Assessment Management Systems
Geddes Language Center featured four faculty projects in its Spring 2017 Digital Faculty Showcase. Each faculty member displayed their recent and developing innovations in digital-based teaching practices. Flipping a Portuguese Language Class Celia Bianconi, senior lecturer in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and Adel Faudetzinova, lecturer in the College of Arts
EdTech is delighted to announce Blackboard Buddies, a wonderful new program to support BU instructors using the Learning Management System. Faculty members interested in participating can email email@example.com and will be paired with an educational technologist, who will support them directly, one-on-one. The Blackboard Buddy will be able to help instructors adopt new tools in
Date: Thursday, April 20 Time: 1:30-3:00pm Location: Hillel House, 213 Bay State Road, 4th Floor (Castle Room) Dr. Laura Wirpsza, Scientific Collaboration Specialist with Labster, will demonstrate mapping virtual lab simulations in STEM academic programs. The demonstration will focus on how their application can lead to greater empowerment and retention of STEM-focused students. Looking towards
Date: Thursday, April 13 Time: 8:30am-noon Location: One Silber Way, 9th Floor, Trustee’s Ballroom This engaging and interactive talk will explore: The disruptive force of mobile technology on long-held assumptions about good teaching, engaged learning, and student assessment; Instructional best practices that reach across all disciplines and pedagogical interests; and profound possibilities of leveraging a
BU recent adopted the Kaltura Video streaming platform, and have branded it MyMedia the Instructional Video Streaming Platform. Some of the benefits of MyMedia are its: Integration with Blackboard Unlimited storage Powerful keyword search Automated transcriptions, and Ability to serve as a private channel for BU faculty and students. The content you upload is behind BU’s login, so
Meet Caitlin Feeley, keynote speaker at tomorrow’s Technology Showcase. She has over a decade of experience researching the use of video games for educational purposes, and has instructed both traditional classes and MOOCs. She holds a Masters degree from Harvard in Technology, Innovation and Education, and today she works with MIT’s Education Arcade. One of Caitlin’s main focuses is
Webinar March 21: Noon to 1:00 p.m. Labster will host webinar with Co-founder and CTO Michael Bodekær. Discussion and Q&A about how Labster improves student engagement, motivation, and learning.