Category: News

  • 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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    Microsoft continues to roll-out new features to Microsoft Teams including features particular for Teams for Education. You are welcome to visit Microsoft’s announcements including the Teams Blog, Teams articles on the Education blog, and their Teams YouTube playlists. New features in Microsoft Teams January 2023 Watch this tutorial video showing the top 12 NEW features […]

  • Getting Ready for the Semester

    Faculty, join us for workshops! See our January 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Lists, Forms, Automate: Your Microsoft Trifecta

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    You’re invited to three upcoming live Microsoft Customer Success Training sessions hosted by the Microsoft Success team featuring: Microsoft ListsMicrosoft FormsMicrosoft Power Automate You are welcome to attend one, two, or all three of the sessions. Power Automate helps individuals and groups streamline processes. If you are unfamiliar with Lists or Forms, we would recommend […]

  • Welcome to Technology@Wooster

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    Welcome to our redesigned Technology site! You can find articles, documentation, and support services from Technology Services, Educational Technology, and Applications Development. Visit our Staff and Contact Us menu items for more details. We welcome you to use the Search bar to find information across the site. Our documentation articles are now available in the […]

  • Pre-semester Ed Tech Workshops for Faculty 2022

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    Educational Technology hosted pre-semester workshops for faculty on Friday, August 19, 2022. Sessions were recorded and are linked below. Moodle Basics Moodle is the College’s learning management system that provides an online course space for every course section. All instructors and students are automatically enrolled. Join us to familiarize yourself and ask questions about course format and […]

  • Courses now available in Moodle

    This is a quick note to let those teaching courses that their courses are now available in Moodle. Login process  To log in to Moodle, you MUST click the OpenID Connect button first and then follow the prompts; entering your username and password on the Moodle login page will not work.  If you are new […]

  • Spring 2022 Workshops for faculty and staff

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    Educational Technology professional staff and our Microsoft training partners are facilitating sessions in January, February, and March. Read on for details. Student Technology Assistants (STAs) and professional staff are offering a series of workshops crafted mainly for students working on academic and personal digital projects but which are open to everyone. See our Spring 2022 Ed Tech Workshops post […]