EdTech News

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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Weekly Canvas Stats Digest: 21Aug—28Aug, Week 1

Posted by on August 28, 2017

Users – The first semester of the year started out strong with a steady uptick in Canvas usage actually beginning on Sunday, August 20 when cumulative student usage peaked at 2899 users. By Monday, that number had climbed to 5400 users. Wednesday saw the highest number of users at 7100. Participation then saw a steady […]

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Canvas Teacher App Now Available on Android and iOS

Posted by on August 7, 2017

Good News S&T Instructors, Canvas has published a mobile app meant for instructors called “Canvas Teacher”. Now you can keep track of several different aspects of your course from your mobile device. The Canvas Teacher app is available for both Android and iOS. Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Quizzes The Canvas Teacher app lets you make announcements, […]

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

Posted by on June 20, 2017

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 EdTech under Global Learning, which is going to give us […]

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Student Success Center Open House This Week! Visit 198 Toomey Hall, 11:00AM to 1:00PM on Jan. 27th, 28th, and 29th

Posted by on January 27, 2015

Are you a student? Then the Student success center is for YOU! Stop by 198 Toomey Hall this week and check out what the Burns & McDonnell Student Success Center has to offer. The SSC is staffed with 15 trained Student Success Coaches that are ready to assist in your journey towards success at Missouri […]

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CERTI and EdTech present an upcoming faculty learning event, “Rules of Student Engagement: A Workshop on Active Learning Strategies for the Classroom”, on Jan. 16th

Posted by on December 18, 2014

CERTI and EdTech presents an upcoming faculty learning event, “Rules of Student Engagement: A Workshop on Active Learning Strategies for the Classroom”, to be held on Jan. 16th from 8AM to Noon in the Missouri/Ozark room of the Havener Center. All S&T faculty and instructors are invited to this event! Join us for an interactive […]

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iThenticate is now available to S&T academic researchers and publishers!

Posted by on October 7, 2014

The Missouri S&T Educational Technology office is proud to support a new tool on campus called iThenticate. Brought to you by the same company behind Turnitin, iThenticate is a plagiarism prevention tool intended for use by professional academic researchers and publishers. Like Turnitin, iThenticate generates originality reports by comparing submitted work to previously published work. […]

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GRANT OPPORTUNITY: UM Inter-Campus Course Sharing

Posted by on February 21, 2014

University of Missouri-System is providing funding to encourage faculty members to share their expertise with other UM campuses. Grants will be awarded to faculty interested in developing and offering “shared courses” to be made available on at least two UM campuses. The RFP linked below provides the full details of the Inter-Campus Course Sharing grant […]

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Tegrity Service Restored

Posted by on October 23, 2013

Tegrity service has now been restored.  Classes may now be viewed under Tegrity Classes in Blackboard, and any recordings created during the outage should automatically upload to Tegrity’s servers. If you are an instructor who created a recording during the outage and it has not uploaded by this afternoon, please submit a ticket so that […]

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Tegrity Service Interruption

Posted by on October 23, 2013

Educational Technology became aware of an interruption in Tegrity service at 10:03 this morning.  The vendor has been notified, and is currently working on restoring service. Until Tegrity service is restored, all Tegrity videos will be unavailable for viewing and starting a new recording through Blackboard will not be possible. If you are an instructor […]

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