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Pedagogy’s Digital Swiss Army Knife: Explain Everything

Explain Everything draws from a range of educational technologies…
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Students and Their Email Habits

Written By: Nikki Lane Over the past 4-5 years, popular news…

3 Tools for Facilitating Discussion Outside of Class: Piazza, Basecamp, and Slack

Written By: Emily Crawford Getting students to participate…
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Communicating Research through Visual Storytelling

Increasingly, videos are enhancing and in some cases replacing traditional print modes of communicating scholarship. This session showcases several examples, from the PEW Research Center to AU student research-based videos from interdisciplinary courses.
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The Rewards & Perils of Teamwork: Can It Be Taught?

This panel brings together multidisciplinary perspectives—from economics, sociology, business, and public administration—to discuss how educators can successfully bring into the classroom the varying real-world work contexts, incentive systems, and notions of fairness and justice that motivate successful teamwork.
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Enhancing Instruction with Kaltura: Faculty Perspectives on Developing Multimedia Assets

This panel discussion seeks to inspire faculty to develop their own instructional assets using AU’s Kaltura video-capture tool.
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Faculty Use of Social Media as Researchers and Public Intellectuals

This session examines ways that faculty can maximize the impact of their online presence.

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Ten Take-Aways: Open Educational Resources (OERs)

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are teaching and learning materials that are made freely available under open licenses.
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Ten Take-Aways: Teaching When Campus is Closed

Metropocalypse, snowmageddon, and swine flu are no match for online learning! Learn how to continue your class remotely when campus is closed.