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Textualities in the digital age (Stanley Fish keynote)

Textualities in the digital age (Stanley Fish keynote)

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pie graph of faculty satisfaction with Blackboard

2012 Faculty Evaluation of Blackboard

Satisfied with the Basics: 2012 Faculty Evaluation of Blackboard Seattle Pacific University  Janiess Sallee Assistant Director Instructional Technology Services  David Wicks Assistant Professor, Director Instructional Technology Services  Seattle Pacific University has used Blackboard as its Learning Management System (LMS) since 1999.    Technology has since rapidly developed and transformed the way in which we learn […]

Canvas LMS Selected

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges has just completed a exhaustive RFP process to find a replacement for Angel, their current Learning Management System (LMS) which is slated to be unsupported by 2014.  The successful vendor selected … Continue reading

Useful summary from Blend list-latest ed tech trends

Useful summary from Blend list-latest ed tech trends

I found this summary of the latest higher ed tech trends so useful I decided to repost it here: Hey Clark (and everyone) Great video and there’s no arguing that these trends (scalable online programs mastered by for-profits, open educational resources for repurposing, and mobile technologies reshaping how/when we learn) but I’d argue there is […]

the manifesto is going to Vegas

the manifesto is going to Vegas

Reblogged from manifesto for teaching online: and we’re going with it! We’ve been invited to run an afternoon ‘unconference’ workshop at the end of the Sloan-C/MERLOT Emerging Technologies for Online Learning conference in Las Vegas on 27 July. Jen will be there in person, and Hamish, Clara and Sian will be collaborating at a distance. […]

Kaltura at University of Portland

Kaltura at UP After a long and thoughtful process, Academic Technology Services has decided to add a great new tool to our tech arsenal. Kaltura is an open-source video management and publishing suite that will fill a much needed gap in our digital media offerings, allowing the University to provide faculty and students with their […]

Three Free Ubiquitous Apps Professors Need

What are important characteristics of a good education app?  Okay, free is good.  I will give you that one. What else?  For me, I love ubiquitous apps, or in other words, programs that work on all my devices, including my phone, my iPad, and my computer.  I also prefer apps that allow me to access […]

Digital Citizenship Poster – Created Using Glogster

Digital Citizenship Poster – Created Using Glogster

This is a simple example of a digital citizenship poster that my students create to demonstrate competency on ISTE NETS for Teachers Standard 4.  Students work through a short WebQuest where they review digital citizenship elements and then create a Glogster poster that they can share with students or parents.  Glogster has a feature to […]