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 […]
The TLC recently purchased a portable note-capturing system called Equil Smartmarker, and CSC faculty are invited to take it for a “test drive.” Smartmarker is intended to enhance the use of a dry-erase marker board, which is often available in a classroom or conference-room setting. It provides users with the ability […]
Swivl Cloud is a collection of online tools that allows educators to use video for professional development and instruction. The Swivl is a piece of equipment that works with smartphones and tablets to create videos that can be shared via Swivl Cloud or via other WWW video hosts, such as […]