Educational Technology

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 Get more details at

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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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In the news: Dachau liberation, DELTA Labs, Oroville Dam, ‘World of Warcraft’

Posted by on June 6, 2017

Skyles participates in University of Arizona panel on online labs

Posted by on February 7, 2017

Amy Skyles participated in an expert panel discussion during the Online Lab Summit at the University of Arizona in Tucson, held Feb. 6. Skyles, an instructional designer in educational technology, was one of four panelists who discussed the implementation of online science labs.

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Skyles publishes on ‘thinking outside the lab’

Posted by on October 31, 2016

Amy Skyles, instructional designer in educational technology, recently published an article, “Thinking Outside of the Lab: Special Considerations for Lab Course Redesign,” for the International Journal on Innovations in Online Education. This article is in reference to Delivering Experiential Labs To All (DELTA).

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The Teaching Professor features article by Kerwin

Posted by on October 31, 2016

Razmus Kerwin, instructional designer in educational technology, published an article, “Involving Students in Rubric Creation and Using Google Docs to Make It Happen” in the October issue of The Teaching Professor.

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Campus members publish in ASQ journal

Posted by on June 7, 2016

A Missouri S&T group recently published a paper titled “Blending the Best of Both Worlds: Overcoming Skepticism in a Hybrid Engineering Course” in the American Society for Quality’s Quality Approaches in Higher Education. The group is comprised of Dr. Susan Murray, interim chair of psychological science and professor of engineering management and systems engineering at S&T; Julie Phelps, instructional designer in educational technology at S&T; and Kelly Jones, an adjunct instructor at Webster University and training manager at Nestle Purina in St. Louis.

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Skyles presents DELTA project to eEducation specialists

Posted by on April 5, 2016

Amy Skyles, instructional designer in educational technology, recently traveled to the Florida Institute of Technology to present at the Spring eEducation Series on the DELTA project (Delivering Experiential Labs To All).

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