In January of 2017 four interns joined the Educational Technology Department through the CAS internship program. They have spent their time here learning about the platforms we support, working on projects that benefitted our team and the BU community, and gathering to share their challenges and accomplishments in our weekly meetings. As the semester comes to a close, EdTech will
For this article we interviewed nine students from four of BU’s colleges, with eight different majors and a range of experiences with educational technology. They spoke about the challenges and successes they have experienced with educational technology, the programs that they like and dislike, and specifically what their instructors have done or could do to aid their
Echo360 is rolling out a new upgrade. According to Harrison Lawrence, one of our Echo360 platform experts, the software will now be run on the cloud, providing greater stability and better processing time. The lecture capture process will largely remain the same, but the user interface will be more modern and perform at a higher caliber. There
SPH lecturer Cassie Ryan uses Blackboard with Echo 360 to flip her class. And she is excited about using Echo Cloud to improve the way she does in-class assessments to determine how well students are understanding the material.
We have just created a schedule page for our educational technology training sessions! Choose “Training” on the navigation bar and explore the various classes relevant to digital learning. Classes topics include: WordPress, Kaltura/MyMedia, Echo360, Blackboard, TurningPoint, NVivo, and many more.
EdTech is integrated into Digital Learning & Innovation (DL&I), a larger organization devoted entirely to digital learning. Now when you email us, in addition to receiving help with technology you can get inspiration, training, and consultations on pedagogical problems. We can help you answer questions like: How do you rethink the way you’re teaching a
After an Earth & Science undergraduate course became a mandatory part of a multidisciplinary undergraduate program, meeting the needs of students with diverse backgrounds posed a significant teaching challenge. Physics Professor Bruce Anderson created his own online video lectures and exercises, which the students had to complete before class. This was followed by in-class reviews
We have just created a schedule page for our educational technology training sessions! Choose “Training” on the navigation bar and explore the various classes relevant to digital learning. Class topics include: WordPress, Kaltura/MyMedia, Echo360, Blackboard, TurningPoint, NVivo, and many more.
Interested in recording video lectures and other digital content but want higher quality than what you can make on your phone? As BU faculty, you have access to a studio in Mugar Library with high-quality recording equipment and software such as Camtasia. You can learn to use it by signing up for a consultation with an educational