Help Students Become More Comfortable with Online Assessments

Students new to online assessments may not know what to expect when they’re required to use Blackboard to take a quiz, submit an assignment, or enter a discussion or blog post. Here are three resources that you can plug into your course to help them along. Give Students a Practice Quiz If you don’t have […]

Academic Computing Summer Workshop Series

Please join us for this summer as we explore strategies for using cloud-based resources, managing group projects, and getting the most out of Office tools.  All sessions are in Olney 101 from 1pm to 2pm. UPDATE: Due to popular demand, a second session of Using Cloud-Based Resources has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 12. Please […]

The Engaging Learners with Powerful Technology Tools Series

The Engaging Learners Series, co-sponsored by the Art and Science Technology Committee and the Faculty Development Committee, ran over a three month period during the Spring 2012 semester. The purpose of the series was for faculty and staff to share, with each other, the many ways they use technology tools to engage learners. The first […]

Tools for Getting and Giving Feedback

This academic year, I have had the chance to participate in the Graduate Faculty Reading Group. This group of dedicated faculty reads book selections related to teaching at the graduate level and then we meet about once a month to discuss the book as well as general teaching practices and techniques. This semester we are […]

Storify: An Event and News Archiving Tool For Your Class

The IT Team recently came across a tool called Storify that has some interesting potential for academic use. This tool allows you to quickly aggregate content from across the web and add your own context using captions and sequencing. Storify makes it easily to pull in content from Google searches as well as social media […]