Last month when I told you about our new computer labs and classrooms with SMART Sync, I also mentioned that we offer a full software suite in some of these locations. This software package is currently available to classes scheduled in Derby Hall 029 and Hagerty Hall 186, but students who need access to the …Read more at the full article: Our Complete Software Suite for Computer Rich Classrooms and Digital Unions
Tag Archives: classroom technology
Many educators are already familiar with SMART products, such as the SMART Board and Sympodium, both of which allow for annotation over a connected computer’s desktop display. While these and other similar annotative technologies have become prevalent in classrooms across the country, SMART also offers a number of lesser known tools, like SMART Sync, which …Read more at the full article: SMART Sync
A large part of the planning that goes into updating classrooms and labs is assessing their current state. What’s working, what’s not, and what can we be doing better? In some cases, it’s not just the technology that needs to change. For most of the last decade, our labs were just rooms full of computers …Read more at the full article: Looking for a computer lab on campus?
Instructors teaching on the 3rd floor of Central Classrooms received a (hopefully!) pleasant surprise when they arrived for classes at the beginning of spring term. Where most rooms had previously required them to bring a laptop to connect to the projection system, they now found a podium with a new computer, monitor, and connections for iOS …Read more at the full article: The New Standard Podium
Ohio State instructors, are you looking for ways to seize your students’ attention in class? Would you like immediate feedback about whether your students understand some core content you just covered—or gauge their ability to apply their newfound knowledge in different contexts? Look no further: LectureTools helps you achieve each of these aims and more.
Geography …Read more at the full article: Morton O’Kelly Harnesses LectureTools; Students Report Great Results
Earlier this summer (yes, it’s still summer!–that is, until September 22) I took Edu PAES 8893.40, otherwise known as Moving Online from the Traditional Classroom: Assuring Quality in Development and Design. Taught by Joni Tornwall, a Digital Union colleague, the course–intended to be an exemplar for students enrolled in it, by meeting Quality Matters standards–specifically …Read more at the full article: Kinetic Learning in the Moving Online Course
To: All Ohio State instructors
From: The Digital Union
Re: Apps! Resources! Workshops! –and so much more!
Are you looking for some new ways to enhance your teaching or boost your productivity during Ohio State’s first autumn semester? What follows are highlights of some resources we recommend to help you. Below, I’ll also suggest several …Read more at the full article: Want to be a well-resourced Ohio State instructor? Read on!
Whether you’re a new faculty member or TA at Ohio State or consider yourself a seasoned instructor, what follows are some resources we’d like you to know about that support teaching and learning with technology. We’ve also highlighted some related information that we think you should know about. To learn even more about technologies for …Read more at the full article: Resources for new (and returning!) Ohio State faculty and TAs
As fall semester quickly approaches, campus is abuzz with all of the last-minute preparations that lead up to that first week of the new school year. Here at Classroom Services, we’ve spent the entire summer working with our staff on a new classroom maintenance plan. With more than 375 classrooms and labs on campus, …Read more at the full article: Run Classroom Technology like Sam
Do you have a feeling your students might be doing something on their mobile devices during class other than sanctioned course activities? If you are tired of competing with the cell phones, iPads, and laptops, the solution might be to use them rather than fight them. Engage your students where they already are—on their devices—with …Read more at the full article: Back Away from the Podium!