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ELI 2013 — Keynote Speaker: Student Success Does Not Arise by Chance

Posted by on February 5, 2013

This was the opening presentation on the first day of the Educause Learning Initiative 2013 Annual Meeting. Unlike the rest of the webinar sessions, it was not recorded, so I have to capture as much as I can of Dr. Vincent Tinto’s presentation, along with my own commentary. A summary of Dr. Tinto’s presentation can […]

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WEBINAR: Puzzled by Copyright and Fair Use in Your Classroom and Research?

Posted by on January 29, 2013

Wilson Library and EdTech are offering two free webinars to put the pieces together on copyright and fair use in academia.  Topics will include: How to reduce your legal liability Develop a better understanding how to interpret and apply copyright law to teaching, research, and scholarship Copyright and fair use laws apply to teaching, research, […]

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EdTech U Open for Business on TUESDAY, January 15, in IDE Room 105!

Posted by on January 9, 2013

Educational Technology (EdTech) will be continuing “EdTech U” in Spring 2013. This is an opportunity for instructors to gain some hands-on assistance with any educational technology supported by EdTech. Attending EdTech U will also enter you in a raffle, the winner of which will be drawn at the end of each semester. In Fall 2012, […]

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Fall Semester 2012 Blackboard Courses Become Unavailable on Friday, January 11, 2013

Posted by on January 9, 2013

IT and Educational Technology will make Blackboard courses for Fall Semester 2012 “unavailable” to students at 5 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2013. Fall Semester 2012 courses will still be visible to instructors, but students will no longer see the courses. Questions or comments can be directed to the IT Help Desk at 573-341-HELP or […]

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REGISTRATION OPEN! — Teaching and Learning Technology Conference 2013

Posted by on January 2, 2013

Registration for the Teaching and Learning Technology Conference 2013 on March 14 and 15, 2013 is now OPEN! Keynote Speaker: Dr. Richard M. Felder — Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University THEME: Assessments – From Syllabus to Final Web-based registration is now available at: http://edtech.mst.edu/events/tltconference2013/registration Registration is FREE for […]

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TEGRITY Courses Purged at End of Semester

Posted by on December 4, 2012

IMPORTANT! Please read the following message VERY carefully! Educational Technology (EdTech) will be purging ALL course sessions stored in Tegrity at close of business on Friday, December 21, 2012. Missouri S&T’s usage agreement with Tegrity limits us to only 500 hours of recordings per semester. This means we MUST remove all recordings from Tegrity at […]

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Blackboard Maintenance on Sunday, November 18, 2012

Posted by on November 14, 2012

IT will be performing Blackboard maintenance on Sunday, November 18, 2012, starting at 12:00 a.m. Blackboard will be unavailable for 4-6 hours between midnight and 6 a.m. Please call the Help Desk with questions about this or any other IT issue at 573-341-HELP (4357) or submit an online Help Request at http://help.mst.edu.

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eFellows Community of Practice Meeting on Monday, November 5, 2012

Posted by on October 30, 2012

EdTech is hosting an eFellows Community of Practice meeting on Monday, November 5, 2012, from Noon to 1 p.m. in Interdisciplinary Engineering Room 206. EdTech will provide dessert and beverages (please bring your own brown bag lunch). FOCUS: Course Overview and Instructions How will students know where to find things in my course? How difficult […]

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IT Cleanup of Spring and Summer 2010 Blackboard Courses

Posted by on October 19, 2012

IT will be performing a cleanup of all Blackboard courses older than two years as part of Missouri S&T’s two year Blackboard course retention policy, starting on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. This will ONLY affect Spring (SP2010) and Summer (SS2010) courses in Blackboard! Every instructor will receive an email indicating which courses are scheduled for […]

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eFellows Community of Practice Meeting on Monday, October 22, 2012

Posted by on October 18, 2012

EdTech is hosting an eFellows Community of Practice meeting on Monday, October, 22, 2012, from Noon to 1 p.m. in Interdisciplinary Engineering Room 206. EdTech will provide dessert and beverages (please bring your own brown bag lunch). The eFellows Community of Practice (CoP) is made up of instructors who have gone through the eFellows program […]

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