Learning Technologies

  • Hello Windows 7!

    May 2, 2012

    This fall the ITS managed computer labs and classrooms will all be running Windows 7 as the default, not Windows XP. Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP soon so we need to begin migrating all of our campus systems to Windows 7. If you are not familiar with Windows 7 and you teach in […]

  • Fun, Free Apps for Education

    April 25, 2012

    At our workshop on April 25th, we discussed a variety of fun, free applications that can be used to enhance learning.  Here are some links to applications that we introduced in the workshop: 100 Ways to Teach with Twitter Polldaddy – create polls and surveys for free Twittories – write stories using Twitter bitly – […]

  • Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs)

    April 16, 2012

    Our fifth workshop in the Lunch-n-Learn series focused on the use of Reusable Learning Objects in instruction.  There are many different sources for instructors to find pre-created activities to enhance or supplement learning.  Many of these resources are also copy-right free!  Here is a small list of some of our favorite websites with Reusable Learning […]

  • Google Docs and Google Sites

    Our fourth Lunch-n-Learn series featured a session about Google Docs and Google Sites.  Many faculty at Truman utilize Google Docs and Google Sites with their students to encourage collaboration and to create a more personal connection online.  Some use Google Docs as wikis to build class projects or to create a dynamic document.  Below are […]

  • VoiceThread

    April 10, 2012

    One tool that can be used to supplement interactivity in an online setting is VoiceThread.  To learn more about VoiceThread, please click on the links below: VoiceThread Quick Start Guides So, what is a VoiceThread anyway? Additional VoiceThread Resources To view the workshop on VoiceThread held as part of the Learning Technologies Team’s Lunch-n-Learn Series, […]

  • Lunch-N-Learn Series

    March 20, 2012

    The Lunch-n-Learn Series is a weekly lunchtime technology workshop designed for faculty to incorporate new technology in the classroom. The Learning Technologies Team sponsors these sessions from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in Pickler Memorial Library 103 for the Spring Semester 2012. To register to attend any or all of the sessions, visit eventmanager.truman.edu.  To […]