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Top Hat is now available to all Pitt faculty and students for free. Top Hat helps faculty easily take attendance, administer polls, and deliver quizzes in the classroom. Student roster, attendance, and grade information can be easily synced with your Blackboard course. Creating an Account If your instructor is using . . . Read more
If you instructor has created a Peerceptiv peer review assignment in your Blackboard course, this presentation has instructions and illustrations for completing all phases of the assignment.
Contents About Turnitin PeerMark The Stages of the PeerMark Review Process Launch Turnitin PeerMark Review Begin a PeerMark Review Complete your PeerMark Review View your Reviews and your Score About Turnitin PeerMark PeerMark assignments allow you to read, review, and score or evaluate one or many papers submitted by your peers. . . . Read more
Your instructor has two options for having you submit work for your class to be checked for plagiarism or facilitate feedback through Turnitin. This knowledge base article focuses on submitting assignments through the Turnitin.com website. Your instructor might also be using the Turnitin tools available through an integration with Blackboard/CourseWeb. If you need instructions on how to submit your assignment through Blackboard, visit the knowledge base article titled “Submitting an assignment to Turnitin through Blackboard.”
Lynda.com, an online library of thousands of video courses and tutorials, is free to University of Pittsburgh students, faculty and staff. This post will show you how to access Lynda.com so that you can begin using its resources.
Over the years, Student Opinion of Teaching Surveys have come to be referred to as “OMETs” by many Pitt faculty. Regardless of what they are called, teaching surveys are an important part of each academic term. Instructors value your feedback; they want to hear from you. They may be gathering feedback about changes they made to their course or some may be looking for new ideas.
Adobe Premiere is an advanced video editing tool available for student use in most student computer labs. It allows you to edit video clips from digital cameras and camcorders, as well as videos downloaded from the internet.
Turnitin is a web-based application that is used to detect plagiarism, and to create opportunities for students to learn to properly attribute sources.
Windows Movie Maker 12 is a free software from Microsoft as part of the Windows Essentials software suite and it gives users the ability to edit and make movies as well as to publish them onto the internet.
iMovie 10 is a video editing tool created by Apple for OS X and it gives users the ability to edit and makes movies as well as to publish them to the internet.