About DELTA – Delivering Experiental Labs To All

Posted by on January 27, 2017

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 courses have been redesigned and piloted in both blended and online formats. Missouri S&T strives to be a leader in how […]

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DELTA – Lab Design Process

Posted by on January 27, 2017

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 well. For instance, you must be able to ensure that all students in the […]

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Canvas login issues with Shibboleth

Posted by on January 17, 2017

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 have more information, we will pass it along. Update: Shibboleth has been fixed. You […]

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Five Ways to Make Your Online Classrooms More Interactive

Posted by on December 15, 2016

The online classroom can sometimes feel isolating for students and faculty. Here are five ways you can build a sense of community in your online courses.

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Teaching and Learning Technology Conference 2017 – REGISTRATION OPEN!

Posted by on December 7, 2016

Registration for the Teaching and Learning Technology Conference 2017 (aka “TLT X”) on March 16 and 17, 2017 is now OPEN! THEME: Celebrating Excellence in Teaching KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Jared Stein – Vice President of Higher Education Strategy for Canvas by Instructure Larry Gragg, Ph.D. – Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor at Missouri S&T Web-based registration is […]

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A Memo to Students about Studying for Finals

Posted by on December 7, 2016

The end of the semester is rarely pretty. You’re tired. I’m tired. We both have too much to do, and you’re feeling the pressure to perform well on finals.

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TEGRITY Courses Purged at End of Semester – FS2016

Posted by on December 1, 2016

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, January 6, 2017. 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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Getting Students’ Names Right: It’s Personal

Posted by on November 16, 2016

Learning students’ names and pronouncing them correctly is one of the easiest ways to create a climate of inclusion and improve student learning.

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Humor in the Classroom | Teaching Professor Blog

Posted by on November 2, 2016

Humor doesn’t cause learning, but it does help create conditions to help it along. Humor tends to put students at ease, which may encourage engagement.

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macOS Tips and Tricks

Posted by on October 24, 2016

As the newest member of the EdTech team, I thought I would be able to help Mac users use the technology that they have at their disposal. I have 9 years of experience supporting Mac computers and have lots of tips and tricks that I’ve picked up over the years that I am willing to share. […]

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