The First Day of Summer Marks Another Season of Changes For EdTech

Summer is here, and that means EdTech is busy with a number of changes and initiatives! We’ve got a lot of projects, and only a few months before the start of the Fall semester. Here’s a quick rundown: The Video Communication Center is merging with … [Continue reading]

Students Don’t Always Recognize Good Teaching, Study Finds – The Ticker – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Source: www.chronicle.comThe results of this study are not surprising, but confirm what instructors have said for a long time. Many students judge good teaching by how well they succeed in a class rather than the way it was … [Continue reading]

TEGRITY Courses Purged at End of Semester – SP 2017

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, May 26, 2017. Missouri S&T’s usage agreement with Tegrity … [Continue reading]

CLC Software Request Application for Fall 2017 Now Available

It’s time to request the software you would like to use in Computer Learning Centers (CLC) across campus for the Fall 2017 semester. You can access the application on the EdTech CLC web site and click the Submit Request button on the page. The … [Continue reading]

How to Deal with Difficult Students | Tomorrow’s Professor Postings

Source: tomprof.stanford.eduDealing with students is never easy and it seems like more and more students like to complain and argue with you, the instructor. We can talk forever about what has led to this but that isn't as important on a daily basis … [Continue reading]

Waking up to Tired Teaching

Sometimes teaching gets tired because we’ve done what we’re doing a hundred times before. We march through the material along well-worn paths.Source: www.facultyfocus.comThis article addresses the issue of tired teaching. It's so easy to … [Continue reading]

The History of DELTA

DELTA - HISTORY Missouri S&T strives to be a leader in how instructional labs for science and engineering courses are designed and delivered in a blended or online format. Towards that end, DELTA labs started as an instructional laboratory pilot … [Continue reading]

About DELTA – Delivering Experiental Labs To All

The goal of DELTA labs is Delivering Experiential Labs To All. The project began with the development of a set of eLearning models, processes, and strategies for the redesign of traditional laboratory courses for blended and online delivery. Several … [Continue reading]

DELTA – Lab Design Process

Redesigning a lab experience for a distance or blended audience is a challenging task. However, this process shares many of the same basic principles that can be applied to ANY course redesign! There are, of course, a few fundamental differences as … [Continue reading]

Canvas login issues with Shibboleth

We are currently experiencing issues with logins to Canvas. This is caused by an issue with Shibboleth, which is our login portal into Canvas. Other Missouri S&T applications that use Shibboleth are also affected by this outage. As soon as we … [Continue reading]