Category: News

  • Senior IS Formatting workshop

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    This post is intended to provide guidance and resources for students using Microsoft Word to format their Independent Student thesis document to meet department guidelines. Formatting workshops SP 24 Registration links can be found on our Events page. Many of the links below are to LinkedIn Learning video tutorials. Login to LinkedIn Learning using your College…

  • Spring 2024 Student Workshops

    The Educational Technology STAs (Student Technology Assistants) are excited to announce their schedule of workshops for the SP24 semester! Not able to make a workshop? Visit the Digital Media Bar!

  • January Ed Tech Workshops for Faculty

    Two workshops & drop-in help! Educational Technology is offering two workshops (lunch included thanks to the DFD!) and a drop-in help session for faculty to get ready for Spring semester. Join us! To AI or not to AI? Demystifying the Moodle Gradebook Drop in meetings! Tuesday, January 9, 2024 2p-3:30p in Lowry 201 Have those…

  • Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2023

    Welcome to the 20th Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October! According to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), since 2004, the President of the United States and Congress have declared the month of October to be Cybersecurity Awareness Month. A dedicated month for the public and private sectors, and tribal communities to work together to…

  • Pre-Semester Ed Tech Workshops for Faculty 2023

    Educational Technology will host pre-semester workshops for faculty the week of August 7th, 2023. Sessions will be recorded and will be linked below, but in the meantime, check out all the options for pre-semester! Aligning your Grade Book with your Grading Strategy Do you want to use Moodle’s gradebook as a one-stop-shop for you and…

  • Getting Ready for the Semester

    Faculty, join us for workshops! See our August Ed Tech Workshops post. Students Faculty Classrooms Are you teaching in a new space this semester? See our post on In-person Classes to familiarize yourself with equipment. In-room consultation appointments are available. Moodle Bookings Teams If you are NOT using your Class Team, see our suggestions for…

  • Online Teaching Best Practices

    So you’re teaching or want to teach a Summer Session course… While we’ve learned a lot from Pandemic teaching, the ability to adapt beyond “Survival Online Teaching” and transition into “Thriving Online Teaching” is important to ensure that we are giving our students the best opportunities for success! We know as dedicated instructors you are…

  • ChatGPT – AI and your classroom

    ChatGPT is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) software that is currently free to use. Created by OpenAI, it was trained using Reinforcement Learning from human Feedback. ChatGPT interacts conversationally, in a dialogue format which makes it possible for the AI to answer questions in a more dialogue and discussion based way. This AI will also admit…

  • Microsoft Teams feature updates

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    The article provides an overview of the new features introduced in Microsoft Teams, with a focus on updates specific to Teams for Education. It includes tutorial videos showcasing the top features introduced in the years 2022 and 2023. You are welcome to visit Microsoft’s announcements including the Teams Blog, Teams articles on the Education blog,…

  • Alternative Assessments

    Whether you’re looking for a new way to reach your students, want to help them build real-world skills for life beyond the classroom, just want to mix up your assignment schedule a little, or want to be able to answer the question “When am I going to use this?” you’re probably looking for an alternative…