Archive for Marni Dunning

Training Opportunities @ Gustavus

Training Opportunities @ Gustavus Gustavus believes that professional development is an important piece in keeping you empowered and up to date with technology. And now, more than ever, you may feel the need to learn new ways to teach and work. Fortunately, there are a wealth of opportunities and resources to help you: Hoonuit Hoonuit […]

Introducing… Zoom!

Zoom is our new video conferencing application and it has some fantastic features, including: breakout rooms, whiteboard options, host controls, waiting room, polling, plus many more. The solution enables users to make video calls with up to 300 users, share their video, audio, and screen, plus, all of that can be easily recorded. The application […]

Technology Guidance for Summer Camps

GTS recommends the following for summer camps that would like to offer online instruction: Google Classroom – Google Classroom is a streamlined, easy-to-use tool that helps teachers manage coursework. With Classroom, educators can create classes, distribute information, assignments, grades and send feedback, and see everything in one place. You get access to Google Classroom with […]

Google Meet – What’s New?

Since many of us at Gustavus have been using Google Hangouts Meet to meet virtually with our students, coworkers and family, let’s talk about SIX new features that have come out! Google Hangouts Meet dropped the “Hangouts” making it simply GOOGLE MEET! YAY — Enough said! New controls for Gustavus Google Meet accounts The meeting […]

Narrated PowerPoints — HELP … I am confused!

There have been questions about Faculty narrating PowerPoint presentations and students not being able to view or hear the audio. Maybe they are on Google Drive; Maybe they are Google Slides; Maybe you don’t know what they are! Have no fear – let’s look at some of these FAQs to help solve these issues 🙂  […]

NEW Learning Opportunities!

We are SUPER excited to announce that we have NEW fun ways for you to learn more about the technology we support on this campus! Tech Bytes – these interactive one-hour collaborative sessions will introduce you to different tech tools that we support here at Gustavus. We will mix up the class by having a hands on instructional […]

New Features in Moodle version 2.9 and Fall courses ready!

The Core Services team updated our version of Moodle to version 2.9 and with it comes some GREAT enhancements!! Thank you to Paul and the rest of the team for their hard work on this upgrade 🙂 As an added bonus: Fall courses are imported and ready! We have also created a YouTube Playlist on our […]

Allow me to introduce myself…

Hi! Since I am new here, I think introductions are in order! 🙂 I am Marni Dunning and I started May 1 as the Associate Director of Instructional Services. I am SUPER excited to be here and honored to be part of such a great College! In my role, I will assist faculty (and staff) with […]