Instructional Technology at The College of Wooster welcomes applicants for the position of Instructional Technology Intern for the 2009 – 2010 academic year. This is an eleven-month, full-time (1.0) FTE, regular, benefit-eligible, staff position. The Instructional Technology Intern provides support to faculty and staff in their use and implementation of technology in curriculum and instruction; […]
Mashups are web-based applications that integrate preexisting data sets and tools to create a new utility or resource; for example, combining Google Earth with population and consumption data to create an interactive global map comparing the data sets by country. This section will cover other examples of Mashups and how they might be put to […]
Web 2.0 media sharing sites allow users to upload, organize, and comment upon media socially and collaboratively. This section covers the most popular media sharing sites and discusses their relevance to instructional use.
There are many digital presentation technologies available today. This section discusses some of those technologies, where to find them and how to employ them in the classroom.
SMART Boards and Sympodium Interactive Pen Displays allow users to interact with, edit, capture, share and present digital materials in very innovative and engaging ways. This section provides more information on these devices and how they can be used in the classroom.
Social communication applications and websites can enhance learning by encouraging discussion and collaboration beyond the classroom. This section covers several social communication tools for social bookmarking, community building and organizing, and having face-to-face discussions over the internet.
Wikis, forums, and blogs are web spaces or tools that are specially designed to be very user-friendly and intuitive for users to share and create content together so that the focus is on the creation of that content rather than on the design of the space. This section covers the basic use of these tools […]
These devices are commonly referred to as “Clickers.” Each student in the class gets a small keypad which allows them to respond to questions posed by the instructor. This section provides more information on the clickers available at Wooster.
Our College values face-to-face interaction and has no classes which are strictly online. We host a Moodle instance with a course site for every class and offer a WordPress multi-site for faculty, students, departments and organizations to host a blog or website. We offer Microsoft 365, but do not use a Google apps for education […]
This section covers ways to create, edit and display digital video. Tools for digitizing existing footage, creating DVD’s navigable by scene, filming and editing a short documentary and using digital video in the classroom and curriculum can all be found here.