Category Archives: Collaborative 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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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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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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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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Flexible Learning Spaces Seminar – Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 9:45am-3pm

Do you want to make your teaching more active and engaging? Are you interested in how the physical design and setup of a room affects teaching and learning? Would you like to see some next-generation classroom furniture and technology while … Continue reading

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How Physical Space Supports Innovations in Higher Ed

In the age of massive open online courses (MOOCs), it might be tempting to think innovation in higher education means transcending physical space. In their coverage of Roy Pea’s recent keynote address at the Educause Learning Initiative, for example, EdSurge … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 Brown Bag Series Kicks Off This Week

I love this time of the semester. The first crazy weeks have passed, and we’re hitting a good rhythm in all our classes. It’s time to relax a bit and see what else is happening in the world outside our … Continue reading

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Box is a cloud storage and file sharing service that is now available to all faculty and staff

Are you tired of emailing files back and forth with your colleagues, while never knowing for sure which version is the most current? Do you need a simple, no-hassle way for your department or committee to quickly collaborate on documents? … Continue reading

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White Paper Explores Social Pedagogies

Social media is everywhere in education, so it’s not surprising that research on what it means to share and build knowledge has become a hot question in the halls of academia. A whitepaper written by Randy Bass and Heidi Elmendorf, … Continue reading

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