Social Media 101 workshop

Social Media 101: What is it? What’s it for? We’ll provide a basic overview of popular social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. We’ll explore examples of sites being used on campus such as the College’s official Facebook page, departments’ pages, etc. Facebook Facebook Help Facebook’s own FB About page Wikipedia’s Facebook entry “…”launched […]

Student Response

Student response sites, systems, and apps can be used for informal, formative assessment in the classroom. They also provide a way to promote student-teacher and student-student interaction, even with large classes. What is formative assessment? Refer to Carnegie Mellon University’s Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation. The goal of formative assessment is to monitor student learning to provide […]

Teaching with iPads

Apple TV In spaces with Apple TV, anyone can use AirPlay to wirelessly mirror a Mac computer or iOS device (iPad, iPhone, iPod) to a projector. For documentation, visit the wiki. iPad Pro with Apple Pencil Presenting Digital whiteboard using NotesPlus app (paid. on Ed Tech iTunes account for trial). Features include handwriting, handwriting recognition, shape recognition, annotation over […]

The Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science 2018 at Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago hosted the DHCS 2018 Conference on November 9th – 11th showcasing graduate and professional scholars in many unique projects in the Digital Humanities.  Below are a few projects that allowed me to bring back new ideas to Wooster. The Muddle Project  Loyola graduate students Taylor Brown and Rebecca Parker introduced and workshoped […]

The Road Less Traveled: An Exploration of Moodle Features workshop

Educational Technology is hosting a workshop for faculty using Moodle for 2nd semester including quizzes, forums, and assignment grading features – learn about Moodle features you may not have used and get help with using them. This informal session will afford lots of opportunities for faculty to ask questions and have hands-on engagement. Registration is appreciated. Visit our […]

Voices: WordPress at Wooster

What is Voices? The College hosts a WordPress multi-site installation where faculty and students can create sites. Users can select from a variety of themes including those intended for websites or blogging. Faculty have the option to create a course site and can add students as users with varying degrees of permissions (editor vs. viewer). […]

When Bad Video Happens to Good Professors workshop

Learn about using iMovie and tips for creating a successful video assignment. This informal session will afford lots of opportunities for faculty to ask questions and have hands-on practice. Registration is appreciated. Visit our Events page. Workshop Resource Files Agenda Getting Started Why use video in the classroom? Use of digital storytelling represent broad ways in which individuals can […]

When Video Falls Apart: Techniques for Creating Video Clips workshop

If you would like to incorporate video into your course or classroom, join us to learn how to easily create clips from Kanopy (a College video streaming service) YouTube videos with screen recording software: QuickTime Player (for Mac), Xbox app (for Windows 10), or Video Grabber (both) DVDs with Magic Mac DVD Ripper securely share clips […]

Winter Workshops for Staff & Faculty

Faculty and staff, Warm up this winter by learning more about Microsoft tools and online communication. Thursdays: Microsoft Forms, Groups, and Skype These sessions are geared for staff and faculty interested in using intermediate level Microsoft tools. A basic understanding of Office 365 is helpful. These classes are held from 3-4p.m. in Andrews Library McCoy computer […]

Wooster Online 101 workshop

The College offers a variety of resources online through various websites. How many have you visited? Join us for a tour of Wooster Online 101 where we’ll explore topics such as Where is your personal information on campus? Your College account and password Scotweb and Colleague the directory, calendar, news and more The Wiki: human resources, […]

Xiaomi MI SPHERE 360 camera

The Xiaomi Mijia MI SPHERE 360 degree panoramic camera captures images up to 23MB and shoots 3.5K video. Checklist of best practices – how to be successful Check out the camera from Technology Services Check the camera battery and the SD card Connect the camera to either the selfie stick/small tripod or expandable tripod Tutorial Guide [Links […]