Author Archives: Jamie Nelson

About Jamie Nelson

Jamie is an elearning professional specializing in the innovative use of technology in teaching and learning.

Teaching Wirelessly with Tablets

Jamie Nelson, CITES Academic Technology Services Spring 2015 Michael Koerner: “Teaching wirelessly with a tablet is for me!” Introduction: Technology in the classroom is nothing new. A good #2 pencil and a decent notebook always have been, and remain, excellent technologies. … Continue reading

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Illinois Emerging Technology Report – Sample

The Illinois Emerging Technology Report is now available in eText format. It’s a free download to all University of Illinois Faculty, Staff, and Students! To get yours, go to: http://go.illinois.edu/ietr Upon successful transaction (again, it’s free), your access to the … Continue reading

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Flipping the Classroom with Roger Freedman

Join us for a presentation on “Flipping the Classroom” with Roger Freedman! What: “Flipping the Classroom (and what to do in the classroom once you’ve flipped)” Who: Roger A. Freedman, Lecturer in Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. … Continue reading

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Chris Masterjohn on i>clicker and Transformational Learning

Earlier this week I received an inspirational email from Chris Masterjohn, an instructor in the College of Veterinary Medicine. His email is included, below. It outlines a transformative process in student learning involving the innovative use of i>clicker, the centrally supported student response system on campus. This change was … Continue reading

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Smithsonian 3D Modeling/Imaging Webcast

Smithsonian X 3D, an event showcasing how 3D scanning and image-based modeling technologies will transform the work of the Smithsonian and research institutions worldwide, will be webcast live at the Media Commons (top floor of the Undergraduate Library). Please join … Continue reading

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John Toenjes – Innovative Teaching With Technology Faculty Partner

John Toenjes, Associate Professor, Music Director, Dance Teaching with Technology Topic: Tablet Computing Primary Goal: To use tablet technologies in the service of creating new forms of performance expression. Synopsis: Dance 362, Dance Technology, offered in Spring 2013, invited students … Continue reading

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Shawna Naidu – Innovative Academic Technology Partner

Shawna Naidu, MCB Honors Coordinator and Academic Advisor, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology Academic Technology Topic: Annotation, Electronic Forms, Tablet Computing Primary Goal: To streamline the process of the Biology Summer Registration Program through the use of PDF annotation of student planning schedules … Continue reading

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Scholarly Commons Open House – Thursday, October 3rd, 2013, 1-5pm

We love the Scholarly Commons at the University Library!  They are a great resource to faculty and researchers on campus. Several of our own CITES ATS staff regularly present workshops as a part of their Savvy Researcher series. We’ll be at … Continue reading

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TED Talks – What are they and why are they so good?

If you don’t know what TED Talks are go immediately over to http://www.ted.com/ and take a look at one of the 1400 videos. Seeing is believing. In short, TED Talks are relatively short videos (around 18 minutes) from some of the most … Continue reading

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Using your iPad as a Remote Desktop in the Classroom

The use of a remote desktop is not new in the IT community, but with the increased ease of use with simple apps and the iPad, the use of a remote desktop in the classroom is easier than ever. For those who don’t know what … Continue reading

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