Faculty members at Harding University are busy developing curriculum, instructing, writing grants, conducting research, supervising students, and being actively involved in the spiritual development of her students. With all the responsibilities that faculty members have to shoulder, finding time to explore technological options and to integrate technology into their curriculum to enhance coursework can be tough.
Every month, the Center for Learning with Technology will spotlight a faculty member who uses interesting and innovative approaches to facilitate student learning through the use of technology.
On Tuesday, February 12 at noon, Dr. Reet Cronk kicked off the Spring 2013 Colloquium Series with an engaging look at gamification. For the past four semesters, Dr. Cronk has implemented a point reward system to encourage class discussion and participation. By surveying her students at the end of each semester, she has that there is a positive correlation between using the reward system and how much students participate in class.
Live Conferencing is streaming live audio and video of presentations, lectures, meetings and seminars to the global audience, enabling presenters to transmit and share information with anyone, anytime and anywhere.
A concept map is a diagram used to represent words, ideas, tasks, or other items linked and arranged around a central key word or idea. These maps are used to generate, visualize structure and classify ideas and as an aid to studying and organizing information, solving problems, making decisions and writing.
Do you need to improve the quality of your photographs or digital images before uploading to your website, Canvas site, or presentation? Check out the cloud-based download applications that are available for free.
Creating and editing videos/ digital stories or slideshows can be challenging but web 2.0 tools allow you to create your own videos very easily and for free. Many of the online video applications automatically syncs with Facebook, Flickr, and other photo sharing sites.
Say goodbye to distributing photocopies of surveys, manually collecting the surveys, and calculating the results. Online research tools provide students and teachers with the necessary tools and resources to conduct research.