to-Faculty Consulting Program

  • August 11, 2017 @ 2:53 pm
    The CTL welcomes our new faculty associates, Nicole Phelps, (History) and Dianna Murray-Close, (Psychological Science). In their roles as faculty associates, Drs. Phelps and Murray-Close will be available to consult individually with faculty about teaching challenges including those related to teaching … Continue reading

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: New Training and Support

  • August 11, 2017 @ 1:11 pm
    The CTL is excited to welcome Dr. Steven Netcoh who will be completing a one-year postdoc with us. Dr. Netcoh will be developing materials, resources, and tutorials for faculty who are interested in conducting and publishing research on teaching and … Continue reading