Thursday, 26 January 2017 16:16

Tech Tools: Mural

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Mural is a web-based collaboration tool that allows users on multiple devices to share and build their ideas together.

Monday, 16 January 2017 22:40

3 Forces Shaping Ed Tech in 2017

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2017 is now upon us and Dian Schaffhauser (writer for Campus Technology) dives into the tech trends that await those in higher education.

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Engineering schools around the world are turning to virtual reality to transform the way their students learn.

The Public Domain ReviewIn this piece, Steven Mintz examines the various discourses that have emerged in regards to the future of higher education.

IMG 2259Learning Management Systems (LMS) have become such necessary components of a 21 st century learning environment that it is hard to imagine an institution operating without one.

The Public Domain ReviewMichigan State University has recently been experimenting with telepresence robots with their online students. This has led to an integration of the online and face-to-face streams of the doctoral program in educational psychology and educational technology. This use of telepresence robots has been met positively by students and professors.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 15:51

EDpuzzle Review: Turn Online Video into Lessons

The Public Domain ReviewAre you looking for a tool to make your flipped classroom content active? EDpuzzle allows you edit online videos, add quotes or comments, add quiz questions and review how your individual students have interacted with the content. Check out this review on the tool for more information.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 13:56

Tools for Backchannels

full classroom of students on computersIn a recent article on Lethbridge College Learning Connections we explored the concept of backchannels. Backchannels are essentially open lines of communication through the means of technology that allows for students to interact with the course content, communicate with each other, and provide feedback for the instructor/facilitator, all during a traditional instructional period.