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Using Digital Portfolios in the Classroom

When I first began teaching, each class involved a major research paper that was due at the end of the semester.  Much to my chagrin, most students never picked up their graded papers, having already left for home and forgotten the assignment entirely. About four years ago, I was cleaning out my office, and discovered […]

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Google Docs Now Has a “Track Changes” Feature

I love Google Docs for sharing and reviewing documents but I do miss the features of Microsoft Word’s track changes.  Well, Google Docs has recently added that feature.  Now when you open a Doc you will see a new item in the toolbar entitled Editing.  This gives you the choice of “Editing” as you normally […]

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PollEverywhere and Google Moderator to Increase Student Engagement

This week’s guest blogger is Miriam Klous in Health and Human Performance. In May 2013 I attended the Faculty Technology Institute (FTI) training. We learned about new technologies that could be useful in a classroom setting, research or service. In my classes, I have been trying to increase the interaction with the students and particularly […]

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Faculty Guest Post: Using Google Apps for Collaboration

Our guest blogger is Jessica Smith, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication.  Jessica attended the Summer 2013 FTI. Think of any movie that features scenes of the college classroom.  Hollywood portrayals typically include the archetypal professor, wearing glasses and chalk on the sleeve, standing before a theatre-style hall, lecturing from a podium.  When I […]

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Winter Roundtable Discussion Recap

TLT’s latest roundtable session, on December 3, 2013, encouraged participants to explore five stations which focused on tools and best practices relating to research, assessment, and student learning.  TLT would like to recognize and thank Andrea DeMaria, Merissa Ferrara, Michael Hemphill, Mark Hurd, and Jessica Smith for presenting and sharing their experiences. Below is a […]

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Winter Roundtable Discussion

Please join your colleagues in the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance’s Alumni Center (88 Wentworth) on Tuesday, December 3, at 12:00 PM, for short presentations on technology tools for assessment, research and student learning.  Faculty presenters, Andrea DeMaria, Merissa Ferrara, Michael Hemphill, Mark Hurd, and Jessica Smith, will share their experiences and answer […]

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New in OAKS for the Fall Semester — Google Integration for Students

This Fall we are launching Google Apps integration for OAKS. This integration will allow students to login and access their Google Apps email, calendar, blog and Google Drive from a widget on every course homepage. In addition, they can access files in their Google Drive when submitting to the OAKS Dropbox. When they are in […]

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Google+ Hangouts On Air

A Google+ hangout feature that is now available in the CofC Google Apps for Education Suite is Hangouts On Air.  This feature allows you to live broadcast, and record your hangout with just a few clicks. Over the past couple years we have seen the demand for web conferencing in the classroom grow.  Instructors are […]

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April 2013 Newsletter

Download the full PDF of the Newsletter: TLTNewsletterApr2013.pdf Topics for this month include: How Tech is Changing College Life Apply now for the Maymester FTI GoodNotes and more GoodNotes Bye Bye Google Reader Here is a quick preview (click to download full PDF):

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Have Your People Call My People: Using YouCanBook.Me for Scheduling

This morning I had several people contact me to see when I was available for appointments.  Don’t get me wrong! I love to meet with people, especially when they want to talk about upcoming projects that they’re considering.  For some reason, this morning it took me forever to get everyone scheduled.  I started thinking:  how […]

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