Office 365 Groups workshop

Groups in Office 365 let you choose a set of people that you wish to collaborate with and easily set up a collection of resources for those people to share such as: a shared Outlook inbox a shared calendar a document library for collaborating on files When creating a group you’ll need to decide if […]

Ohio 5 New Technologies – New Pedagogies

Student Engagement Read 3 ways to increase student engagement in your classroom Rank the three ways on the provided sticky note Strategies for supporting better student presentations What is Good Presentation design? Plickers quiz Example one PowerPoint Face-to-face presentation: Three Minute Thesis Wooster’s IS Symposium 2017 and Technically Speaking from Denison U. Framing things as a […]

Pre-semester Ed Tech Workshops for Faculty

Educational Technology is hosting pre-semester workshops for faculty August 13-16. Topics include: Moodle course management basics Moodle new features: Poll, Analytics Graph, Quiz Analytics, Scheduler, Solution Sheet, Office 365 connection course management in Voices (our WordPress blogging software) Office 365 features including Groups, Stream, Class Notebook, & integration with Moodle making course materials accessible crafting a […]

Skype for Business workshop

Skype for Business lets you connect with co-workers or partners around the world. Start conversations with IM chat, voice, or video calls. See when your contacts are available online, in a meeting, or presenting. Broadcast online to a large audience. Present your screen during meetings Use Skype for Business in other Office programs to chat, […]

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 Wooster.edu: 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 […]