The fifth seminar in the series Principles and Practices of Integrating Technology and Teaching, "Expanding into the "Virtual" Classroom: Working with Collaborative Teaching and Learning Spaces," was held on Thursday, March 22nd. Theresa Pesavento (Learning Support Services) and Chad Shorter (DoIT Academic Technology) led the discussion. Read more »
In anticipation of our upcoming seminar in the Principles and Practices of Integrating Technology and Teaching series, "Expanding into the 'Virtual' Classroom: Working with Collaborative Teaching and Learning Spaces" on Thursday, March 22nd, we had a chance to talk with a handful of experienced and innovative instructors and consultants who are currently working with collaborative learning spaces. Read more »
Chad Shorter, Timmo Dugdale, and John Martin are Learning Technology Consultants for DoIT Academic Technology. Here are a few excerpts from Chad's recent email interview with Timmo and John:
LSS Learning Technology Teaching Assistant Theresa Pesavento interviewed Collaborative Sites users Nancy Buenger (Fellow at the Institute for Legal Studies and Visiting Assistant Professor in the College of Letters & Science), Katy Prantil (Teaching Assistant for Italian courses in the Department of French and Italian), and Mary Fiorenza (Assistant Faculty Associate in the Department of English and Associate Director for English 100).
By default, your name will appear as your university NetID throughout the Collaborative Site.
You can use a Screen Name to control how your name appears on the Collaborative Site. (Note - You will still log in with your NetID, but your screen name will be displayed on site pages.)
To create a Screen Name: Read more »
Your course site is all about creating new content. In some sites, the content might have different names. Usually, a student creates content in a "post". However, in some courses, students will create a "reading response", or a "discussion summary". It all depends on how your course is structured and what sort of assignments your instructor creates. If the names on this document aren't exactly what you see, don't worry. Anything that you add to your course site is content, and the instructions below will apply. Read more »
Basic formatting icons are available in the editor to help you arrange your post and make it more readable. The icons are similar to those in Microsoft Word or GoogleDocs. You'll see this sort of editor in the Collaborative Sites and L&S Sites services. There may be some variation in available icons.
Below you can see the icons available in your site. Use the numbers below each bracketed set of icons to see the definition and examples.
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"Fostering and Implementing Online Discussions," the third seminar in the Principles and Practices of Integrating Technology and Teaching series took place on Thursday, November 17th. Read more »
"Fostering and Implementing Online Discussions: Strategies and Tips," the third seminar in the Principles and Practices of Integrating Technology and Teaching series, will be held on Thursday, November 17th from 2pm to 3pm in 7191 Helen C. White. This seminar will also be streamed live online and to 294 Van Hise. Read more »