Web 2.0

EdTech Travels to SLOAN-C Conference on March 28-29, 2001

Posted by on March 28, 2011

The Educational Technology group (at least the “Ed” side consisting of Meg Brady, Angie Hammons, Julie Phelps, Barb Wilkins, and Malcolm Hays) are traveling to the 8th Annual Sloan Consortium Conference in Chicago on March 28-29, 2001. This conference is primarily about blended learning strategies. Over the next few days, we hope to bring you […]

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Friday Session

Posted by on March 11, 2011

Dr. Katie Grantham leverages YouTube to teach her students about ethnographic data collection and focus groups in her risk management and new product development courses.

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Teaching and Learning Technology Conference 2011 – REGISTRATION OPEN!

Posted by on January 26, 2011

Registration for the Teaching and Learning Technology Conference 2011 on March 10 and 11, 2011 is now OPEN! Keynote Speaker: Dr. Eric Mazur — Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University and author of Peer Instruction: A User’s Manual. Web-based registration is now available at: http://edtech.mst.edu/events/tltconference2011/registration.html If you have already registered with […]

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Student Orientation to Blackboard (Prezi)

Posted by on December 29, 2010

One of our student workers has created the following Prezi presentation to introduce students to Blackboard on our campus. This past semester, he gave this presentation to all incoming freshman as part of their orientation to Missouri S&T. We in EdTech are very proud of the hard work and effort he has put into creating […]

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1000 Years of History in 5 Minutes

Posted by on November 16, 2010

Here is an interesting video that shows 1000 years of European political history in a little over 5 minutes. You can easily see the ebb and flow of empires throughout the ages. Unfortunately, it does not have a timeline on the screen so it is a little tricky to see exactly when certain events happened. […]

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Posted by on November 11, 2010

This past week MBS Direct hosted the Xplana conference in Columbia. Xplana launched this past summer and is being heralded as a mashup of Facebook, del.icio.us, Google reader, Ning and Elgg (plus or minus a couple other web 2.0 sites). At it’s core, as James Roberts, Director of Institutional Programs for Xplana tells us, it’s […]

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MITC 2010: Technology Wrecking Ball

Posted by on October 4, 2010

Presenter: Bob Deneau Bob presented on three technologies that he is using in his district: Adobe Connect Pro, Skype, and Microsoft SharePoint. EdTech has some familiarity with all three of these technologies, though I am only personally familiar with Adobe Connect and SharePoint. I’ve never used Skype, though several other members of our group have […]

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MITC 2010: Creating and Distributing Audio/Video Podcasts

Posted by on October 4, 2010

Presenter: Joe Dimino This is a bit unusual because instead of the usual tablet PC that I normally use for liveblogging, I am using a netbook provided by the presenter. This is really my first experience with a netbook. The keyboard is definitely smaller, but not too bad, though I am tending to hit keys […]

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Periodic Table Video — Fluorine

Posted by on August 20, 2010

For your education — I found a link to a video on fluorine, the most reactive element in the entire periodic table. This stuff is extremely dangerous by itself, but it exists all around us bound up in molecules such as tin fluoride and sodium fluoride. Fluoride compounds are found in our toothpaste and water […]

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Search Stories from Google

Posted by on August 18, 2010

Apparently Google/YouTube has created a feature called “Search Stories” that allow you to create a short video based on your search terms. Julie Phelps, one of our Instructional Technologists, has created the following Search Story using terms related to Missouri S&T Educational Technology. Enjoy!

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