Congratulations to Kenny and Harrison, our two long-term student assistants as they graduate from Wooster! Both have helped countless students, staff and faculty members in the Taylor lab over the years and we in Instructional Technology especially thank them for their cheerful attitude as we piled project upon project at them. We’ll miss you!
Learning Management Systems (LMS) are rapidly becoming a near-ubiquitous feature in the technological landscape of higher academic institutions. By providing collaborative and pedagogical tools to instructors in a digital setting, instruction is more readily extended beyond the classroom by an LMS in that they provide access to materials and instruments anywhere that a student or […]
Princeton’s student newspaper, The Daily Princetonian, recently published an article on their recent campus pilot using the Amazon Kindle in courses. Although printing was reduced in each class by approximately 50%, both students and faculty found the Kindle limiting. Despite the Kindle’s environmental friendliness, users said they often found its design ill-suited for class […]
The New York Times recently published a must read article about the “Brave New World of Digital Intimacy”. Specifically it deals with short blog-like updates on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. I must confess that I’ve had a Facebook account for over three years (Twitter for about two) but it’s only been in the last […]