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Introduce your course with video, watch S&T examples

Posted by on July 18, 2018

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Prepping your courses for the fall? Try an educational technology (EdTech) introduction video to engage your students for your upcoming course. Intro videos can include information about your teaching style, modules students can prepare for, and other tips to help your students hit the ground running. For inspiration, check out these S&T examples:

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Build learning pathways with digital badges

Posted by on April 30, 2018

Educational Technology staff will host an event about how to map badge-earning pathways for students from classroom to their professions. All S&T educators are invited to the webinar, “How to Build Digital Badging Pathways,” at noon Tuesday, May 8, in Room 202 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library. Participants unable to attend at the library can sign in online. For more information, please contact Julie Phelps, instructional design team lead, at phelpsja@mst.edu.

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CLC software request process open

Posted by on March 22, 2018

It’s time for instructors to request software for use in computer learning centers (CLCs) across campus for the Fall 2018 semester. Please submit your requests via EdTech’s website by 5 p.m. Friday, April 13.

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Learn about cutting students’ costs with AutoAccess

Posted by on February 1, 2018

Educational technology will host a webinar about AutoAccess 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, via Zoom online. Online registration is required. The AutoAccess program saves students money and can be customized for courses.

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Webinar planned on iThenticate

Posted by on January 3, 2018

Are you writing a thesis or dissertation? Learn how to access and use iThenticate, an online similarity-detection tool for manuscripts during a webinar hosted by the department of educational technology. The webinar will be held 10-11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12. Please register online.

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Hagni takes first place in Arts Rolla

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Victoria Hagni recently won first place for her story, “Darien,” in the fiction category of Arts Rolla’s 11th bi-annual writing competition. Hagni is an instructional developer in educational technology at S&T.

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Learn about the building blocks for course success

Posted by on November 27, 2017

All faculty and staff instructors are invited to the workshop, “Building Blocks: Structuring Your Course for Success.” There will be two offerings, both with the same content:

  • 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, in Room 202 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library
  • 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, in Room 203 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library
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CLC software request process now open

Posted by on October 12, 2017

Educational technology has opened the Computer Learning Centers (CLC) software request process for instructors who need specific software packages installed in CLCs around campus. Visit the EdTech website for more details. Requests must be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3.

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Celebrate Active Learning Day

Posted by on October 12, 2017

The educational technology (EdTech) staff invites Missouri S&T faculty to show the unique ways you use active learning methods in your classroom. Active Learning Day will be observed Monday, Oct. 23. It is a nationwide movement to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. For help creating a short video about your active learning methods, please contact EdTech by Thursday, Oct. 19, at 341-4131 or edtech@mst.edu. Get more details at edtech.mst.edu.

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Wilkins discusses gaming in education as panelist

Posted by on October 3, 2017

Barbara Wilkins, an instructional designer in educational technology, served as a panelist for a panel on the role of gaming in education during Gen Con 50 in Indianapolis in August. The group discussed gaming for students in elementary grades and through university levels, along with ways to promote student success and how gaming may enhance workplace skills. Gen Con 50 is the longest-running gaming convention in the world.

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