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Online Video Tutorial Authoring – Quick Overview

As an instructional designer a key component to my work is creating instructional videos.  While many platforms, software and workflows exist here’s the workflow I use: Write the Script:  This first step is critical though to some it may seem

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New Video Tools for Course Content Development

Need help making captions for video content you author? These two tools can help with that.

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How do I publish a course in Sakai?

Course sites are created for all courses offered by the University, even if it’s an independent study course.  These course sites are periodically updated to reflect the current registered enrollment reflected at My.JohnsonU.edu in keeping with Add/Drop and Withdraw deadlines.

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What if the video isn’t from YouTube?

Looking for how to include that great bit of content in your course – it’s doable with a bit of knowhow.

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Use Assignments and Gradebook together separately

What can you do to minimize the number of clicks needed to enter Assignment submission grades?

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How do I post official midterm or end-of-term grades?

To post midterm or end-of-term grades you’ll need to have access to both Sakai and My.JohnsonU.edu.  Both sites use the same set of credentials to login. The easiest way is to pull up your course in Sakai, and then open

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How do I get my JohnsonU.edu email on my mobile?

Smart Phone or Device

Getting your JohnsonU.edu email on your personal smart device, mobile, phone or slate is pretty simple. While the directions may be a bit different for your device the settings remain generally the same: Add an account that is of type

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