Archive for September, 2009

Think clickers are just for your TV?

Filed in In the Classroom, Miscellaneous, Tools for Teaching by on September 30, 2009 0 Comments

Think again! Personal Response Systems, often referred to as Classroom Performance Systems (CPS) or just ‘clickers,’ are becoming a common educational tool used in a myriad of classes. Students are given a small wireless polling device that bears a strong resemblance to a TV remote control.  This polling device is used to submit responses to […]

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Turn your classroom upside down!

If you attended the Food for thought last week on Naked Teaching you may also be interested in a related teaching strategy called the Inverted Classroom.  In a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (http://chronicle.com/article/Teach-Naked-Effort-Strips/47398/) Jose Bowen urged his colleagues to “teach naked,” a phrase he coined to describe class time that is […]

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Welcome to the all new TTL blog

Filed in Miscellaneous by on September 14, 2009 0 Comments

The ATC’s Technology for Teaching and Learning group (TTL) would like to welcome you to our new blog!  This blog will discuss timely technology trends and issues in higher education as well as here on the WPI campus. Have a topic you would like us to focus on?  Please leave a comment!

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