Category Archives: Digital Media

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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Teaching with Technology Brown Bag Series begins September 10

Sponsored by The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL) and CITES Academic Technology Services, the “Teaching with Technology” Brown Bag Series focuses on the intersection between new and emerging technologies and best practices in teaching and learning. This … 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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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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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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Some Folks Flip for the “Flipped” Classroom

The “flipped” classroom is hot news these days, but it’s been warming up for several years. Most sources credit a couple of high school teachers, Jonathan Bergman and Aaron Sams, of Woodland Park, CO who started the trend by recording … Continue reading

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Building Content in Illinois Compass 2g: Adding Multimedia

The new Illinois Compass 2g offers many ways to share multimedia in your course. Instructors can add photos, videos, audio files, and more by uploading them directly into Compass using tools in the Build Content tab. IC2g also offers a … Continue reading

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Meet with your group partners in Facebook via Hoot

Hoot.me is a Facebook app that could be potentially valuable to students, instructors, and group collaborators alike. Once installed, users can invite Facebook friends to a real-time group study session. There is also a group video chat option for face-to-face … Continue reading

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Recording presentations with video in social media

Present.me is a new social media service for sharing presentations. Users can upload their slides, record a webcam presentation, and create a video that combines the slides with the presentation in real time. The idea of sharing PowerPoint presentations via … Continue reading

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CITES Digital Media Group Video

Check out the new demo video from CITES Digital Media Group! While we can’t embed it here in our blog, you can view the whole thing here. See what the Digital Media Group can do for you!

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