“If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth ten thousand.” That’s the theory, anyway, when it comes to online content. Video is increasingly becoming the lingua franca of the digital realm. As advertisements, educational technology,…
The Teaching & Learning Resources group is excited to take part in the new CTRL Connect blog! This blog will serve as a space for us to share some useful and (hopefully) interesting information with the amazing faculty and staff of…
Experiment with mobile devices in your teaching Do you want to explore ways to incorporate your own or students’ mobile devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets, or laptops) into your teaching? This is your opportunity, you can now submit a Mobile Learning…
Facebook groups allow instructors to facilitate a collaborative forum on a site that's already familiar to many students.
New Twitter users will be pleasantly surprised by how the tool can be seamlessly integrated into classroom lectures and other coursework.
Google Drive is flexible, easy to use, and excellent for collaboration.
Prezi is a virtual whiteboard that turns linear presentations into interactive, collaborative, and multi-linear narratives.
Piazza is more engaging, consistent, and provides more options to facilitate learning (both inside and outside the classroom) than the default Blackboard discussion board.
With a wide array of features and capabilities, WordPress is a great platform to use whether you are interested in starting a course blog or promoting your research (or both).
The Teacher’s Aide app allows instructors to take attendance through a single finger tap.