Thursday, May 21th is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The day is intended to get everyone to think, experience, and consider web accessibility for individuals with disabilities. To celebrate this year, try taking the #NoMouseChallenge. Take 15 minutes to try perform your job or navigate your favorite website using only your keyboard. This activity is to get you…Continue Reading Thursday, May 21st is Global Accessibility Awareness Day!
Welcome back WPI Faculty!
Hope everyone’s first week is going smoothly! Last Wednesday TTL was able to meet with new faculty members at WPI and give them an overview of the services we offer from Technology for Teaching and Learning @ the ATC. It got me thinking that we should give the same refresher to our returning faculty! Such is the…Continue Reading Welcome back WPI Faculty!
The app that we’ve all been waiting for is here! Echo360 for Tablets!!
Over the past few years, the ATC has fielded requests from many instructors concerning how they might record annotated videos using their tablets. And have them publish to their myWPI site using Echo360, our lecture capturing system. For the earlier, we always recommended the iPad app “Explain Everything.” However, for the latter, we never had a great…Continue Reading The app that we’ve all been waiting for is here! Echo360 for Tablets!!
Taking Classes with Google Glasses: Wearable Computers and Higher Education
Ok Glass, show me the future. With the first set of Google’s shiny new specs being sent out to the handful of lucky applicants, it’s only a matter of time before students and instructors end up with a pair over their eyes in a class. And while it’s tempting to label the lenses as just…Continue Reading Taking Classes with Google Glasses: Wearable Computers and Higher Education
Tools we use – Outlook Quick Parts
Do you find yourself sending the same email over and over again? Maybe something like, “You can find information on the required readings in the syllabus, located at…” or “This class has the following grade scheme: Labs – 20%, Quizzes – 20%…” Just a reminder that Outlook users can take advantage of a great little…Continue Reading Tools we use – Outlook Quick Parts
YouTube becomes more Social…Media
Have you ever posted a YouTube video and wished you could control its playback for students watching it at the same time? SocialVision has recently rolled out a new feature (free!) that allows you to watch YouTube videos synchronously with others. Called YouTube Social, this new element allows the person who initiates a social invite…Continue Reading YouTube becomes more Social…Media
Want to learn more about M-Learning?
M-Learning is a term that is short for mobile learning. But what exactly is mobile learning? Check out these useful links for more information!…Continue Reading Want to learn more about M-Learning?