Category: DEC Announcements

#TechTipThursday: Canvas’ New User Interface

The summer semester brings with it some new changes to Canvas. Starting May 16th, Canvas will have a new user interface and will look different but will still function similarly. The new user interface will be very similar to that of the mobile Canvas application. It is important to note that this change will affect …

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*Videos* from 1st Semi-Annual Student Tech Showcase

We held our first, semi-annual, Student Tech Showcase earlier this week. Four (4) members of the Instructional Technology Collaborator team spent 10-15 minutes each, connecting a DEC-supported technology to the teaching and/or learning experience. These presentations were part of the 4th tier of the ITC Badging Program and serve as the implementation component of a 3rd tier badge, Presentation Design. …

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1st Semi-Annual Student Tech Showcase

We are excited to announce our first, semi-annual, Student Tech Showcase! This event will be held on Wednesday, March 2nd, in the Annex, from 12pm – 1pm.   Four (4) members of the Instructional Technology Collaborator team will spend 10-15 minutes each, connecting a DEC-supported technology to the teaching and/or learning experience. All Longwood instructors are invited to join …

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Now hiring ITCs for Fall 2016!

The Digital Education Collaborative is currently hiring student staff workers to start this coming fall 2016 semester. Our student staff members, or Instructional Technology Collaborators (ITCs), assist the campus community in their use of supported instructional technologies. If any of these focus areas interest you, then you interest us! The future of instructional technology and …

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DEC Adds Respondus Tools to Ensure Integrity of Online Assessment

Beginning with Summer 2015, the DEC will roll out a new set of tools that instructors can use to help create online assessments and ensure the integrity of online testing. All faculty members now have access to the online proctoring tools Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor, in addition to the assessment creation software Respondus …

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Summer LOTI Dates Announced

The DEC is now accepting applications for LOTI during the summer of 2015. To apply, please submit an application and instructor worksheet to Brooke Greenbank (greenbankbl@longwood.edu) by 5 p.m. on Monday, June 1st. You can find the application and instructor worksheet on the LOTI page of the DEC main site. If you are new to …

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*RELEASE* ITC Recruitment Video

The Instructional Technology Collaborators, of spring 2015, are excited to release their recruitment video. Filmed and edited by the students themselves, you can hear from the students about the ITC program. If you’re intrigued by what you see and hear, we encourage you to apply! Applications are due by 5pm on Friday, February 27, 2015. …

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Now hiring ITCs for Fall 2015!

The Digital Education Collaborative is currently hiring student staff workers to start this coming fall 2015 semester. Our student staff members, or Instructional Technology Collaborators (ITCs), assist the campus community in their use of supported instructional technologies. If any of these focus areas interest you, then you interest us! The future of instructional technology and …

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DEC Workshops and Lunch and Learns 2015

Welcome back Longwood faculty and staff! The DEC hopes you had a refreshing break and is here to help you make the most of your teaching and tech-related goals in the new year.   Hands-on Workshops If you are interested in learning more about Canvas, Echo 360, WordPress, Google Apps, or any one of the …

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Now hiring ITCs for Spring 2015!

The Digital Education Collaborative is currently hiring student staff workers to start this coming spring 2015 semester. Our student staff members, or Instructional Technology Collaborators (ITCs), assist the campus community in their use of supported instructional technologies. If any of these focus areas interest you, then you interest us! The future of instructional technology and …

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