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Kristin Sloane

Zoom launches live transcription service

Zoom now includes a live transcription feature that can help to make class sessions, meetings, and webinars more accessible. Powered by AI, the service provides real-time, speech-to-text transcriptions that are visible to all participants. Live transcription can be helpful to enhance understanding, when there’s poor audio quality, and when participants are unable to have their […]

Faculty Spotlight: Paul Bourdon’s rapid switch to Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere is nice. I think it’s a fun collaborative way to get everyone in the class involved in learning. I really like Poll-Everywhere. It’s like mini quizzes/practices that test my knowledge. students in MATH 1190 Paul Bourdon is Professor and Director of Lower Division Courses in UVA’s Department of Mathematics. He previously used iClicker […]

Faculty Spotlight: Rich Ross turbocharges the grading process with Gradescope

Richard Ross is an Assistant Professor of Statistics, currently teaching SAT 2120: Introduction to Statistical Analysis this semester. With 572 students in his class, grading assignments and exams can be challenging and time-consuming. Thanks to Gradescope, he is able to grade quickly and accurately and focus more on interacting with his students.