Archive for December, 2011

Rethinking composition: Bring on the audio!

Filed in Interesting Technologies, Miscellaneous, Showcase by on December 16, 2011 2 Comments

As we head off to the holiday break many of us are thinking about how courses will run in the Spring semester.  For some it is logistical question, but for others it may be larger questions of course delivery and project design.  I was reminded recently of an interesting article in EDUCAUSE Quarterly on rethinking […]

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LMS Unconference

Filed in Tools for Teaching by on December 13, 2011 0 Comments

WPI is pleased to be participating in NERCOMP’s LMS unSIG Unconference this March! Whether your campus has adopted an out-of-the-box learning management system (LMS), an open source solution or has developed a home-grown course management system (CMS), challenges surrounding management, deployment, assessment, upgrades, training, support, security and integration with campus resources are universal. The LMS […]

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Blackboard 9.1 is coming!

Filed in Interesting Technologies, Showcase by on December 7, 2011 1 Comment

As you most likely have heard already, WPI’s course management system is getting a fresh new look in the Fall of 2012 with the upgrade to Blackboard 9.1 (Bb9.1)!  We are very excited about the update and hope you will be as well. Interested in seeing what it is all about?  You have two options: […]

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