Month: April 2015

Online Learning Consortium Effective Practice Award 2015 – Angie Hammons & Amy Skyles

Posted by on April 29, 2015

Angie Hammons, Manager of Educational Technology at Missouri S&T, and Amy Skyles, an Instructional Designer for EdTech recently accepted the 2015 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award from the Online Learning Consortium. They received the award for their project on Delivering Experiential Labs To All (DELTA). DELTA is a set of eLearning models, processes and strategies for […]

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Having issues with VDI and VM usage?

Posted by on April 17, 2015

If you’re experiencing difficulties when using the VDI or VM tools, please help us to best troubleshoot the issue by keeping the following tips in mind: Please notify the IT Help Desk as soon as possible! Timely problem reporting helps us to better track and investigate reported problems, and gives us the lead time we […]

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Reminder to Instructors: Back Up Your Important Blackboard Course Content!

Posted by on April 14, 2015

As the halcyon days of preserving all your hardcopy teaching materials in a big metal file cabinet draw to a close, the need for stable (i.e. redundant) digital record-keeping increases. Take control of your own destiny and make a local backup copy of your most important Blackboard course content. It’s quick, easy, and helps you […]

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S&T’s DELTA lab project to receive a 2015 Effective Practice Award from the Online Learning Consortium

Posted by on April 10, 2015

The Online Learning Consortium—formerly the Sloan Consortium—has recognized S&T’s DELTA labs (Delivering Experiential Labs To All) project as an outstanding work in the field of online education. The DELTA labs project was recognized based on its ability to provide evidence of quality, innovation, and replicability. The DELTA labs project is a set of eLearning models, […]

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Westward Ho; The EdTech team is going to Colorado!

Posted by on April 10, 2015

The S&T EdTech team was recently invited to speak at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO to share information about how they support faculty with respect to teaching and learning. Later this month, several key members of the S&T EdTech team will go from Centennial Hall to the Centennial State on a short […]

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eLearning Community of Practice – Setting Course Expectations: Assessment

Posted by on April 6, 2015

On Thursday, April 9th, EdTech and CERTI will present the final installment of the eCOP series on classroom expectations. All S&T instructors are invited to attend this session, to be held on Thursday, April 9th from 3:00PM-4:30PM in the Curtis Laws Wilson Library, Room 203. This event is focused on discussing assessment. The objectives for […]

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Literature on Learning: The Little EdTech Library

Posted by on April 6, 2015

Curious about course outcomes? Puzzled by pedagogy? Interested in instructional design? Come browse the EdTech library! All S&T instructors are welcome to stop by and check out any of the several books selected by our instructional design and development team. Each work was identified as a particularly useful reference for structuring your course content around […]

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