Instructional Technology Project Specialist Wilmington University
1.Personalize Your Course 2.Using Your Voice 3.Creating Engaging Content 4.Using Peer Instruction to Flip Your Classroom 5.Gamification 6.SMARTBoards 7.Online Assessments 8.Live Stream Lectures to YouTube 9.Library Resources 10.Engaging Software - Clickers to Cell Phones 11.Blackboard Exemplary Course Process 2013 TLT Sessions
Every Job Requires a Tool
Tools Have a Specific Purpose
Used Incorrectly… BIG Problems Using a Tool Used Successfully… Student Success
What is the BEST tool for the desired purpose? “Why am I including tech into my courses and what should I include to create a more meaningful experience?” Brian Wasson (2010) Preso Tools Not PPT Best Results
I am including technology into my courses and I will create a more meaningful experience for my students.
Use What You Have Grade Center Interactive tools – Blogs – Wikis – Journals – Voice Tools Rubrics Tool SafeAssign Voice Tools Films On Demand Library Resources
WebCampus Blackboard Internet Tools to Manage information
Voki- Talking avatar Telligami – Mobile storytelling platform Quizlet - Flashcards Screencasting- Jing, Screencast-O-Matic Animoto- Storytelling through multimedia Prezi YouTube SlideShare Wufoo – Collect and analyze data Wordle Bubbl.us Cacoo.com – online diagraming, flowcharts and mapping Jeopardylabs.com – Jeopardy game without the PPT Use Free
Use Bb Collaborate Online synchronous virtual classroom Blackboard Instant Messaging Bb IM Skype- VoIP application Basic plan -free or inexpensive Application can run installed on a computer Run from a flash drive WebCam and voice communication across every device and platform 3. Provide Collaboration
A synchronous live, web conferencing, virtual classroom environment. audio, video, application sharing and content display Advanced features polling, white board presenter on-the-fly resizable chat areas participant lists usage analytics tools Collaborate sessions can be archived View archive at a later date as MP3 or MP4 20 Collaborate Blackboard Interactive Tool
Assignments, Discussion Board, Essay, Short Answer and File Response Test Questions, Wiki entries, Journal entries, Blog entries and Grade Center Grade Columns Share assignment criteria Provides consistent grading Interactive grading Time saver tool to use when grading!
Animoto Digital Storytelling through images, video, sound and text FREE educator’s account Share w/50 students Easy renewal Technologies For Instruction
Turning Point PPT TurningPoint Anywhere Download the TurningPoint Software
Research Tools Use Films on Demand– Library Resources Use Library Databases 5. Drive Achievement with Information Literacy
Diversity of views Help students understand where the different views are coming from Help students realize that what is true today may not be true in the future 6. Promote Higher Level Thinking
What tools do I currently use? What tools do I need to use? What do I want to learn? Ask Yourself… Image from
Phone: (877) (877) Where Do You Go for Help? Mary Beth Youse Instructional Technology Project Specialist Dean Davis Classroom & Online Technologist Barb Danley Instructional Technologist Adam Voyton Instructional Technologist Russ Lichterman Educational Technology Specialist
It is the mission of the Educational Technology Team to provide faculty and staff with effective professional development by offering training, resources, and support. Our Mission
1.ROAR - Repository of Online Academic Resources 2.ETC – Educational Technology with a Colleague 3.Personalize Your Course 4.MS Office2013 purchasing opportunity $10 5.Bb Upgrade SP11- Fall 2013 Training begins July Bb Collaborate – web conferencing, online webinars, virtual classroom Virtual office hours, + Voice Tools Training now, Wimba will turn off August Wild, Wild Tech July 23 WGC (am, lunch, pm) July 24 Dover (am, lunch) July 25 Online Webinars (all day sessions) Road Map -- Looking Ahead
YOU We are dedicated to YOUR professional development! What is Our University’s Best Tool?
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