Author Archives: Sara Foy

Tech Tip: The Power of Pages

Pages are used to create content in your course. Pages are where you can put content and educational resources that are part of your course but don’t necessarily belong in an assignment. Pages can include text, video, audio clips, math … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip: Creative Syllabi

We have posted a couple times this semester on some different ways of displaying course syllabi. If you missed them, take a look at: Rebecca’s Faculty Spotlight A great collaborative tool for mapping ideas As you are beginning to think … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip: Tech-Happy Professor Going Low Tech?

Dr. Michael Wesch, a professor at Kansas State University, is well-known  for his digital ethnography studies. One such study you may have seen  went vira. You can watch A Vision of Students Today here: I was fortunate to see him … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Lucidchart – A Great Collaborative Tool For Mapping Ideas

Lucidchart is now available for Emmanuel College faculty and  students. Lucidchart is an online diagramming tool that allows  individuals or groups to brainstorm ideas, organize thoughts, and  collaborate in real time. It helps students collect, analyze and  communicate their ideas. … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip: Teaching With Case Studies

Case studies are a great opportunity for your students to consider real world problems. With case-based teaching, students develop skills in analytical thinking and reflective judgment by reading and discussing complex scenarios. Case studies are based on real events and as … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip: Thinking About Teaching Online?

Are you considering teaching a fully online course? You may want to read the following ProfHacker blog entry from a professor who explains why his first foray into online teaching didn’t go so well, and also offers some very good … Continue reading

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