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Innovative Instruction Series – David Desplaces

TLT has continued its Innovative Instruction Series, which highlights faculty who use technology in innovative ways, by interviewing David Desplaces, Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, and Assistant Professor in the Management and Entrepreneurship department in the School of Business. David is an avid technology user and employs a number of different tools and applications […]

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April Training Calendar

Below are the links to Teaching, Learning and Technology’s (TLT) April newsletter and calendar. In our newsletter you will find articles on eReaders, April’s Faculty Roundtable discussion, and information on our upcoming Faculty Technology Institutes. http://bit.ly/yHbdlD If you’re interested in learning more about Prezi (web-based presentation software), Google+ Hangouts, productive iPad apps, and other technology training […]

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April Faculty Roundtable Discussion

Maximizing external funding while minimizing administrative headaches The April Faculty Roundtable discussion, hosted by Academic Affairs and TLT, will help provide an overview of the basics of applying for funding and grants administration at CofC. Susan Anderson, Assistant Vice President for Research & Director of the Office of Research & Grants Administration will facilitate the discussion. The panelists, Cindi […]

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Apply Now for the Faculty Technology Institutes!

Hello Faculty, The Teaching, Learning and Technology (TLT) Department within the Division of Information Technology is currently accepting applications for the Faculty Technology Institutes. The first FTI is scheduled from May 21-25, 2012, and the second FTI is scheduled from June 4-8, 2012. Both FTIs will cover the same content. You will be able to select a preferred date […]

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Faculty Roundtable on Social Networking – March 14th

Teaching, Learning and Technology and Academic Affairs will host the next Faculty Roundtable on the impact of Social Networking in education. The goal of the roundtables is to share new teaching and learning techniques, ideas, and experiments with one another and to also learn from colleagues from other institutions as invited presenters/facilitators. This event is […]

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Three Worthwhile Online Resources for Technology in Higher Ed

As part of the mission of TLT, we are always on the lookout for emerging educational technologies and theories to enrich teaching, learning, and research in innovative ways. While we would like to take credit for many of the innovative instructional techniques we laud, the truth is we often refer to professional journals for instructional technology […]

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A Brave New World

The next iteration of online learning is on the horizon: Experts teaching free online courses to anyone. NPR’s All Tech Considered reported on a move by a group of “rogue” Stanford professors to open their classes to anyone free of charge.  The result?  Over 10,000 students registered in two days. “You can only imagine what […]

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Tips for Managing Weekly Online Discussions

Weekly online discussions, whether in a face-to-face class or a fully-online class, can be a great learning tool for students.  They can foster reflection, debate and critical thinking.  They can also facilitate community within the class.  Weekly discussion however can be very difficult to manage as the professor.  Do you respond to each student?  Do […]

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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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