Do You Really Understand What a Bond Is?: An Activity for Starting the Semester

The following blog post is written by Joshua Buch, Professor of Finance. We would love to hear from more faculty and instructors on the Educational Technology blog! Email the Instructional Design team if you would like to share new or effective things you are trying in the classroom, recommend tools that help you teach or be more […]

Reflections from the 2015 Summer Technology Institute

Did you miss the 2015 Summer Technology Institute last week? Don’t worry it is not too late to find out what learning took place! We asked participants to write down some of their takeaways at different points throughout the day. Read on to see what common themes emerged for the attendees and check out the […]

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 […]

Canvas Course Tour with Jody Seutter

Jody Seutter teaches a traditional face-to-face course in the History department: Themes in American History. Yet, Jody also utilizes many different features and tools in Canvas to support his instruction. Jody very kindly agreed to meet with me to record a guided video tour of a few features of his course. In the video below, Jody shares […]

What Higher Ed Can Learn from K-12 Online Instructors

Regardless of grade level, any new teacher quickly finds out that there is no perfect way of preparing for the actual work of guiding students through a  curriculum while navigating the day to day challenges of the academic year. Whatever preconceptions you hold about education, hands-on classroom experience tends to introduce unexpected truths about today’s […]