Category Archives: Blogs

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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Sharing Information in Today’s Online World

Wiki, Blogs, Podcasts, QR Codes, Infographics, RSS Feeds, Google Docs – What are these tools and technologies? How do you disseminate information online? Do you have information you would like to share but don’t know how? Below is some basic … Continue reading

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Illinois Compass 2g: Groups

by Gaby Venatta and Anne McKinney The Course Groups feature allows instructors and students to create groups of students within a course. These Course Groups have their own area in Blackboard Learn to collaborate on Course work. These spaces are … Continue reading

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Grading in Compass 2g

One of the many benefits of Compass 2g is the significantly improved Grading Center. With streamlined grade calculations, click and drag column organization, and Interactive Mode for easy grade entry, you’ll forget that this used to be a chore! The … Continue reading

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Illinois Compass 2g: Blogs

By Gaby Venatta and Anne McKinney Blog writing assignments are another medium for reflective learning. With this type of assignment, students are expected to display their research, analytical, and communication skills through a series of commentaries meant for consumption and … Continue reading

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Sneak a Little Science into their Day: Blogs in Teaching with Kathryn Clancy

Join us this Wednesday as our Teaching with Technology Brown Bag Series continues with Kate Clancy (Anthropology) discussing her experiences with blogging, teaching with blogs, and science writing in general. Kate is a fun and engaging presenter whose popular blog … Continue reading

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How-To Tuesday: RSS for Teaching, Learning, & Research

Join us in 23 Illini Hall today at 1:30 pm for a How-To Tuesday workshop on using RSS for teaching, learning, and research. This hands-on workshop will explain what exactly RSS is, and how follow blogs and other websites using … Continue reading

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