Month: December 2013

Instructure Canvas Product Demo

Posted by on December 13, 2013

Representatives from Instructure Canvas visited on Wednesday, December 11th to demo their LMS to S&T faculty, staff, and students and the LMS review committee.  The demo is posted below in its entirety for anyone who was unable to attend. View the Canvas demo at Missouri S&T For further demos of the product, please visit http://www.instructure.com/higher-education

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Learning Management System Review Process – The Next Phase (Product Demos)

Posted by on December 11, 2013

After reviewing results from surveys and open forums, examining data on current LMS usage at Missouri S&T, and collecting input from faculty representing a range of use cases, the LMS committee reached a unanimous decision on October 30th: Blackboard may not be adequately meeting the needs of Missouri S&T faculty and students, and should be […]

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EdTech U Prize Winner – Lian Duan

Posted by on December 9, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Lian Duan, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, for winning a Kindle Fire HD for attending EdTech U in Fall 2013! Dr. Duan is one of our newest faculty on campus, only arriving here in August 2013. EdTech U will continue in Spring 2014, but the hours will be changing slightly. […]

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Don’t Cancel Your Class: Tools For Teaching on Snowy Days

Posted by on December 6, 2013

So, you woke up this morning and thought, “Oh no! It’s Friday of dead week!  I can’t cancel class…but look at all that snow!” Am I right? EdTech can help with tools that take little or no advance planning. Tool to use TODAY: Tegrity Lecture Capture: Have you noticed the “Tegrity Classes” button in every […]

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