This blog is administered by the staff of the eLearning Department at Lansing Community College. It is designed to provide Instructors with helpful information about the Course Management System (Desire2Learn), technology resources, and supporting digital teaching and learning at the college.
Bloom's Level: 1-5 (Remembering,
Understanding, Applying, Analyzing, and Evaluating)
Nearpod is a free, web-based
platform that allows instructors to design presentations that include live,
formative assessment opportunities. Presentations
can be created by using existing PowerPoint presentations, or by creating a new
presentation from scratch. Share
presentation live during class, or add to any D2L course. Add polls and quiz
questions throughout the lecture presentation to gauge student understanding
and promote student-centered learning.
interactive, formative tools including polls, quiz questions, and short videos.
Nearpod presentations in D2L via a link or embed code, or live during lecture.
Android/ iOS mobile devices, and PC/ MAC computers.
Students can respond
to polls/quiz questions live during class.
the Reports tool to track student progress.
Capture students’ attention
and increase engagement with this all-in-one interactive presentation platform!If you’d like to learn more about Nearpod
please visit their website atwww.nearpod.comor
visit the How it Works page at https://nearpod.com/how-it-works.Please note that users
can elect to upgrade to a paid account to gain access to additional features
visit the eLearning team in TLC 427 for assistance getting started or to gain
ideas for integrating this tool into your online, hybrid and face-to-face
courses. If you are unable to visit in person, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (517) 483-1839.
Aviary is a photo editing platform, available as a free web application, as well as a downloadable app (with in-app purchase options) for both IOS and Android. The photo editor provides dozens of ways to enhance, accessorize, and apply unique effects to pictures. When your photo is ready, download and save it as a .png, or share it instantly through the mobile app!
Variety of Editing Options:
Adjust lighting, focus, and color.
Erase blemishes and brighten whites.
Personalize pictures with playful stickers, frames, and overlays.
Experiment with dozens of filters to create artful effects.