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Visit the Blackboard Blog!

August 24, 2010 Links Comments Off on Visit the Blackboard Blog!

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 on A Contemporary Framework for Teaching

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