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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

22. Dezember 2018 – 3. Januar 2019: Break

  • January 4, 2019 @ 8:21 am
    Some break...

19. Dezember 2018: Mittwoch

  • December 20, 2018 @ 6:08 am
    NetWorker upgrade - day 3

18. Dezember 2018: Dienstag

  • December 19, 2018 @ 7:03 am
    NetWorker upgrade - day 2...

17. Dezember 2018: Montag

  • December 18, 2018 @ 6:45 am
    NetWorker upgrade to -- 12+ hours of pain.

14. Dezember 2018: Freitag

  • December 17, 2018 @ 6:52 am
    Are you really prepared? I mean, are you REALLY prepared? ???

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Online Proctoring Tools: Balancing Academic Integrity with Student Access and Privacy

  • April 5, 2020 @ 12:52 pm
    By Dianna Murray-Close With the recent move to remote teaching, faculty have raised questions about how they can ensure academic integrity when students take exams online. Concerns include students taking the exam together, exam questions being broadly shared with future … Continue reading

Contemplative Pedagogy for Transformative Education and a Creative Response

  • February 5, 2020 @ 1:11 pm
    By guest contributor, Laura Hill, Plant Biology Today’s college student is seeking more from their higher education than simply gaining knowledge and skills. They are asking faculty to make the classroom experience more participatory, inclusive, and relevant. College students are … Continue reading

Using the Bb Grade Center? Here’s a must see little tip!

  • January 10, 2020 @ 4:23 pm
    When I mentioned this in the CTL Blackboard Grade Center workshop this week, people were SO grateful that I thought I should post the tip to our blog. Frustrating Blackboard scenario: when you go to the Full Grade Center, you … Continue reading

Career Readiness Modules for Blackboard

  • November 17, 2019 @ 7:34 pm
    Written by guest blogger Sarah Heath, UVM Associate Director of the Career Center Workforce outcomes (aka: good jobs) are, research confirms, “far and away, the driving motivation for pursuing post-secondary education across all ages, races, and degree types” (D’Amico, 2018). … Continue reading

Take a Podcast Breather

  • October 10, 2019 @ 12:42 pm
    We welcome you to bring your lunch and listen to some fresh ideas about teaching with us. Our Friday Listening Series Brown Bag is an opportunity to take a break for an hour with colleagues and listen to Bonni Stachowiak’s … Continue reading