January 2, 2012
As we begin 2012, let’s take a look back at one of my favorite sources of news when it comes to technology and higher education… the Wired Campus blog.
Here are the 10 top Wired Campus stories of 2011, as voted by reader’s clicks:
August 24, 2010
If you’re a current student or faculty member at UR, by now, you’ve noticed that Blackboard has a new look and feel. If you want to learn more about its new features, find out the workshop schedule or keep up to date on outages, please visit the CTLT’s Blackboard blog.
Also, don’t forget about the Blackboard Resources page, where you’ll find “how-to” viewlets and PDFs for everything.
April 5, 2010
When approaching the challenge of integrating new technological devices into classroom instruction, consideration has to be given to the content that is being taught, the instructional method or pedagogy that will be utilized and the affordances and considerations of the new device. Teaching requires complex skills to integrate multiple types of knowledge within a short amount of time and “…in an ill-structured, dynamic environment” (Mishra & Koehler, 2006). Therefore, frameworks assist educators in the integration of multiple bodies of knowledge. Read more
November 17, 2009
Flickr, Delicious, Skype and Twitter make the top 10.
Where do your favorite sites stack up?
October 20, 2008
During my daily perusing of the New York Times, I stumbled upon this article titled, “Tech tips for the basic computer user.” It’s chock-full of useful little tips, such as:
- How to enlarge the text on any webpage (Hold down CTRL and + or -)
- Pressing the spacebar scrolls you down one screenful in your web browser.
- Hold down ALT + TAB (on the PC) and Option + TAB (Mac) to switch between applications without using your mouse.
What are your favorite tech tips?