Using Lecture Capture or Clickers for Spring 2018?

Posted by on December 4, 2017

Do you plan to use lecture capture during SPRING 2018? If so, then Educational Technology will need to gather some basic information from you so that we may prepare any room(s) in which you will be teaching with the appropriate technology. (Please fill out the survey by Friday, December 29) This survey will ask […]

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Rally Up With Extended Library Hours For The End of The Semester!

Posted by on November 27, 2017

The month of December looms large; it’s nearly here, and with it comes the end of the Fall semester. Winter is coming, and final grades are inevitable. That doesn’t mean you’re out of options, however! The Curtis Laws Wilson Library is going to be open from 7:30—Midnight every Monday thru Friday until December 5th, and […]

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Which Technologies Are You Thankful For?

Posted by on November 17, 2017

As the students and faculty of Missouri S&T prepare to break for the Thanksgiving holiday, it seems like a good time to look back at how some key pieces of computer technology have changed the educational experience at American universities like our own Missouri S&T. The biggest, most recent, and most obvious game-changer that’s small […]

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Active Learning Videos Now Playing!

Posted by on November 10, 2017

October 23rd, 2017, marked the start of Active Learning Week, a nationwide effort to incorporate more active learning activities into the classroom. Active learning is defined as students engaging in activities such as reading, writing, discussion, or problem solving that promotes analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of class content. Simply put, it’s having students do something that […]

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This Week is National Distance Learning Week!

Posted by on November 6, 2017

Break out the party supplies, because November 6-10 is when we celebrate all of our distance, online, digital, hybrid, and asynchronous learning environments. As the field of distance education grows, Missouri S&T’s programs grow in pace to meet the demand. Did you know that S&T now offers 17 different distance graduate degree programs and over […]

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Students—You can import your Canvas calendar to your Google calendar.

Posted by on October 30, 2017

With just a little bit of setup, you can view items and deadlines from your Canvas calendar within your Google calendar. This is made possible via S&T’s use of Google Apps for Education and Canvas, which are compatible. To subscribe Google to your Canvas calendar feed, you simply have to copy the Canvas calendar feed URL into the […]

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Zoom is Here For All Your Video Meeting Needs..

Posted by on October 23, 2017

Zoom is the hottest new video meeting platform in Higher Ed, and there’s a good reason why. It just works–easily, consistently, with high quality, and it’s mobile-friendly. And best of all, everyone at Missouri S&T already has a basic account. How cool is that? The basic account is good for 40 minutes of recorded meeting time […]

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Did you know that S&T has a streaming video service?

Posted by on October 13, 2017

We do, and it’s awesome. It’s called “Kaltura”, and it’s integrated into Canvas under the “My Media” and “Media Gallery” features.  Instructors can upload videos, and students can stream those videos to their devices. Streaming videos can be standalone or embedded into a course, and there is no practical limit to how many videos can […]

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Instructors: October 23rd is Active Learning Day–Learn How to Get Involved!

Posted by on October 9, 2017

Last year, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced Active Learning Day as part of a nationwide effort to improve STEM higher education. Today, Project Kaleidoscope of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) is proud to invite you to join us as a change agent at the forefront of STEM […]

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Doing some research? Brush up on your Copyright knowledge!

Posted by on September 29, 2017

Public domain, fair use, academic exemption, DMCA, the TEACH act—there’s a lot to know about copyright law in the United States! As you begin putting your research together into a formal paper, it’s good to refresh yourself on this body of copyright law. Roger Weaver,  the Scholarly Communications Librarian at Missouri S&T, has prepared a fantastic […]

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