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Great Tools That We Use: The MERLOT Teacher Education Editorial Board
April 28, 2014 – 10:14 am | Comments Off on Great Tools That We Use: The MERLOT Teacher Education Editorial Board

The Sloan Consortium’s 7th Annual International Symposium on Emerging Technologies for Online Learning provided those in attendance an opportunity to share ideas and gain exposure to technology that can be useful in the online classroom. …

Eberly Center: Providing Access to Carnegie Mellon’s Teaching Resources
July 16, 2013 – 1:15 pm | Comments Off on Eberly Center: Providing Access to Carnegie Mellon’s Teaching Resources

The Eberly Center is a one-stop shop for teaching support and resources built for Carnegie Mellon faculty and teaching assistants. From tips on choosing collaboration tools to guidance on developing assessments, Eberly Center provides resources …

Haiku Deck: Create Simple, Visual Presentations
April 16, 2013 – 11:13 am | 2 Comments

Haiku Deck is the latest presentation software you’ll want to use. The free iPad app was designed by a Seattle startup team seeking to improve and “reinvent presentations for how we work, communicate, and create …

8 Reasons Why an Instructor Should Use Facebook and Twitter in a Course
February 7, 2013 – 2:59 pm | 5 Comments

Guest post authored by Renee Mandelbaum, adjunct faculty member at Harry S. Truman College in Chicago   Once considered non-traditional, unconventional, and even trendy, social media has certainty infused itself into many different spaces in …

Learning Technologies: Resources to Explore
December 23, 2012 – 9:06 pm | Comments Off on Learning Technologies: Resources to Explore

Here are some web resources to keep you entertained over the holiday weeks, no matter what you are celebrating.
Wikidata is a free knowledge base that can be read and edited by humans and machines …

Twitter: A Tool to Engage the Online Student
October 13, 2012 – 7:22 pm | 5 Comments

Overview:

Social networking sites can help foster student engagement.
Twitter’s minimalistic features make it a top contender among social networking sites to incorporate in learning environments.
In the virtual classroom, Twitter can help students create meaningful connections …