Tag: Communication

But what WORKS? Vocabulary and Debate in Education

Filed in In the Classroom by on April 9, 2014 0 Comments

A recent post on Chronicle of Higher Education by Casting Out Nines blogger Robert Talbert addressed the need for some common definitions of flipped classrooms and flipped learning.  We have spoken about flipping the classroom here before, and since this initial post more and more WPI faculty have been experimenting with these models.  Many lessons […]

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That’s What We Are Here For!

Yesterday I had one of what we call our “great meetings”.  I met with two faculty (don’t worry, they shall not be named here) who identified some of their teaching challenges.  We spent our time discussing the following topics: 1.  Grading multiple choice exams.  How can we cut down on grading time while also gathering […]

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How to make a web page: HTML

Filed in How-to, Interesting Technologies by on July 22, 2010 0 Comments
How to make a web page: HTML

Last week, we posted about the value of understanding HTML, the language of the web. While there are many tools that make website creation possible without requiring you to know any “code,” we feel that having a working knowledge of how the code behind a web page works is tremendously valuable. Today, we’re going to […]

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HTML- The language of the web

Filed in Interesting Technologies, Miscellaneous, Showcase by on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

Many of us here at WPI would admit that the web has become an integral, and in some cases necessary, part of our daily lives.  Many of us surf web sites on a daily basis, relying on the web for diverse content ranging from world news to peer reviewed research articles. However, a basic understanding […]

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So you want to sing… Tweeting in the Classroom

So you want to sing…  Tweeting in the Classroom

Seems like everywhere we go lately everyone is all a flutter about Twitter.  From professional conferences to the boy next door, everyone seems to be doing it! Which has led some of us to wondering, “Is there a use for Twitter in the college classroom?”.  Turns out the answer is yes! Check out these great […]

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