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Instructional Technology Support Services                            Loudoun Campus

Our Mission

Instructional Technology Support Services at Loudoun Campus is dedicated to serving the technology needs of the faculty and staff. Our team is committed to assist the faculty in implementing the instructional technologies for a successful teaching and learning environment.

Our Services

  • Provide support in Canvas Course Set Up and adding Course Content.
  • Provide continued assistance to the faculty for their Canvas Courses
  • Provide training on entering grades in the Grade Book.
  • Provide training on assessing student’s work in the Speed grader
  • Provide training on creating a quiz/ test with Lock Down browser and Respondus Monitor
  • Provide workshops for students in topics like Canvas, Excel, Word, Power point, Google Apps and Google Drive.

What’s New

Respondus Lock Down Browser in New Quizzes NOW!!!                                       The Respondus LockDown Browser is supported in New Quizzes NEW !!!.

The Respondus integration requires an external app, which is the same app used for Classic Quizzes. Once New Quizzes is enabled for an account, the LockDown Browser Dashboard displays both Classic and New Quizzes in the same list.

Student Experience                                                                                                                        When LockDown browser is enabled for Classic Quizzes, students open the LockDown browser first and login to their account to navigate to their quiz. When LockDown browser is enabled for New Quizzes, however, the student workflow has been simplified where students begin using Canvas in their regular browser and LockDown browser will automatically launch when the exam begins.

NEW Zoom Default Security Settings:                                                                                  The NEW Zoom Security Default Settings helps to conduct your class meetings with a number of security settings that will ensure no disruptions during the class meeting. To know more, click NEW Zoom Default Security Settings.

Zoom Polling: You can add polling questions on the fly during the Zoom meeting:                                                                                                                                       The Zoom Polling feature allows you to create single choice or multiple choice polling questions for your meetings. Set up the poll prior or during the meeting, launch the poll during your meeting and gather the responses from your attendees. Polls are conducted anonymously and results are not saved. To know more, click Zoom Polling.

Canvas Studio Collections – New Feature:
Did you know there’s a new feature that allows you to create collections in your Canvas Studio library? Creating a collection allows you to organize your media library and share specific collections and media with other users. To know more, click  Canvas Studio Collection.

Rich Content Editor:
Did you know from May 12, a new Rich Content Editor has been updated to your Canvas courses. The NEW Rich Content Editor is available in your Announcements, Syllabus, Assignments, Quizzes, Discussions and Pages. To know more, click  Rich Content Editor.

Muting Course Notifications :
Users can mute all notifications for a course where the user is enrolled. Course notifications are enabled by default. On the home page, users can choose to disable notifications for the course. To know more, click  Muting Course Notifications.

Edit Assignment Due Dates in one place:
Did you know there is a new feature in Canvas that allows you to edit all your Assignment Due Dates in one place? This is especially helpful if you have imported content from a previous term and don’t want to edit each assignment individually! To know more, click  Edit Assignment Due dates in one place

Limited Submission Attempts:
By default, assignments can be submitted an unlimited number of times. However, instructors can choose to limit the number of attempts a student can make for an assignment by using the Attempts menu. To know more, click  Limited Submission Attempts