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Wolfram | Alpha

WolframAlpha is an incredibly useful and powerful computational search engine. While that sounds awfully technical, the practical side is finding and calculating data-centric information.  Or to put it yet another way, WolframAlpha lets you look up numbers about stuff. But rather than talk about it, here are a few examples from the WolframAlpha website (also […]

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FTI Follow-up Roundtable

Last week, TLT hosted a follow-up ’roundtable’ discussion to our Summer FTI. In the following video, participants discuss how they’ve integrated the tools and tips from the FTI into their instruction. They also share some of the other innovative techniques and best practices using technology in the classroom. Get the Flash Player to see this […]

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Open Educational Resources

Supplemental online resources are a simple means to enrich online course content.  Along with course specific online materials and resources, like a syllabus, lecture notes, or quiz reviews, more specific (and extending) materials can further student comprehension and engagement. With this in mind, Open Educational Resources (OER) provide a wealth of opportunity to enrich online […]

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TLT Faculty Social — September 22nd

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VAST Program in the Media

From the Charleston Post & Courier: Vents from undersea volcanoes called “snowblowers” spew fresh micro- organisms in a white, slurry-like snow. The bacterial material is the beginning of sea life. Getting a real-time look at a snowblower at work is groundbreaking science. A geology class of College of Charleston students is getting an up-close look […]

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Digitize — Past into Present

  The Faculty Technology Center has the resources to digitize images, documents, VHS tapes, and other media (like the print slides above).  While this service is not intended for personal use, it is perfect for preserving “aging” research and academic information.  And along with the obvious physical storage and longevity benefits, it makes sharing these […]

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August Training Calendar for TLT

To help CofC faculty get their school year into gear, here is the TLT Training Calendar for August 2011 (click to embiggen): The highlights of the month are four Classroom Training sessions for Faculty. These sessions help familiarize instructors with the technology available in their classrooms: projectors, teaching stations, Elmo document projectors, and such. We […]

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3 Things That You Might Not Know About TLT

If you are regular reader of this Blog, there is no doubt you already know about the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Department (TLT) at the College of Charleston.  Our mission is short and sweet: The Teaching, Learning and Technology Department aims to help faculty integrate technology into pedagogy, assessment, and research. In other words, we […]

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3 Things That You Might Not Know About TLT

If you are regular reader of this Blog, there is no doubt you already know about the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Department (TLT) at the College of Charleston.  Our mission is short and sweet: The Teaching, Learning and Technology Department aims to help faculty integrate technology into pedagogy, assessment, and research. In other words, we […]

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