Engage & Interact with Nearpod

In today’s classrooms, students as well as instructors come into class attached to their smart phones, tablets, and laptops. As an instructor, have you ever considered integrating these mobile technologies into your classroom lectures for a more responsive and engaging experience? Today’s post will introduce Nearpod, a free, all-in-one application and teaching tool that not […]

Making Connections with Artistic Media

Editor’s Note: The following post is an assignment from the La Salle faculty training course Collaboration Online Plus. In this assignment, course participants are tasked with redesigning an face-to-face lesson for the online environment. Please show support to your fellow Lasallians by leaving your feedback on their ideas in the comments section below this post. […]

A Video Example of Using Touchscreen Monitors for Instruction

After the classrooms in College Hall were upgraded to touchscreen monitors this summer, Dr. Joshua Buch discovered a great opportunity to improve the way that he reviews example problems with his Finance students. In the 3-minute video below, Dr. Buch demonstrates how he uses the touchscreen, a stylus pen, and the “inking” functionality of Microsoft […]

Office 2013: What’s New? What’s Different?

Office 2013 is the newest version of Microsoft’s suite of productivity software including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. Since the podium computers in each classroom will be upgraded to Office 2013 this summer, this blog post explores some of the changes and features from Office 2010 to Office 2013. Don’t worry, most of the features […]