by Kate Lyons and Karin Lundberg Twine (http://twinery.org/) describes itself as “an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories.” It is similar to the print-based, “Choose Your Own Adventure Series” (https://www.cyoa.com/). A user playing a Twine game reads a passage and then makes a choice about how the story...
by David Dos Santos One of the most common misconceptions for first time students taking an online course is that it is easier and requires less time. The reality is that the only time saved is the commuting time as students should be prepared to spend the same time...
by Zvi Ostrin and Vyacheslav Dushenkov Mobile devices offer many pedagogical opportunities—especially easy access to textual information and visual resources, three-dimensional representation of anatomical structures, as well as the ability to study dynamic processes—powerful capabilities that traditional textbooks cannot match. In light of these advantages we designed a one-semester...
by George Rosa Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters have brought some innovative changes to Blackboard that faculty, as well as students will find useful. One change makes it easier to access tools that expand the possibilities for bringing dynamic, media-driven collaboration to classroom and online pedagogy, increasing student...
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