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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: Melanie Leussis – Using ECLearn (Canvas) Badges to Foster Learning

Instructor:  Dr. Melanie Leussis, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology Courses:  PSYC 2801/2802 – Research Methods and Statistics I & II About the Project:  The American Psychological Association (APA) has outlined a very specific and extensive set of rules governing writing … Continue reading

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1st Workshop in “Name Your Workshop” Month is…

Flowcharts, Diagramming & Mind-Mapping Made Easy with Lucidchart Monday, October 7th from 4pm – 5pm in Admin 130 Lucidchart is an online diagramming tool that allows individuals or groups to brainstorm ideas, organize thoughts, and collaborate in real time. It can … Continue reading

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MediaCore: a video platform for ECLearn

MediaCore is an exciting new app for students and faculty to add videos to libraries in ECLearn. Much like YouTube and other familiar platforms, users can upload, tag, and comment on videos. Users have the ability to access and interact … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip: Jumping into New Methods

Many of the posts on this blog advocate new teaching methods, tools, or styles that involve some aspect of technology. I believe that technology has a place in the classroom and can, in specific situations, lead to improved learning outcomes … Continue reading

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Evidence-Based Instruction: Laptops in the Classroom

Not many technology-related topics elicit as much passion from faculty as laptops in the classroom.  Opinions range from outraged rejection to enthusiastic acceptance.  But what does research show about the effect of laptop use on teaching and learning? The University … Continue reading

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End-of-Semester Reflection

Make self-reflection a part of your end-of-semester process and become inspired to seek out new pedagogical approaches and encouraged to try something new. Before we get too far removed from the spring semester, take time to reflect by considering these … 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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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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