Gabe Tippery is an adjunct lecturer from OSU’s Design department, whose passion for strengthening teaching with technology dates back to his years here as a GTA. During spring semester, I had the opportunity to observe one of his classes and talk with him at length about some of the assignments he has used over the …Read more at the full article: Gabe Tippery: Engaging Students in the Digital Era
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For this Game-Based Learning lunch series workshop, we joined Jane Wright from OSU Extension, along with Dan Rockwell and Jeremy Patterson from the Ohio State Technology Commercialization and Knowledge Transfer office. We got an inside look at how development is progressing for a project to develop Total Animal. Total Animal is a mobile app that digitizes existing content from Ohio 4-H …Read more at the full article: Game-Based Learning Lunch: Teaching About Animals–Total Animal and TCO (5/17/2013)
Have you ever seen an acrobat doing aerial stunts next to a calculus teacher? Somebody selling homemade soap next to somebody who can explain the molecular properties that make soap soap? These are exactly the kinds of experiences that STEAM Factory events make possible.
The STEAM Factory took shape in the conversations of an informal and …Read more at the full article: Introducing the STEAMFactory
What do you get when you combine a department with long experience providing OSU education for non-OSU students with a department that specializes in making the latest tools of 21st-century elearning available for OSU teachers? We are about to find out. Our belief is that the soon-to-be Ohio State Online will enable OSU to expand …Read more at the full article: Envisioning a New Office of Distance Education and eLearning
I recently began the process to become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert so I could better aid OSU Advancement in our mission to communicate the University’s ideals with our donors and alumni. We have a constant need to refocus our communications with these individuals and take advantage of the latest technology to communicate in the …Read more at the full article: Professional Development that Makes a Difference
As a yearly attendee of the Innovate conference, I seek out sessions featuring applications I can use for teaching secondary level students and in my work with college students. Several sessions at Innovate 2013 introduced me to technology that I can use in my teaching to encourage my students’ learning and engagement.
One of the most …Read more at the full article: Innovate 2013: Using Evernote to Help Flip the Classroom in Secondary Education
I’ve just returned from the Coursera Partners conference. This was a chance for people who are teaching massive open online courses (MOOCs) and those who are interested in these things to get together and share/learn/collaborate.
I got to meet up with my old teacher, friend, and competitor Rob Ghrist. You see, Jim Fowler, Steve Gubkin, a …Read more at the full article: MOOCulus at the Coursera Partners Conference
The charter for our GTA Boot Camp for Teaching Online has been approved, and we’re excited to move to the production phase of our project. The GTA Boot Camp is a one-credit-hour, online, five-day, mobile workshop to prepare graduate teaching associates to facilitate online courses. We have worked with graduate students in our online teaching …Read more at the full article: GTA Bootcamp for Teaching Online
Prezi is an cloud and software based presentation tool that continues to add features and gain users at a rapid pace. A recent press release from Prezi announced the addition of two types of audio to the tool; this combo makes Prezi considerably more useful in the multimedia presentation sphere. The first option is a …Read more at the full article: Easy audio has finally been added to Prezi
Digital First is hosting a one day iTunes U Faculty & Staff Bootcamp in the Digital Union at 171 Hagerty Hall on May 17, 2013. This bootcamp will function as an intense workshop with the goal of providing faculty with time and expert support from Apple & Digital First staff in efforts to create an …Read more at the full article: Digital First On-Campus iTunes U Bootcamp