Document cameras are increasingly becoming a technology staple in the office and classroom. Problem solving with pen and paper as well as displaying physical objects, such as textbooks, timers, artwork, and student projects are among the many ways document cameras are incorporated into instruction. Long gone are the days of […]
As an online instructor in Sakai, you may often need to add additional faculty or staff members to your courses. As the site owner, you have the ability to make these changes yourself—without contacting the Sakai administrator. For instance, you may need to add a colleague to your course in order to […]
Teaching & Learning Center (TLC) staffers turned out in force at this year’s Information Fair Luncheon (Student Center Ballroom, February 11, 2016) sponsored by Academic Affairs.
The Teaching & Learning Center will host a Summer Institute designed to assist faculty members in “tuning up” their online, hybrid, or web-enhanced courses. The two-day event (proposed for August 2016) offers interactive, hands-on sessions that guide participants in assessing, revising, and reinvigorating instructional components to make courses road-ready and to […]
There will be a scheduled maintenance outage for CSC-Online-Sakai on Monday, March 7, 2016, the first day of Mid-Term Break. Faculty and students should plan accordingly. The learning management system (LMS) will be offline for the day so that it can be upgraded. Two changes will be made during the maintenance […]
This year marks an important transition with respect to student-ratings surveys. This semester, the Teaching & Learning Center (TLC) is working to transition the responsibility for the surveys to the newly formed Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE). The TLC will also assist the OIE in transitioning the student-ratings surveys out […]
With the Site Statistics tool, Sakai offers a great way to track student use of a Sakai course and to help you gain valuable insight into your teaching. In the screencast below, I introduce you to the Site Statistics tool and go over some of the ways it can be […]
Teaching and learning technologies are constantly changing on our campus. Multiple displays are now mainstream in many offices and are increasingly incorporated in classrooms and multiuse spaces.
Today’s virtual reality (VR) is not to be confused with Second Life, the virtual worlds program developed more than a decade ago by Linden Labs. Today’s VR may represent, however, a second life for all things Internet. An elaborate claim, I know, but I’m dead serious. While it’s still decidedly […]