New Technology

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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Turnitin or iThenticate – Which is right for you, and which is right for your students?

Posted by on February 13, 2015

The Missouri S&T campus subscribes to two different originality-checking services. Both are free to use, but each serves a different audience. To best use each tool, carefully match your needs and desired outcomes to what each tool offers. What are the key differences? • Turnitin was made specifically for classroom use; its focus is on […]

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STEM Experiential Education at Missouri S&T

Posted by on October 7, 2014

At Missouri S&T, the experiential experience is a top priority. That’s what drives students to a STEM school with an engineering focus in a small town in Rural Missouri that’s more than an hour… Source: Here’s a look at laboratory redesign projects going on at S&T. We’ve got several courses piloting now and others […]

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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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Back-to-School Educational Technology Workshops on August 18-21

Posted by on July 21, 2014

All instructors are cordially invited to attend a series of Back-to-School Educational Technology Workshops hosted by S&T Educational Technology. Workshops will be held in Centennial Hall Room 105. This event is an open-attendance, free-form workshop. You can come when you want, stay for as long as you want, and leave when you want. Workshop sessions […]

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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: If you have already registered with […]

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Sample Technology Supported by EdTech

Posted by on July 7, 2009

I recently had the opportunity to demonstrate a variety of technologies that EdTech supports to several members of the faculty on campus. I put together a few presentations and gave them a brief overview of what we had to offer, based on a request from the department chair. EdTech would be more than happy to […]

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Netbooks: A Transitional Technology

Posted by on June 11, 2009

We here at EdTech Enterprises have recently been examining the possibility of using a “netbook” for some applications instead of heavier and more bulky standard laptop or tablet PCs. However, I recently came across a couple of good articles that look at some of advantages and disadvantages of netbooks in comparison to other technologies. Jeff […]

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USB Flash Drives can transmit viruses

Posted by on December 30, 2008

Here is a cheerful thought for the new year. According to this article from Campus Technology, USB flash drives can transmit computer viruses simply by inserting them into an available USB port on a machine and letting the system access the “autorun” feature of the USB flash drive. At one conference, around 50% of the […]

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Smart phone clickers in the classroom

Posted by on December 17, 2008

Jennifer Shaner, our campus CERTI Coordinator recently brought to my attention an article she found in the Chronicle of Higher Education about how students at Abilene Christian University (ACU) use iPhones for their clicker-enabled classes. Apparently, the iPhone application for supporting clickers was developed in-house by ACU programmers. The iPhones (and iPod Touch units) were […]

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