Monthly Archives: June 2013

Presentation at the Polytechnic Summit

On June 5th, Guthrie Andres and I participated in a panel discussion at the 2013 Polytechnic Summit which was hosted this year by Zorica Pantić, the President of Wentworth Institute of Technology. Our discussion, “Carving Your Initials Into Google,” was described as “lively” … Continue reading

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Evidence-Based Instruction: Quizzing (“Rehearsal”) as A Learning Tool

Typically, instructors use quizzes and tests as an assessment tool. However, research shows that quizzing can be a valuable tool to enhance learning itself. As summarized in this 2010 review article: “[R]ecent studies … have shown that a combination of study and tests … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Electronic Signatures

If you are tired of printing out electronic documents in order to sign them, e-signatures are a nice solution.  You can use a free account with EchoSignature to sign up to 5 documents a month, and email them to recipients … Continue reading

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