The Office of Educational Technology (EdTech) has unveiled an online course in Blackboard available to all faculty beginning Fall semester 2018. When you go into Blackboard and look under your “My Courses” module you will see a course named “Roadmap to Teaching Innovation.”
There’s a new way to get information and guidance from the Hostos Library to your students—right where and when they need it: in Blackboard. During the past several years, Hostos Librarians have set up numerous online guides on a platform called “LibGuides.”
Tap! Tap! The students who are huddled together on the subway platform jumped up and down ecstatically having just caught the legendary Pokémon, “Zapdos”. The app they are playing on is called Pokémon Go.
When students consider the choice between an online course and a conventional class on campus, they typically think of the social atmosphere first. Often students report that what they miss the most about being in a classroom is being able to interact with educators and classmates in person.
By law, anything posted on a website or other electronic form by an educational institution in the United States must be made reasonably accessible for people who may have disabilities.
Several years ago, I started promoting the use of the Cornell Method to students as well as professionals because of its many redeeming qualities. It looks simple and yet it brings lateral thinking, visual, and kinesthetic factors into the process.
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The Office of Educational Technology (EdTech) develops, implements, supports, and promotes innovative integration of technology into teaching and learning by empowering faculty, serving students, and creating a supportive environment for all types of learners.