Frequently Asked Questions
- What software can I use to record myself and my slides?
We recommend using Panopto. This is a software which is used within Blackboard, and
you can find out full details on its functionality here: https://www.panopto.com/features/
- How do I get access to Panopto?
Should you require a Panopto license, then please email CETL at firstname.lastname@example.org and state which course you will be using the software for. This will then be processed
and you will be informed when this license has been assigned to you.
- Do I have access to LinkedIn Learning?
Yes, all faculty have a license to access LinkedIn Learning. Simply login to https://my.uaeu.ac.ae/en/Pages/default.aspx with your UAEU ID and select LinkedIn Learning from the Apps Section.
- What is the process for starting to blend my course?
Each Semester the CETL department carries out a Blended Course Transformation Program,
which consists of a 4 Week Training Program, assisted creation of blended course material
and reviewing results of the transformation over an academic year. Should you wish
to be a part of the next BCT Program, then please email CETL at email@example.com to express your interest.
- What software do I need to record my screen?
We recommend Screen Cast-O-Matic (https://screencast-o-matic.com/), which is a free piece of software to record your screen and also voice while you
navigate to provide demonstration lessons.
- What software can I use to edit my videos?
We recommend using Shotcut (https://shotcut.org/), which is a free and intuitive video editing software that provides a basic but
effective set of features to meet the vast majority of requirements.
- How do I become a faculty fellow?
To become a member of the Faculty Fellow program, please email CETL at firstname.lastname@example.org and advise what topics you would be looking to facilitate in the Further Professional
- How many FPD sessions can I provide as a Faculty Fellow?
Between 2 and 3, depending on the schedule and topics being covered.
- How do I access the e-textbooks?
E-Textbooks are accessible on your Blackboard site, however, if you experience issues,
then please email CETL at email@example.com.
- What can I use for Gamification?
To incorporate Game elements into your courses, there are several resources you can
use to facilitate this. The most popular are Quizlet (https://quizlet.com/) and Kahoot (https://kahoot.com/).