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Collaborate training materials: which ones are most helpful?

Join CEIT’s Collaborate trainer Olga Routkovskaia on a video tour of the most helpful resources available on the Blackboard Collaborate website: Find out which materials you should review and which ones you can skip in order to use your time efficiently. Interested in trying out Collaborate?  Contact Olga Routkovskaia by e-mail ( ) to … Continue reading

Live Virtual Classroom: New Yammer Group

Already using Elluminate or Collaborate?  Or thinking about using them? If so, join our new Yammer group Live Virtual Classroom! Dedicated to synchronous teaching and meeting online using tools like Collaborate and Elluminate, this group is a great place to post your comments, questions and helpful resources or read through other people’s posts. Watch a … Continue reading

CEIT Techs shoot video for Health Sciences Simulation Day at David Lam Campus

On Thursday 22 November Health Science students from Douglas Collge and paramedic students from the Justice Institute joined forces for the first time to participate in emergency care simulations. CEIT was asked to provide project support by videotaping simulations to create learning tools for future students. The patients were professional actors, the healthcare workers were … Continue reading

New Video Conference Meeting Rooms LAUNCH & LEARN

Video conferencing is a great way to bring committees and departments together, allowing you to meet without the stress of that long, sometimes hair-raising, drive between campuses. We are pleased to announce the College now has two newly installed video conferencing rooms, especially designed for ease of use. New Video Conference Meeting Rooms LAUNCH & … Continue reading

Streaming Grad

Once again CEIT will be streaming our graduation ceremonies out to the world on  February 15th and 16th at 10:30 AM and 2:30 PM. For more information on the four ceremonies, please go to the Winter 2012 Graduation Student Information Guide on the Douglas College website. The Graduation Ceremonies Video Stream will be live 30 … Continue reading

Engaging Minds Speaker Series Now Online

If you weren’t able to attend last semester’s Engaging Minds: What makes us human? speaker series, not to worry. They are now available online. CEIT videotaped all four of these guest lectures, which can be viewed here: The Engaging Minds presentations brought in speakers from local and international Universities to share their research and … Continue reading

Updated Media Release Forms Are Now Available

It was time. With the increase of new media use in the classroom and other service centres at the college, it was time to update the media release form. The changes clarify and modernize language to keep the document current with Canadian copyright laws. The form now covers recorded images and voice permissions as well … Continue reading

Shake It Off with Windows 7 — Literally

Learn about the shake feature in Windows 7 with this fun and entertaining video.

Adaptive streaming a better way to view live video

Did you watch the live web stream of our graduation ceremonies on June 1 and 2, 2011? If you did, you were one of the first to experience a new technology being used at the college called adaptive streaming. Depending upon current network conditions, adaptive streaming adjusts the quality of a video delivered to a Web page. This … Continue reading

CEIT Streams Graduation Ceremonies

Graduation is almost here. As in years past, CEIT will be streaming this important event out to the world. This year we are using a new video player that requires the Microsoft’s Silverlight plugin. Silverlight will  be one of our  standards for live and on-demand video streams at the college. Here’s what you need to … Continue reading


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