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Open Courses Give Students Educational Options

Open Courses Give Students Educational Options

An article from USA Today discussed the recent trend of Ivy League and top-tier universities offering free or low-cost online courses. Institutions such as MIT, Princeton, Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania are among those offering “open courses” to the public.  This model of virtual instruction allows those who are not enrolled in these universitiesRead more about Open Courses Give Students Educational Options[…]

Tegrity User Conference Sessions Now Online

Tegrity User Conference Sessions Now Online

Last month, (4/18-20) the 6th annual Tegrity User Conference took place in Seattle, WA. UWB Learning Technologies’ own Andreas Brockhaus and Ian Porter were able to attend, along with many other administrators, IT specialists, faculty members and users of the lecture capture system. But for those who weren’t able to make it, we’ve got goodRead more about Tegrity User Conference Sessions Now Online[…]

UWB LT Blog Included as a “Must-Read” by EdTech Magazine

UWB LT Blog Included as a “Must-Read” by EdTech Magazine

We’re proud to report that this blog was included in The Dean’s List: 50 Must-Read Higher Education Technology Blogs, an article by EdTech Magazine highlighting 50 fantastic educational technology blogs. Learning Technologies is absolutely honored to be included among some incredible writers and institutions. We are also pleased to see that some of our favoriteRead more about UWB LT Blog Included as a “Must-Read” by EdTech Magazine[…]

Journaling in Blackboard: Reflect On And Deepen Learning

Journaling in Blackboard: Reflect On And Deepen Learning

Journaling can be a powerful tool for students to reflect on their learning. Journals can be used to: “record the development of ideas and insights and / or those of a group in a given context and can include concepts, ideas and main points from experience and theory reflect upon the subject content and personalRead more about Journaling in Blackboard: Reflect On And Deepen Learning[…]

Students Like Short, Compelling Tegrity Videos, According To Athens State Professor

Students Like Short, Compelling Tegrity Videos, According To Athens State Professor

At the Tegrity Conference held in Seattle, April 18-20, Jeff Johnson, Assistant Professor of Management at Athens State University, presented on course surveys that had been done on his campus which captured student feedback on best and worst practices for producing a Tegrity video. These videos were primarily done by instructors outside of a classRead more about Students Like Short, Compelling Tegrity Videos, According To Athens State Professor[…]