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Subhadeep Paul – Innovative Teaching with Technology Partner

Subhadeep Paul, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Statistics Teaching with Technology Topic: Teaching and Learning with a Tablet PC Primary Goal: Using a tablet PC for student teaching and learning Synopsis: In Fall 2013, Graduate Teaching Assistant Subhadeep Paul used a Tablet … Continue reading

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No more e-mail attachments! Link to your Box files in email or in Compass

I use Box.com to back up my files and to move them among office and home and iPad.  I try not to use email attachments. Instead, I upload the files to Box.com and then just add a link to the … Continue reading

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Ellen Fireman – Innovative Teaching with Technology Faculty Partner

Ellen Fireman, Senior Lecturer, Department of Statistics Teaching with Technology Topic: Lecture Capture Primary Goal: To improve statistics instruction in large lecture classrooms “. . . lecture capture is the single most important improvement to Stat 100 in the 13 … Continue reading

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Check for plagiarism on the fly with SafeAssign’s DirectSubmit

The semester is coming to an end, and students are turning in papers.  We all want to be confident of the academic integrity of student’s work.    I don’t expect plagiarism, but it’s something we all need to watch out for. … Continue reading

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Yelda Aydin-Mullen – Innovative Teaching With Technology Faculty Partner

Yelda Aydin-Mullen, Instructor, Mathematics Teaching with Technology Topic: Student Learning Using Tablet Games Primary Goal: Using tablet games to enhance student learning and engagement Synopsis: In Fall 2013, Math 002/199 Instructor Yelda Aydin-Mullen used the math game AlgeBurst, on iPads … Continue reading

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Using a wiki to make group work easier

When you think “wiki” do you automatically think “Wikipedia”?  It wouldn’t be surprising, but the wiki technology has many uses besides the free online encyclopedia.  Wikis can assist with collaborative work in the classroom in a number of ways.  This … 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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The Content Collection in an Illinois Compass 2g course space You can find the word “content” three or four places in a course space. This article aims to help you understand how the content collection works, the differences between the … Continue reading

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CL Cole – Innovative Teaching With Technology Faculty Partner

CL Cole, Professor, Media & Cinema Studies, Gender & Women’s Studies Teaching with Technology Topic: Web Media Creation, Multimedia Best Practices, Student Projects, Back Pocket Media Primary Goal: Integrate new media formats into student presentations by demonstrating best practices for audio and … Continue reading

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