Oct 312014
 

All faculty are invited to attend the College of Education annual technology conference on Saturday, November 15th from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. Attend all or part of the conference to learn how instructional technology is being used in K-12 classrooms. Teachers, ISD and district technology integrationists, and faculty from peer institutions in lower Michigan are the primary presenters, sharing their experience and success with integrating technology into the classroom in a meaningful and pedagogically sound way.

Oct 292014
 
Testing New Technologies for Synchronous Hybrid Learning

Could “robots” be part of the future of synchronous hybrid learning classrooms? Christine Greenhow and the students of CEP 956 think so. The class – a doctoral course on Mind, Social Media, and Society – recently experimented with devices designed to give online students more control over their in-class visual and interactive experiences.

Oct 062014
 

Please join Terri Gustafson on Thursday, October 9th for a lunch and learn event to learn more about Echo360’s room capture system, personal capture software, and external media hosting solution. There will be a review of the advantage of each feature and how instructors can use a lecture capture active learning solution to give students a personalized education using video, polls, quizzes and analytics to know what their students don’t know.

Sep 252014
 
Sharing iPad Visuals in Class Presentations

Jodene Fine knows the value of getting inside a person’s head. As an assistant professor specializing in neuropsychological functioning in educational contexts, Dr. Fine teaches classes that explore learning and behavior through a range of biological and social perspectives. Exploring brain anatomy and microscopic neurological processes are crucial elements in her courses, and powerful visuals play a key [...]