Did you know that ITS @ WPI has created a Class Team in Microsoft Teams for every course at WPI? It’s been a long, busy summer, but we wanted to make an official announcement to let you know about this exciting news! How do I access Teams? Since it is part of Office 365 suite,…Continue Reading Microsoft Teams, WPI, & You: What do I need to know?
But what WORKS? Vocabulary and Debate in Education
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…Continue Reading But what WORKS? Vocabulary and Debate in Education
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…Continue Reading That’s What We Are Here For!
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…Continue Reading How to make a web page: HTML
HTML- The language of the web
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…Continue Reading HTML- The language of the web
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…Continue Reading So you want to sing… Tweeting in the Classroom