Category Archives: Innovation

New Assignment tools in ECLearn Canvas

We’re excited to introduce two powerful new assignment tools in ECLearn. With Differentiated Assignments and Excused Assignments, you’re able to create a learning environment suited to individual learners and their individual situations! Differentiated Assignments Have you ever wanted the option … Continue reading

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Teaching with Technology Faculty Showcase, Spring 2015

This year the first Teaching with Technology Faculty Showcase was on March 19, 2015. It is organized by ATIG as a biannual event – every fall and spring semester the showcase features faculty courses and projects that are innovative, interesting, and … Continue reading

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Zaption – the Perfect Combination of Video and Quiz for Creating Engaging Learning

Zaption is a free online learning tool (with basic account). Its educational use is for creating video lectures and presentations in combination with questions. The questions dispersed throughout are designed to engage student minds. How Does It Work? Learners are introduced to a topic during which … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Laurie Johnston – Best ECLearn Site Award Winner Fall 2014

Dr. Johnston is an Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies and the Director of Fellowships at Emmanuel College. Her special interests are in Christian social ethics, war, peace and religion. At the recent “Teaching with Technology Faculty Showcase” in the … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Kelly Grant – A Successful Hybrid Course Design Example

Instructor: Kelly Grant, MSIB Course: Strategic Management, MGMT 4303 The capstone course is designed to demonstrate the connection between Corporate Social Responsibility, Operations, Marketing, Financial Management, and Organizational Structure when formulating a long term business-level or corporate strategy. In order to … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Jaime Vidaurrazaga – Collectively Prepared Study Guides Using ECLearn Discussions and Pages

Instructor:  Jaime Vidaurrazaga, PhD. Assistant Professor of Theology & Religious Studies Courses: THRS1103 Exploring Catholic Theology, THRS 1111 Exploring the Bible, THRS2203 Jesus & Christian Ethics, THRS2213 Latin American Liberation Theology, FYS1101.57 Christian Morality in the Roman World About the … Continue reading

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Learning Merit: About Digital Badges

ATIG’s new badging initiative might leave you wondering: what are badges? What is the place of these digital badges in the learning environment? While a GPA is one measure of student success, what does that number let us know about … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Richard White – Online Video Conferencing

Instructor: Richard J. White Course: HRM/MSM 9019 OL Negotiation and Conflict Management About the Project: This course uses simulated negotiation exercises focused on problems in a management/human relations environment to provide negotiations experiences. These experiences are then analyzed using course materials and … Continue reading

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Backward Instructional Design Model

Instructional Design is a term that refers to systematically designed instruction with or without the use of educational technology. Instructional Design 101 is a four-part series description of “the process of assessing learning needs and applying the appropriate learning strategy to meet … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Regina Rutter – Video Resumes

Instructor: Dr. Regina Rutter, Lecturer in the Department of Management and Economics Course: MGMT3496 – Management Internship and ACCT3296 – Accounting Internship About the Project: Students were assigned to develop a two-three minute video resume that is typically used to supplement a traditional … Continue reading

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