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Engaging the #TechGeneration

There are many varied opinions (and some myths) about the characteristics and capabilities of current students. In fact, there is no single accepted label for Americans born after 1990: Net Generation, Digital Natives, and the Tech Generation are all referring to the same demographic. However, here are three commonly held beliefs about this generation of […]

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How Tech is Changing College Life [Infographic]

With the most recent Faculty Technology Institute still fresh in our minds, we are still thinking about techniques to engage our #TechGeneration students. From the teaching perspective, there will always be an issue of ageism (“Get off my lawn!”), and there will always be content dependent issues (teaching Art versus Chemistry).  However, as illustrated by […]

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of MOOCs

MOOCs are the buzz-ronym of the moment. The media hype, combined with the accelerated trajectory of the movement, seems to be pressing the information / decisions / alliances faster than a twitter feed. But rather than try to summarize these seismic vibrations in the educational technology landscape, here is a brief overview / history in links:   […]

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IBL (Inquiry-based Learning) in the Math Classroom

The following guest post by Dr. Kate Owens of the CofC Math Department.  The original post (and comments) can be found at her CofC Blog: http://blogs.cofc.edu/owensks/ I have six days of teaching left this year. I have finished the last round of midterm exam grading. Committees are meeting to talk about writing the common final examinations. At […]

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Making Twitter Useful

The following guest post by Dr. Kate Owens of the CofC Math Department.  The original post (and comments) can be found at her CofC Blog: http://blogs.cofc.edu/owensks/ Following the FTI last May, I focused my Twitter account on feeds relevant to my professional life. I am still trying to figure out exactly what “professional” in this context means […]

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iPad in the Classroom – Dr. Kate Owens: Math

The following guest post by Dr. Kate Owens of the CofC Math Department is a preview of her informal presentation as part of the upcoming Faculty Roundtable on January 24th, 2013. The original post (and comments) can be found at her CofC Blog: http://blogs.cofc.edu/owensks/ Introduction Here at the College, one of the subgroups of the IT […]

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Infographic: Flipped Classrooms

Source: A TeacherView Survey by ClassroomWindow and the Flipped Learning Network: Conducted June, 2012

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December 2012 Newsletter

Download the full PDF of the Newsletter: TLT Newsletter: December 2012 Topics for this month include: Tech Happens! Un-Grant: The Best small Grant program … Ever! Faculty Roundtable: Making Classes more Engaging Using SWIVL for lecture capture Using Guided Access for iPad sharing Spring Courses are now available in OAKS Here is a quick preview (click […]

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Tech Happens! Un-Grant is Un-Now

Yes, you read that correctly! The Tech Happens! Un-Grant™ is now accepting applications for January!  THIS IS GREAT NEWS! But wait … What is the Tech Happens! Un-Grant™ you say? And what do you mean by Tech Happens!? (and is that a clever play on the other thing that often Happens!?) And it seems strange […]

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November 2012 Newsletter

Download the full PDF of the November 2012 Newsletter: TLT Newsletter: November 2012 Topics for this month include: OAKS Version 10 Applying for the Faculty Technology Institute Reverse (Flipped) Classroom Engaging Students with Unrelated Content Notifications in OAKS Here is a quick preview (click to download full PDF):   For past editions of the TLT Newsletter, […]

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