“Stories of the Future”- Garage Stories

Saturday, April 27th from 8am to midnight storytellers, developers, artists, and other creatives interested in XR (Extended Reality or an umbrella term for Mixed, Augmented, and Virtual Reality) were brought together at Institute for the Future (IFTF) in Palo Alto, California. Garage Stories is an organization bringing people from various fields together to create and […]

2018 Educational Technology Faculty Fellows

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2019 Educational Technology Faculty Fellows

Purpose The Educational Technology Faculty Fellows Program is a unique experience for any member of the campus community whose continuing contract has a teaching component. The goals of the program are to increase the number of faculty taking advantage of technologies in their teaching and scholarship, to familiarize faculty with tools and project types with […]

Birds of a Feather Sessions

We heard from a number of faculty who were very interested in Educational Technology workshops, but were not be able to attend. So we would like to bring the sessions to you as Birds of a Feather sessions. A faculty or staff member can request a Birds of a Feather session by identifying at least four colleagues who are […]

Crafting a Successful Tech Project

Below you will find some links to various resources to help you to get started to think about how to craft a successful tech project in your classroom. If you are interested in pursuing a tech project, please reach out to a staff member of Educational Technology so we can assist you in the implementation […]

Designing Immersive Empathy 360-VR Experiences: A NERCOMP Workshop 2018

NERCOMP hosted a workshop on designing empathic 360-VR experiences for faculty and IT- professionals in higher education at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT. Immersing Students with Empathy Dr. Milena Batanova is developing empathy workshops for teachers to use in K-12 classrooms. Harvard’s Making Caring Common Project offers resources for teachers and families to show and […]

Dive into Research with Virtual Reality

Overview  As some research takes place in a foreign country or high security environments, what you experienced during your research holds importance as much as the conclusion to your thesis. Through Virtual Reality [VR], viewers can transplant their visual and auditory senses to the places you’ve researched as you present your thesis. VR is defined as experiencing an […]

Easy to Use Virtual Reality Tools

Learn about Oculus Go VR headsets, 360 degree cameras, and easy-to-use virtual reality tools and content that you can use in your classroom. Finding Content YouTube 360 Video house channel YouTube Virtual Reality Channel Discovery VR channel on YouTube National Geographic 360 videos on YouTube XR Portal for simulations and 360 videos Veer for 360 videos and […]

Film Studies Workshop

Mike, Emily and Jon got to show Dan Bourne, Jen Hayward, Deb Shostak, Margaret Ng, Jim Bonk, Greg Shaya, Rujie Wang, Peter Pozefsky, Ahmet Atay, Madonna Hettinger, Marion Duval, and Beth Muellner how to use iMovie to create a film out of the clips that they had shot using their iPhones. The faculty had organized […]

Getting Started with 3D Printing

Learn the basics about 3D printing including our Lulzbot 3D printers, Cura interface, and other resources to get you and your students started in the classroom and beyond. Lulzbot 3D Printers Lulzbot 3D printers were designed to for the home hobbyist which makes them more durable and easier to use than other models on the […]

Getting Started with Mapping and Timelines

Maps and timelines can be useful tools and concepts in helping students approach concepts of space, place, time, and storytelling. This workshop’s goal is to provide a no barrier introduction to mapping and timelines in the classroom. Timeline JS “TimelineJS is an open-source tool that enables anyone to build visually rich, interactive timelines. Beginners can […]

Make course materials more accessible

In March of 2017 the Section 508 standards of the Rehabilitation Act were refreshed. In particular the information and communication technology accessibility requirements were updated to require that they meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. The deadline for compliance with the new standards was January of 2018. In this workshop we will talk about […]

Microsoft Excel Basics for staff

Microsoft Forms workshop

With Microsoft Forms, you can create surveys, quizzes, and polls that feature text, pictures and video. Others can respond using any web browser, even on mobile devices. As results are submitted, you can use built-in analytics to evaluate responses. Form data, such as quiz results, can be easily exported to Excel for additional analysis or […]

Microsoft OneNote app

Microsoft OneNote – lists, photos, and notes, organized in a notebook (*free – use College OneDrive account to sync) Microsoft OneNote for iOS on iTunes Microsoft OneNote for Android on Google Play Capture your thoughts, discoveries, and ideas with OneNote, your very own digital notebook. With OneNote you can seize that moment of inspiration, take your class […]

Moodle New Features

Office 365 connection: allows users to connect their Office 365 account to Moodle Poll: a Block you can add to your course to create a custom poll Analytics Graph: a Block you can add to your course to generate, view and print a variety of graphs related to student behavior in Moodle. These graphs include grade […]

NCPH Conference Recap

The National Council on Public History conference took place in Hartford, Connecticut March 27-30th. The conference brings together public historians from all over to discuss, workshop, share, collaborate, and much more on challenges and opportunities within the public history field. Digital Public History Lab I feel very lucky to have facilitated a session and participated […]

NCPH Digital History Pedagogy Workshop

Agenda Introduction What is Educational Technology, digital projects, and The College of Wooster Post-it Note Activity: What is digital history pedagogy? Examples and Exploring Pedagogy Experiment Mapping: VisualEyes Timeline: Timeline JS VR/AR: YouTube 360/XR Portal and Google VR Tour Creator (demo) Questions and Wrap Up Resources Educational Technology at The College of Wooster: http://tiny.cc/wooedtech Google […]

Oculus Go VR Headset

What is it? Oculus Go is a Standalone VR headset that allows users to enter virtual reality with no PC or wires attached. Visit the Oculus website for more details. Using Your Oculus Go Getting Started with Your Oculus Go – Set up and use your Oculus Go for the first time. Using the Oculus Store – Purchase and download […]

Office 365 features

Office 365 features including Groups Stream Class Notebook integration with Moodle Learn how you can use: Groups to collaborate with a set of people and share resources such as: a shared Outlook inbox, a shared calendar, and a document library for collaborating on files. Stream, the College’s video streaming service through Office 365. Create, discover, […]