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 […]
Computers are great for getting things done. Unfortunately, as is the case with many tools, computing can take up a lot of time and energy. This is why automation software is heroic; it steps in and elbows inefficiency out of the way! Because professors spend a good deal of their […]
The online learning company, lynda.com, provides opportunities to advance professional and personal development goals and acquire new skills in a wide range of topics from business and technology to art and design. The company’s extensive online library of courses and tutorials is a valuable resource for faculty and staff interested in exploring academic […]
As technology develops at an accelerating pace, it is important to stay current with the latest instructional technology trends. The Teaching & Learning Center aspires to provide the resources necessary for evaluating technologies that have the potential to alter the instructional landscape at Chadron State College. The TLC blog is […]
As the semester begins, faculty members may also be interested in learning more about TurnItIn, recently integrated into Sakai. TurnItIn was recently featured on the Library Learning Commons Blog, and there are links to some basic hands-on tips there. The Library Learning Commons will be managing the TurnItIn subscription. Matthew Perrie […]
The Teaching and Learning Center would like to make all faculty and staff at Chadron State College aware of a simpler way to access subscription resources from Magna Publications. You can now access these resources in a CSC Online (Sakai) project site called Teaching and Learning Center: Magna Campus.