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Visit the Blackboard Blog!

August 24, 2010 Links Comments Off

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.

A Contemporary Framework for Teaching

April 5, 2010 Faculty, Links, Teaching and Learning Comments Off

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. … Continue Reading

Academic Technology Consultants

Academic Technology Consultants are the bridge between teaching and technology. The liaison group collaborates primarily with University of Richmond faculty to effectively incorporate technology into the teaching and learning processes. We deal with diverse technologies, and are happy to work with any skill level.

Andrew Bell (Sciences)
Mike Dixon (Social Sciences; Asst. Director, CTLT)
Jon Messer (Business, Law, & Leadership)
Scott Pennington (Humanities)
Corrina Waxman (Arts)