The NMC Horizon Report: 2013 Higher Education Edition

Posted by on October 21, 2014

The NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), an EDUCAUSE Program. The tenth edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, a decade-long research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, […]

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Turnitin Maintenance on Saturday, October 11, 2014

Posted by on October 6, 2014

Turnitin will be performing scheduled maintenance on Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. U.S. Central Time. Turnitin will be intermittently available during the maintenance window. Instructors are encouraged to modify assignment due dates either before or at least several hours after the scheduled maintenance window. Stay current with Turnitin’s system status, […]

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Blackboard Services Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Posted by on September 8, 2014

Blackboard services are currently experiencing major technical difficulties. Users have reported problems when attempting to login to Blackboard, when accessing the Grade Center, and when attempting to access Tegrity Classes. Educational Technology is working to restore services at this time. Please be patient. EdTech will send out a follow-up announcement when services have been restored.

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CLC Software Request Process for SUMMER / FALL 2014 Now Open!

Posted by on March 31, 2014

EdTech is opening up the Computing Learning Center (CLC) software request process for instructors who need specific software packages installed in computer learning centers across campus. The software request web-based application is available on the EdTech web site. 1. Go to edtech.mst.edu/clc/. 2. Click Request Software (Faculty). Please enter all software requests before close of […]

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Desire 2 Learn Product Demo

Posted by on January 23, 2014

Representatives from D2L recently visited campus to demo their learning management system in an open forum for faculty, staff, and students as part of the ongoing Learning Management System review.  For those unable to attend, the demo provided by the D2L representatives can be viewed online.  For more information about Missouri S&T’s LMS review process […]

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A new tool for teaching circuitry

Posted by on November 21, 2013

Teaching students how to build circuits is tricky business, especially when you want to provide a hands-on experience.  There are a number of ways to approach the problem, each with its own advantages and disadvantages.  You could, for example, pass around a box of wires and components and have the students twist, solder, or clip them […]

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Kaltura Service Restored

Posted by on November 8, 2013

The Kaltura streaming media service is again functional.  Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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Kaltura Service Interruption

Posted by on November 8, 2013

EdTech became aware of a system-wide interruption in Kaltura streaming media service at 12:43PM this afternoon.  The vendor is currently working to restore service.  During this outage, Kaltura streaming media viewing and uploads will be unavailable in Blackboard.  Updates will be posted as more information is received.

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iPad U Open for Business on Thursday, October 3, IDE Room 104

Posted by on September 27, 2013

WALK-INS WELCOME! NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY! First Thursday of the Month! Noon to 1 p.m. in IDE 104 Bring your iPad and your ideas! WHAT IS iPad U? iPad U is a special session of EdTech U where EdTech staff and iPad users share ways to use the iPad to enhance teaching and learning. During iPad […]

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Blackboard Open Forum on Oct. 2, 2013

Posted by on September 16, 2013

Educational Technology will be hosting a second open forum about Blackboard and Learning Management Systems (LMS) in general on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the main atrium of the Havener Center. Students, faculty, and staff are all welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided. As with the previous open […]

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