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Majority of Students and Instructors at the UW found Tegrity Lecture Capture to be Useful

Majority of Students and Instructors at the UW found Tegrity Lecture Capture to be Useful

It has been just over a year since Tegrity was rolled out across the three campuses of the University of Washington and the findings of a recently released report by UW-IT indicate that a majority of faculty and students found Tegrity to be helpful in enhancing student learning in the classroom. Tegrity is a lectureRead more about Majority of Students and Instructors at the UW found Tegrity Lecture Capture to be Useful[…]

iPads in the Classroom

iPads in the Classroom

As technology begins to direct itself more towards education and learning, the adoption and integration of tablet devices in the classroom, as either replacements for traditional textbooks or additional tools for the curriculum, becomes a pioneering solution in the enhancement of education for students and instructors. Earlier this fall, The Boston Globe’s Billy Baker reportedRead more about iPads in the Classroom[…]

Gates Foundation announces it will fund MOOC research project at Maryland universities

Gates Foundation announces it will fund MOOC research project at Maryland universities

Inside Higher Ed reported yesterday that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will fund an 18-month project assessing the impact of MOOCs in selected public universities in Maryland. The project will cost $1.4 million and will be run by nonprofit research group Ithaka S+R. The goal of the project is to determine the effectiveness andRead more about Gates Foundation announces it will fund MOOC research project at Maryland universities[…]

Welcome, Sara Frizelle and Salem Levesque!

Welcome, Sara Frizelle and Salem Levesque!

In case you missed it, the Learning Technologies team has grown! Sara Frizelle Over the summer, Sara Frizelle came aboard as the new E-Learning Specialist at UW Bothell. She comes to us from Everett Community College where she was the Director of eLearning & Instructional Design. ¬†As Director, she worked collaboratively with faculty across allRead more about Welcome, Sara Frizelle and Salem Levesque![…]

Creative Uses of Google Apps for Teaching and Learning

Creative Uses of Google Apps for Teaching and Learning

Since the University of Washington worked with Google to make available a UW-branded version of the popular Google Applications (Gmail, Google Documents, Google Sites, Google+, Blogger), the apps have been used for various teaching and learning initiatives at UW Bothell. The Center for University Studies and Programs (CUSP) program and the School of Interdisciplinary ArtsRead more about Creative Uses of Google Apps for Teaching and Learning[…]