Student Writing Tools

Writing studies scholars have challenged educators to find new methods for integrating innovative and disruptive practices into the curriculum.  Digital writing tools provide such an answer. Dr. Joyce Carter, in her 2016 Conference on College Composition and Communication address stated, “As teachers – as well as colleagues and learners – we need to push our students, we need to push each other, to take such risks and make things.”  


Active Learning Classroom

Description An active learning classroom (ALC) is a campus instructional space that has been designed to promote student-centered learning.  Common elements of an ALC include flexible furniture, multiple whiteboards, and increased use of technology...


Tips for Backups

Making regular backups of your files is an often overlooked, yet critically important part of keeping your data safe and secure. Be sure you are protecting it by having a clear backup strategy. The best strategy is one that you will make part of your routine. Below are some tips to help you come up with a strategy that will work for you.


Universal Design for Learning

Universal design for learning (UDL) is a pedagogical framework that aims to remove the largest possible number of barriers for all learners rather than retrofitting existing materials to address specific, individual learning differences. UDL practitioners design courses that present content, assess progress, and encourage engagement in multiple ways, ensuring equitable access for learners regardless of their needs.


3D Printing

Description: 3D printing is a process for making a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model, typically by laying down many successive thin layers of a material. It is possible to 3D print in...


Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) is a computerized interactive and immersive environment that simulates a user’s physical presence within a virtual space, typically using a head mounted display (HMD).


Web Conferencing Considerations

Description Web conferencing has become more commonplace as teachers and students share and communicate remotely using video cameras and microphones built into smartphones, tablets, and computers. Faculty can bring in remote guests and connect...

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So you think you want a website?

Description: Ready to break from the constraints of the LMS and build a website where you control the layout, graphics, colors and typography? Building a website for your professional presence or course can be...


Skills Badges & Transcripts

Description and Purpose: Badging is a way to give credit or recognition for achievements or skills not usually represented by a course grade or college transcript. Badges are issued as digital tokens or logos...


Remote Telepresence Robots

Description: Telepresence robots are tablets integrated with a robotic carrier, either stationary or on wheels, in order to participate in a “classroom” from another location. The remote participant drives/controls the robot from another tablet,...