Tag: #learning

#TechTipThursday: What is Canvas?

Welcome to the start of a new academic year! As you enjoy all we have to offer in support of an individualized Longwood experience, do not forget that the Digital Education Collaborative partners with you to support use of learning technologies. We provide the support and structure behind the University’s commitment to academic success and pedagogical …

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2nd Semi-Annual Student Tech Showcase

*Special post for Longwood’s faculty and staff! We are excited to announce our second, semi-annual, Student Tech Showcase! This event will be held on Wednesday, April 19th, in the Digital Den (Ruffner 148), 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 …

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#TechTipThursday: Learning Immersion with Google Cardboard

Google Cardboard is an easily accessible form of virtual reality. There is a growing trend around the intersection of virtual reality (VR) and educational technological pedagogy. VR technology assists with traveling the world and having experiences that are normally out of reach due to variables such as cost and time. Google Cardboard can be used to experience sites …

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#TechTipThursday: GitHub as a Collaborative Tool

GitHub is a tool fairly new to the Instructional Technology Collaborators although some of us have used GitHub in support of academic requirements. Today’s #TechTipThursday will introduce users to the set up and initial use of GitHub as a collaborative tool for coding projects.  This post focuses on the tool’s web interface but there are other options for …

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#TechTipThursday: Overview of Bear

Bear is a flexible writing app for composing anything from notes to prose to blogs. It works on all OS devices so you can write whenever, wherever. You can link notes to each other to build one comprehensive body of text. Its functionality is beyond Apple’s built-in Notes application and offers a, free, simple white theme. Users …

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Learning Lab Show | Ep. 17 Graduate View of EdTech

In this episode, Jenny is joined by special guest, graduate student, Meredith Peck to discuss how educational technology affects the graduate school experience.  

Learning Lab Show | Ep. 16 Podcasting Conference

Trying a new experiment this week, join host Jenny Quarles as she asks some leading questions to faculty about podcasting and its academic purposes.  

Learning Lab Show | Ep. 15 Synchronous Learning

In this episode, Jeff and Jenny discuss the differences between and various options available for synchronous and asynchronous learning.  

Learning Lab Show | Ep. 14 3D Printing

In this episode, Jeff and Jenny explore the use of 3D printing in education.  

Learning Lab Show | Ep. 13 Creative Commons

In this episode, Jeff and Jenny explore copyright, intellectual property, and licensing and how it plays a role in sharing content for education.