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January EC Learn Workshops and Help

January and the start of the spring semester is almost upon us. If you haven’t had time to attend EC Learn training yet, ATIG is offering one more workshop before the holiday break on Wednesday the 19th. We have also … Continue reading

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Importing Old Course Content into Your Spring 2013 Shells

With the fall semester coming to an end, you are probably getting ready to prep your spring 2013 course sites. All courses taught between Fall 2010 and Summer 2012 have already been migrated over to EC Learn, and we are … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Online Alternatives to Relatively Expensive Programs

Traditionally, image editing and video editing have required relatively expensive software. This software has many features, and a steep learning curve. It also requires a relatively powerful computer to use effectively. With the advent of cloud services and more interactive … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Mapping in the Classroom

With his 1854 map of the London cholera epidemic, John Snow is often cited as one of the pioneers of using mapping and spatial thinking to understand and solve social problems. Maps and mapping applications have a broad range of … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Todd Williams – Teaching with Dual Screens

Instructor: Todd Williams, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology Course: Biology 3137, Medical Neuroscience About the project: Professor Williams teaches in one of the new classrooms with dual-screen LCD TVs. He has integrated using the two screens into his teaching style … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip: Approaches To Teaching Students New Technology Tools

There are many ways to approach teaching a new technology tool to your class. You can hand them a sheet of instructions or a URL and have them learn on their own time. You can schedule class time in a … Continue reading

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Does Technology Integration Improve Student Learning?

We academic technologists often get asked this question, and the answer is – like so much in life – not simple.  For example, on the one hand, as noted in this new Educause Review article, numerous studies have shown a … Continue reading

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