I have fallen in love with Google Drive. But it was not love at first sight. Our relationship was slow to get started. First, Google Drive was like the guy you know for a while as a friend. You think he’s okay looking, but you don’t really pay much attention to him. Then one day he … More What’s so great about Google Drive? And why should my students be using it?
A great way to get started with any Learning Management System (LMS) is to select one or two tools and practice your skills when teaching a face-to-face course. These should be tools that are meaningful to your students. Sakai Gradebook Basics Video (8:26) Nothing is more meaningful to most students than their grades. Using … More Sakai Gradebook Basics
“When people talk to me about the digital divide, I think of it not so much about who has access to what technology as about who knows how to create and express themselves in the new language of the screen. If students aren’t taught the language of sound and images, shouldn’t they be considered as … More Teaching with New Media
Faculty interested in being more reflective and effective with their technology use need to look no further than the SAMR model. It stands for Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition. Developed by Ruben Puentedura, an educational technologist, the SAMR model guides faculty in their design, implementation, and evaluation of technology use in their classes. Faculty can use … More Using SAMR to Guide Teaching with Technology