Teaching with Technology

Technology can be a very powerful tool when it comes to teaching. When used appropriately it can support student learning.

Whether your course is on campus or online, feel free to use these resources and share your experiences with us and your colleagues:

  • Blackboard Exam Converter allows you to use a test created in Microsoft Word, and with minimal re-formatting, converts it into a file that you can upload into Blackboard to create a set of questions for use in exams and quizzes. More…

  • LiveScribe Pen can transform your handwritten notes into an amazing learning tool! Record what you say as you write and share the pencasts so your students can review complex material. More...

  • Poll Everywhere is a simple web-based application that can be used in and outside the classroom to create multiple-choice or open-ended polls. You can also use Poll Everywhere in distance learning classrooms or fully online courses. More...

  • Screencasting software such as Camtasia allows you to record your on-screen activity or import a video, customize and edit content, and share your videos with your students. More...

  • Turnitin is a web-based application available in Blackboard that helps students to improve their writing skills, reduce plagiarism and makes it easy to give your students high quality feedback about their writing. More...

  • Voicethread is a web-based application that allows people to have an online asynchronous conversation around images, videos, documents, and presentations. Participants can make comments using any mix of text, a microphone, a web cam, a telephone, or uploaded audio file. VoiceThread runs inside your web browser, so there is no software to download, install, or update. More…

  • Zoom provides high definition video-conferencing on demand. It supports up to 25 participants, all with video streams, and includes support for audio and chat, as well as a teleconference option for participants who do not have a webcam. More…

 
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