Tag: Technology in the Classroom

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Sample Qualtrics Accessibility and Online Classroom Technology Survey for Students

March 12, 2020 | Meg Gregory

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The Center for Teaching and Learning has put together a template of a Qualtrics Accessibility and Online Classroom Technology Survey for Students that can be sent to students to find out their readiness to use various online classroom tools, as well other information that can be helpful in determining the appropriate teaching methods for your […]

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Teaching Continuity Website Launched

March 12, 2020 | Meg Gregory

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Website link: teachingcontinunity.wustl.edu The Teaching and Learning Continuity Team at WashU has launched a website with a robust set of resources for those transitioning to online teaching and learning. These resources are for faculty and students at WashU and will be useful as we transition to an online teaching format through April 30th. Please feel […]

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How to Give Better Feedback in the Classroom

November 19, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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“Feedback can be a powerful force in college classrooms, and there are ways to make the experience of providing and receiving it even stronger,” write Holly Fiock, instructional designer in the College of Education at Purdue University, and Heather Garcia, instructional design specialist at Oregon State University Ecampus, in a recent article in The Chronicle of Higher […]

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Education and Technology Summit in October at Saint Louis University

October 8, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The School of Education & Consortium for Technology and Human Flourishing at Saint Louis University (SLU) is hosting an Education Summit on October 19, 2019 from 9 AM to 3:30 PM at SLU. The summit, “Future of Education: Rethinking Literacies and Learning for the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” features keynore speakers Ryan L. Schaaf, co-author of […]

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How to Choose the Right Technology for Your Course

September 3, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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“Choosing the right tech tools for your teaching means making strategic choices, weighing costs against payoffs, and staying laser-focused on your course goals — and that is what this guide aims to help you do,” writes Michelle D. Miller, Ph.D., professor of psychological sciences at Northern Arizona University and director and co-creator of its First Year […]

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How to Implement Handheld Technology During Lectures

June 18, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Many faculty and staff incorporate handheld technology into lectures, or apps on smartphones and tablets that are meant to draw students into discussion and help them actively engage with the material. However, some teachers overlook key steps in implementing technology in the classroom. A recent Faculty Focus article gives tips for incorporating handheld technology during lectures. The […]

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Implementing Virtual Reality in the Classroom

May 28, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Extended reality is picking up steam as a viable technology to use in the classroom, but faculty and learning experts should make sure that a strong pedagogical foundation is in place before they implement the technology in their courses, according to a recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education. The story outlines professors’ experiences […]

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Call for Proposals: Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference

April 5, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference (FTTC) planning committee is accepting proposals for its 2019 conference on September 26 & 27, 2019 at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. The committee is seeking presenters who can offer attendees both a vision of the impact and importance of their topic and concrete, practical examples […]

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Leading Lines — A Podcast on Educational Technology

June 18, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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Interested in learning more about teaching with technology and digital pedagogy during your commute? Check out the Leading Lines podcast from the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University. Each episode of the podcast focuses on an interview with an educator who is utilizing technology in their teaching in a unique and interesting way. This is […]

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Interactive Strategies for Student Engagement in Large Courses

April 16, 2018 | Meg Gregory

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In a recent Faculty Focus article, “Interactive Strategies for Engaging Small and Large Classes Alike,” Dr. Toni Weiss writes about her experience engaging student learners in a large economics course at Tulane University. She explains how she creates opportunities for interaction between herself and her students regardless of class size. Weiss argues that “one of the […]

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