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Our last session for the semester will be held on May 2, 2024 where we will provide you with important updates and reminders, with a focus on D2L!
Check out our TechBytes page to register for this session, or watch a recording.

'Applying the QM Rubric' (APPQMR) Workshop Offerings

Instructors can attend APPQMR workshops through Distance Education or directly through Quality Matters (QM). There are only four DE-facilitated APPQMR sessions remaining for Spring 2024!

QM APPQMR Registration Step-sheet (opens new window)

Please see the dates for upcoming Distance Education APPQMR sessions below:

  • Face-to-Face: April 25th, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

  • Face-to-Face: May 6th, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Synchronous Zoom: May 7th & 8th, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • Online Asynchronous: May 8th - 22nd

Reserve your spot today while there is still availability!

Distance Education APPQMR Registration Step-sheet (opens new window)

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The Examity online proctoring platform will no longer be available at Austin Peay State University after August 2nd, 2024. This allows for Examity usage through the Summer 2024 terms.
Moving forward, Honorlock online proctoring will remain the solely supported online proctoring tool provided by Distance Education. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.


Zoom Cloud Storage Clean Up
APSU has limited cloud storage on Zoom. Please take a moment and clean up any old or unused videos in your account. 

Thank you!

Honorlock logo4/9/2024

Preserve the quality of your exam content with Honorlock's 'Search & Destroy'
Search & Destroy scans the internet to locate exam questions that have been shared online. It then offers straightforward steps to manage compromised content.
Once you have enabled Honorlock for your quiz, click ‘Results’ then click the ‘Search & Destroy’ tab to see if any of your quiz questions were found online and what actions you could take.

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Honorlock has introduced the new "Reviewed" status icon!
After clicking to review a session, the test taker card will now display a check mark icon indicating that the session has previously been reviewed. 

APSU Online Quality Fundamentals (AOQF)
Become an AOQF Peer Reviewer!

Earn up to $500 in professional development funds through the new CAFÉ Perks Program. AOQF Peer Reviewer requirements include:

  • Completion of APPQMR

  • Completion of AOQF Peer Reviewer Workshop

  • Experience teaching an online class (within the last year)

To get started, fill out the AOQF Peer Reviewer Application Ticket (opens new window)

Elevate your Educational Video Content with Camtasia

Discover Camtasia's Secrets for Impactful Educational Videos!

Date: April 30, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM

Join TechSmith for a transformative webinar with Russell Stanndard, a video education expert with 80,000 YouTube subscribers. Russell will unveil Camtasia's latest features and share essential tips to enhance your video content.

Don't miss this game-changing session!
Registration required (opens new window)

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Faculty-Requested Human Captioning is now available in YuJa!

Follow these instructions to request captioning services:
1. Access Human Captioning by navigating to 'Manage Media' at the top of the screen.
2. Choose the desired media and select 'More...' from the upper right corner of the thumbnail and, from the 'Details' page, choose 'Accessibility'.
3. Click on 'Human Caption'. Your default Human Caption service will appear if you have permission to request Human Captioning. Note, you may see an override message if auto captioning has been completed. Select 'yes' in the pop-up box.
4. Select 'Send Request'. An email should be sent once completed. There is a 1-2 day turnaround time for YuJa Human Captioning requests. 


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DE Employee Spotlight: Rachel Carroll

Rachel was a technical clerk in Distance Ed. for two years before transitioning to her current role.

“As the LMS Administrator, my role involves providing training and support to educators, administrators, and other stakeholders. By fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration, my role helps to create an environment where the Brightspace D2L platform serves as a catalyst for transformative teaching and learning experiences.”

2023-2024 Academic Year Newsletters

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