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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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
You requested it and, with the Carmen 10 update, you got it.
Instructors can now save feedback for Dropbox assignments as drafts and publish them (aka, release them to students) whenever you’re ready. In fact, you can save all your feedback first as a draft and then publish them in one fell swoop.
In addition to this …Read more at the full article: Carmen: Save your Dropbox feedback!
The April 30, 2013 edition of Campus Technology includes Mary Grush’s interview with Robbie Melton, the Tennessee Board of Regents’ (TBR) Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology. Melton described TBR’s role in identifying and evaluating mobile devices as well as apps that have been developed for education and workforce development. TBR’s Mobile App …Read more at the full article: Apps for Education
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
As we conclude our first week post-Carmen update, we’ve received a number of questions about the Course Selector feature: what is it, how do you search courses. and how does “pinning” a course work?
So let’s take a closer look. The first thing to know is that the Course Selector allows you to navigate between courses …Read more at the full article: Carmen: “Select a Course” Menu
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
If you haven’t heard the latest Carmen news, you might want to sit down and settle in. This is big. This is epic proportions big.
Change is coming to Carmen.
This weekend’s update is not only the it-finally-works-well-on-tablets and looks-more-modern change you’ve been clamoring for. This weekend Carmen is overhauling its Content area, re-imagining its navigation and giving you …Read more at the full article: Ready, Set… Carmen is Updating this Weekend!
The Carmen update is nearly upon us. One week from tomorrow, we will say goodbye to the old and welcome the new.
To help you get oriented before the transition, the Carmen team has compiled a list of Getting Started walk-through videos. Feel free to check them out on the Carmen 10 Update page or click on …Read more at the full article: Carmen Sneak Peek: Videos are Available!
As you probably know, Google Reader joins the long list of retired Google products this July 1st. Bye bye, old friend. You had a good run, but it’s time for us to move on.
“But how,” you ask. “How can I move on?”
I know you’re hurting. You’re confused. How could they? It’s not the first time …Read more at the full article: “I can’t go on. I’ll go on”: Life after Google Reader!