Monthly Archives: April 2013

Tech Tip: Curating Content with Open Tapestry

Organizing collections of content, whether articles, webpages, images and media, or some combination of these things, to share with students in your courses can often be challenging. Open Tapestry is a free online tool to help you organize content collections … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Sharon McKechnie – Enhancing Collaboration with Groups

Instructor: Sharon McKechnie, PhD, Assistant Professor of Management & Economics Course: MGMT 2307 Organizational Behavior About the Project: In MGMT 2307, over the course the semester students complete a group research project intended to allow them to explore an organizational … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: R. Bryan Sears – Using Social Media in Courses

Instructor: R. Bryan Sears, PhD,  Assistant Professor of Chemistry Courses: CHEM 1102 Principles of Chemistry II with Lab and CHEM  4160 Chemistry Senior Seminar About the Project: Dr. Sears created a professional Twitter account (@Dr_Sears) and a Facebook page (Emmanuel … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Technological Enhancements in the Classroom

Christopher Fitzpatrick is a senior majoring in Psychology.  Here are his thoughts on the ways that technology enhanced his experience in the classroom. My first semester in college started in late August of 2009.  This was a time in which … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip: Improving Student Presentations

In creating class presentations, students often do not know how to begin. So they begin as they would with a paper. With an outline. And then they put that outline on slides, sometimes as bullet lists, sometimes as complete sentences, … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: eBooks

Do you like having options? Students like having the option of choosing an eBook verses a traditional printed textbook. Why? Flexibility & Portability Publishers today are making eBooks so that they are available on many of today’s portable devices such … Continue reading

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Horizon Report 2013

The Horizon Report – a collaborative project between the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) – identifies and describes the 6 emerging technologies and practices most likely to have a large impact over the coming five … Continue reading

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