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ePortfolio Evaluation Task Force

An ePortfolio evaluation task force, comprised of faculty, staff and students is underway at St. Edward’s University. Overview Two university-wide initiatives have identified ePortfolios as an important tool for advancing student learning at St. Edward’s University. The five-year Quality Enhancement … Continue reading

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Effective Strategies for Online Disscussions in Your Course

Online discussions can serve as a great opportunity for your students to reflect on the ideas presented in your course and allow them a safe place for challenging academic discourse. This blog post shares a few starting points for thinking about the … Continue reading

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Higher Ed Highlights from SXSWEdu

In March, Austin hosted the fifth annual SXSWEdu, the education-focused sibling to SXSW’s larger Interactive, Music and Film festivals. SXSWEdu brings together researchers and practitioners to discuss innovative solutions to pressing issues facing higher education as well as K-12. St. Edward’s … Continue reading

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Tech Snack – Managing Your 21st Century Classroom

What should the 21st century classroom look like? In the fall of 2013 the Taskforce on Academic Innovation and New Academic Approaches surveyed faculty. One of the questions asked faculty to imagine a classroom that is ideal, from a technological … Continue reading

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Build your Classroom Technology Toolbox

On September 24, Instructional Technology held a tech snack focused on free tools for classroom use. What types of technology do you use in your classroom? Do you need your students to complete their assignments with certain types of software? … Continue reading

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Why You Should Have Multiple Web Browsers On Your Computer

The main reason why it is a good idea to have more than one web browser installed on a computer is that it provides a back-up or alternate way to connect to the Internet when a favorite web browser suddenly … Continue reading

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