Month: April 2009

TLT Conference 2009: Mark Bookout

Posted by on April 8, 2009

Cycle of Learning: Effects from the Application of Technology in Instruction [Evaluate this presentation] Technology affects Instruction.  Instruction affects Learning.  Learning affects Knowledge. Knowledge affects Technology Technology applied to teaching and learning has been in vogue for centuries. Today, we typically think of this as the application of various computer-based systems and components to enhance […]

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TLT Conference 2009: Dr. Irina Ivliyeva

Posted by on April 8, 2009

In-class Methods meet Online Tools: A Hybrid Class [Evaluate this presentation] This presentation explores class participation, learning outcomes, and the role of communication technologies in language learning and teaching. Driven by sound pedagogical strategies, traditional in-class activities are examined through the prism of Internet-based, multi-user, interactive learning tools. New instructional options (blogs, wikis, Audacity on […]

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TLT Conference 2009: Dr. Judith Sebesta

Posted by on April 8, 2009

Using Clickers in the Arts & Humanities [Evaluate this presentation]This presentation will provide ideas for using clickers in classes in the Arts and Humanities, drawing on examples from the presenter’s experience teaching a large Introduction to Theater course. Attendees will have the chance to try out the clickers and share ideas for their use in similar […]

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TLT Conference 2009: Dr. Jeff Thomas

Posted by on April 8, 2009

Flexible Learning, 100 Seats at a Time [Evaluate this presentation] A combination of instructor-produced videos and web sites, one-on-one tutoring, and automated (partial credit) grading allows students to tailor their own learning experience in an engineering course with 300 students. View demonstration pages at http://web.mst.edu/~mecmovie/ and view sample videos at http://web.mst.edu/~ide110-1/lessons/02/index.html.

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TLT Conference 2009: Dr. Stephen Ehrmann

Posted by on April 8, 2009

Using Evidence to Improve Teaching and Learning (with Technology): Asking the Right Questions [Evaluate this presentation] Too many options, too much information, too little time and too much risk: those are just some of the reasons why we take relatively little advantage of new technology to do new things.  Part of the risk is that […]

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CLC Software Request Process for Fall 2009 Now Open!

Posted by on April 3, 2009

EdTech and IT are opening up the CLC software request process for faculty who need specific software packages installed in computer learning centers across campus. All software requests should be submitted to IT for processing no later than close of business on Friday, April 17, 2009. Software currently available in each of the CLCs on […]

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Blackboard outage on Sunday, April 5

Posted by on April 1, 2009

Blackboard will be unavailable this Sunday, April 5, for a period of 6 to 12 hours. The outage is due to maintenance being performed by MOREnet and will begin at 12:00 a.m. and continue through to at least 6:00 a.m. It is possible that the outage could be extended until 12:00 p.m. Please call the […]

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Blackboard courses older than two years to expire

Posted by on April 1, 2009

On April 17, IT will perform a cleanup of all Blackboard courses older than two years as part of Missouri S&T’s two year Blackboard course retention policy. After April 17, any course content, enrollment, and entire courses themselves which are older than two years, will be purged from Blackboard and will not be recoverable. If […]

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