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Interested in Formative Assessment Tools?

The following article from eduTOPIA lists five formative assessment tools that you may want to explore  http://goo.gl/ZoCSzo . Two of the tools mentioned, Socrative and Kahoot, are tools that TLT have conducted session on in the past and have created step by step tutorials for which can be found at http://blogs.cofc.edu/tlttutorials/ Another tool mentioned, Plickers, is […]

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Guest Post: Evernote

Our guest blogger this week is Dr. Mike Maher from the Department of French-Francophone-Italian Studies.  In this post, Dr. Maher shares his experiences using Evernote, a tool he was introduced to at the Faculty Technology Institute which he attended in 2014. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Evernote is software that touts itself as, “the workplace for your life’s work.” It is a […]

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Which CofC survey tool should I use? Google forms or Qualtrics?

The College provides two survey tools for faculty at no cost; Google Forms and Qualtrics. Google Forms is part of CofC’s Google Apps for Education that is available to all faculty, staff and students .  You can plan events, make a survey or poll, or collect other information in an easy, streamlined way with Google […]

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Using Canva and Haiku Deck in the classroom

Back on February 4th, 2015 TLT posted our Top Ten Tech Tools and for today’s post I would like to highlight two of those tools, Canva and Haiku Deck , and share a few ways to use them in the classroom.  Both are free, easy to use, and rely on images instead of a lot of text.  Here are […]

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Solve your student scheduling problems

Solve your student scheduling problems with Google Calendar Appointment slots! The Appointment slots feature lets you set one period of time on your calendar, divided into available time slots for people to reserve.  This feature is ONLY available with your CofC Google apps for education account. For steps on activating your CofC Google apps for […]

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Chrome extensions

Extensions are applications that run inside your Chrome browser and enhance the functionality of that browser.  Here are a few extensions worth trying: CraftyRights– Forces all searches for images to return images that are free to use or share, potentially mitigating copyright concerns. TinEye Reverse Image Search  – Find out where an image originally came […]

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Padagogy Wheel

At the 2015 Teaching Professor Conference one of the sessions I attended was Topping Out on Bloom:Technology for Student Projects led by Ike Shibley. I found it to be very helpful when thinking about a technology assignment that encourages students to use Bloom’s.  Below is a link to Dr. Shibley’s Obstacles/Opportunities table, questions for analysis […]

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Guest Post: Using Haiku Deck as an alternative to PowerPoint

Our guest blogger is Daniel Wade Jones, a Professor of Spanish in the Department of Hispanic Studies.  Professor Jones attended the 2014 Summer Faculty Technology Institute (FTI).  This post is about the app, Haiku Deck, which he was introduced to at the FTI. Spanish 202 has always been a challenging class for all Hispanic Studies faculty, due […]

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Free comic creating tool: ToonDoo

For those of us who may not be able to draw more than a stick figure there is ToonDoo!  Create comic strips and cartoons with just a few clicks, drags and drops. It allows you to upload existing images, create characters from scratch and has a social wrapper that allows for others to comment.  It […]

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Apply now for the Summer Faculty Technology Institute

Teaching, Learning and Technology (TLT) is now accepting applications for the Summer 2015 Faculty Technology Institute (FTI).  We will be offering one institute this summer scheduled May 18th – May 22nd.  As with every FTI, our intention is to deliver sound pedagogical practices, demonstrate technological tools, showcase experiences from faculty, and provide a forum for open […]

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