June 28, 2011
Comments Off on Coming this fall to WPI…new options for student response!
Many faculty and students on campus have requested that WPI look into the possibility of using a virtual clicker system in the classroom. Virtual “clickers” allow students to use a mobile device (Smartphone, Cellphone, Laptop, Tablet, etc) to respond to questions posed by the instructor. The TTL team has completed a review of products that […]Continue reading >
June 22, 2011
Back in April we posted on the ways in which reCAPTCHA, an anti-spam mechanism, was helping Google to digitize many older novels as well as the the entire New York Times archive. Well, now that it has been a few months we wondered: ‘what might reCAPTCHA be helping with next?’ Turns out approximately 250,000 books from the British Library! […]Continue reading >
June 20, 2011
Comments Off on The ATC TTL Group Welcomes their newest member!
The Academic Technology Center’s Technology for Teaching and Learning (TTL) Group has grown! We would like to welcome Joseph Cotnoir, the newest member of our team. Joe joins us as an Instructional Technology Support Specialist, and will be extending the support hours of the TTL group by working evenings and some Saturdays throughout the year. Joe […]Continue reading >