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Say goodbye to Google Moderator but hello to some great alternatives

Bad news:  Google moderator is shutting down June 30, 2015 From Google’s website: “Unfortunately, Google Moderator has not had the usage we had hoped, so we’ve made the difficult decision to close down the product. We want to ensure users have enough time to export their Moderator series data using our Takeout tool. Please take […]

Guest Post: Haiku Deck + Air Sketch = Sweet

Our guest blogger is Jeremy Clement, instructor and internship coordinator for Hospitality and Tourism Management.  Jeremy was a participant in the 2014 Summer FTI and this post reports on his experience integrating new technology tools into his courses. FTI Tools in Action: Classroom Engagement & Instructor Versatility Made Simple I could write a book about […]

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Guest Post: Using Video In-Class Assessment Under Water!

Our guest blogger is Ashley Brown from Health and Human Performance.  In January Ashley was awarded an Ungrant for an iPod touch.  Her goal was to film her kayaking students while they learn to paddle to help critique their performance and allow them to improve.  Not only is this an interesting experiment into real-time assessment but […]

Free comic creating tool: ToonDoo

For those of us who may not be able to draw more than a stick figure there is ToonDoo!  Create comic strips and cartoons with just a few clicks, drags and drops. It allows you to upload existing images, create characters from scratch and has a social wrapper that allows for others to comment.  It […]

Fall Application Deadline for DE Readiness Course

Teaching, Learning, & Technology is accepting applications for the Fall 2015 DE Readiness Course.  Applications are due May 1, 2015. In order to teach online for the College of Charleston, faculty must complete this 8-week online course which will run from September 16 to November 18. The course guides faculty through best practices and technology […]

April 2015 Newsletter

Download the full PDF of the April 2015 Newsletter: April 2015 Newsletter Topics for this month include: Designing With Accessibility in Mind, Part 1: The Theory Professional Learning Clubs Teaching Digital Natives And much more! Here is a quick preview (click to download full PDF):

Clearing a Path for People with Special Needs Clears the Path for Everyone

Designing with Accessibility in Mind, Part 1: The Theory

We have reached that glorious time of year when students are starting to plan for the future (i.e. – register for Fall semester).  As we wrap up the current academic year, you may start thinking about the future yourself.  What courses will I be teaching next year? How will I do that? What assessments am […]

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Dear TLT: Can I use OAKS to give feedback to students even if they don’t upload into the Dropbox?

Dear TLT: I had my students turn in paper copies of a short assignment so that I can easily grade them.  Can I still use OAKS to give them the feedback on their assignments? Thanks, Dr. Vince Benigni Communication Department   Dear Vince, You sure can.  In our latest version of OAKS professors can now leave […]

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RECAP: Professional Learning Clubs Informational Session

Yesterday TLT held an informational session on the upcoming Professional Learning Clubs, PLC, a collaborative and supportive opportunity for faculty and teaching staff at CofC. The PLCs generated a positive response and the participants were excited about the opportunity to participate. We, in TLT, believe that the PLCs will provide teachers the opportunity to try […]

Teaching Digital Natives

Did you know that the average college student spends 8 to 10 hours per day on a mobile phone? Whether texting, using social media applications, or browsing the internet, we can all agree that students are more connected than ever. But what does this mean for our teaching?

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Say goodbye to Google Moderator but hello to some great alternatives

Bad news:  Google moderator is shutting down June 30, 2015 From Google’s website: “Unfortunately, Google Moderator has not had the usage we had hoped, so we’ve made the difficult decision to close down the product. We want to ensure users have enough time to export their Moderator series data using our Takeout tool. Please take [...]

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Guest Post: Haiku Deck + Air Sketch = Sweet

Our guest blogger is Jeremy Clement, instructor and internship coordinator for Hospitality and Tourism Management.  Jeremy was a participant in the 2014 Summer FTI and this post reports on his experience integrating new technology tools into his courses. FTI Tools in Action: Classroom Engagement & Instructor Versatility Made Simple I could write a book about [...]

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Guest Post: Using Video In-Class Assessment Under Water!

Our guest blogger is Ashley Brown from Health and Human Performance.  In January Ashley was awarded an Ungrant for an iPod touch.  Her goal was to film her kayaking students while they learn to paddle to help critique their performance and allow them to improve.  Not only is this an interesting experiment into real-time assessment but [...]

More Info

Free comic creating tool: ToonDoo

For those of us who may not be able to draw more than a stick figure there is ToonDoo!  Create comic strips and cartoons with just a few clicks, drags and drops. It allows you to upload existing images, create characters from scratch and has a social wrapper that allows for others to comment.  It [...]

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Fall Application Deadline for DE Readiness Course

Teaching, Learning, & Technology is accepting applications for the Fall 2015 DE Readiness Course.  Applications are due May 1, 2015. In order to teach online for the College of Charleston, faculty must complete this 8-week online course which will run from September 16 to November 18. The course guides faculty through best practices and technology [...]

More Info

April 2015 Newsletter

Download the full PDF of the April 2015 Newsletter: April 2015 Newsletter Topics for this month include: Designing With Accessibility in Mind, Part 1: The Theory Professional Learning Clubs Teaching Digital Natives And much more! Here is a quick preview (click to download full PDF): Share this:EmailPrint

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Designing with Accessibility in Mind, Part 1: The Theory

We have reached that glorious time of year when students are starting to plan for the future (i.e. – register for Fall semester).  As we wrap up the current academic year, you may start thinking about the future yourself.  What courses will I be teaching next year? How will I do that? What assessments am [...]

More Info

Dear TLT: Can I use OAKS to give feedback to students even if they don't upload into the Dropbox?

Dear TLT: I had my students turn in paper copies of a short assignment so that I can easily grade them.  Can I still use OAKS to give them the feedback on their assignments? Thanks, Dr. Vince Benigni Communication Department   Dear Vince, You sure can.  In our latest version of OAKS professors can now leave [...]

More Info

RECAP: Professional Learning Clubs Informational Session

Yesterday TLT held an informational session on the upcoming Professional Learning Clubs, PLC, a collaborative and supportive opportunity for faculty and teaching staff at CofC. The PLCs generated a positive response and the participants were excited about the opportunity to participate. We, in TLT, believe that the PLCs will provide teachers the opportunity to try [...]

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