Making Learning Activities Available Outside the LMS
If you use a Learning Management System, here’s why you might want to make certain activities available outside of the LMS.
Are Your Respondus Applications Up-to-Date?
Are you the kind of person who doesn’t update software until it stops working? See what features you’re missing (or what problems you might soon encounter) if you haven’t been updating your Respondus applications.
New Features for StudyMate Class
Learn about the latest enhancements to StudyMate Class, including new LMS integrations and mobile features.
StudyMate Class Spreads Across Campus
Lubbock Christian University began using StudyMate Class in just one course. Learn how it spread across campus within a year.
Video Tech Tip: Moving Projects from StudyMate Author to StudyMate Class
StudyMate is an exciting way to engage students with course content. This video shows how to move content from StudyMate Author (Windows version) to StudyMate Class (web-based version).
Learning Styles Don’t Matter
The research is in: Learning styles don’t matter. David Smetters, CEO of Respondus, takes on the latest research on learning styles.
Introducing StudyMate Author 2.5
StudyMate Author 2.5 is now available. Check out the new features and the all-new demo movie.
Capturing Student Interest with StudyMate
Learn how StudyMate captures student interest early in a course, keeping students from falling behind.
The Top 5 Questions from StudyMate Webinars
Nearly 500 educators from the Respondus community came together for a recent webinar series on StudyMate Class. Many great questions were asked during the Q&A period, so we are highlighting five of them here.
Two Easy Ways to Create Learning Activities and Games
Adding online learning activities and games to your course sounds great, but the time and effort involved might seem a bit daunting. Here are two ways that instructors can use StudyMate Class to make high-quality learning activities and games in minutes.
iPhone App for StudyMate Class Now Available
The much-anticipated iPhone app for StudyMate Class is now available. Here are the details.
Teaching Tip: Grading Students in StudyMate Class
Using StudyMate Class without the Grade tool is like driving a car without looking at the dashboard. You’ll arrive at your destination, but have uncertainty along the way.
Creating Online Tests from Publisher Test Banks (without the hassle)
Watch this 100-second video and you’ll be ready to save dozens of hours creating online tests from publisher test banks (no more “copy-and-paste” and “import/export”.)
Teaching Tip: Preventing Duplicate Items in StudyMate Class
With StudyMate Class, instructors can have students enter questions and facts that are used in learning activities and games. But how do you prevent students from entering duplicate items? Here are some tips.
StudyMate Class: 5 Major Enhancements
Here are five features recently added to StudyMate Class. Keep reading if these key words appeal to you: ANGEL, Moodle and mobile learning.
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Respondus Inc.’s Mobile Strategy
David Smetters, CEO of Respondus, outlines the company’s strategy for supporting mobile devices.
Collaboration Tools: Three Ingredients for Success
Why do certain Web 2.0 and collaboration technologies work well in education, while others don’t? Three factors seem to determine their success.
Spice Up Supplemental Readings with StudyMate Class
Dust off those supplemental reading lists (yes, the ones your students ignore). Here’s an exciting way to engage students in supplemental readings without adding much work for the instructor.
Saliva, FERPA and StudyMate: It’s All About Privacy
David Smetters, CEO of Respondus, gives his perspective on the ever-growing topic of “privacy” in educational technology. From Facebook to FERPA, saliva to StudyMate, he shows why privacy issues shouldn’t be feared or ignored.
The Art of Writing Good Flash Cards
StudyMate Author makes it easy to create online flash cards, but the five tips in this article will help you write good flash cards (and other learning activities).
Simple Setup: No Manual Server Settings Required
The campus-wide versions of Respondus and StudyMate Author have a new feature that lets you skip the “server setup” step in the Publish Wizard.
Training Made Fun with StudyMate Author
This contributed article describes how librarians at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign use StudyMate Author to train student employees.
The Top Support Questions by Respondus & StudyMate Author Users
The top support question that we receive from Respondus and StudyMate Author users depends on the time of the year. Learn about the top questions being asked right now.
Feature Highlight: StudyMate’s Matching Activity
StudyMate will auto-generate matching questions for you (a real time-saver!), but you’ll want to read this article to avoid a common mistake.
Tips for Choosing an Authoring Tool
E-learning consultant Brandon-hall.com provides four guidelines for choosing authoring tools. See how StudyMate Author compares.
Creating StudyMate Author Activities from Existing Content
StudyMate Author has a robust set of tools that make it possible to convert existing materials to StudyMate Author format. You may be surprised at how easy it is to create interactive, Flash activities from your current course materials and digital content.