Last Friday we had our first TEATalks meeting (see here for full description and listing of session offerings: http://tep.uoregon.edu/workshops/events/year11-12/spring/TEATalks.html). The session was a fairly informal one in which instructors and graduate students discussed with us their experiences, interests, and concerns for using technology in the classroom. I talked about my thoughts for making sure one: Reflects on […]
This is part two of a two-part article. In part one, I presented a brief overview of the problem. This week I discuss a few potential strategies for preventing plagiarism. As noted in part one, statements about academic misconduct on course syllabi are not very effective in preventing plagiarism. In effect, they function like an End-User […]
Technology, Tips, and Teaching! Join us Friday afternoons for tea, snacks, and conversations with UO faculty and support consultants about working with educational technology in innovative ways. In these sessions we will showcase various faculty using technology in their classes, or present on a technology tip area of note. Some areas of demonstration will include using […]
This is the first part of an article on plagiarism and what to do about it. This week I present the problem; next week I’ll discuss some strategies to address it. It is the end of another term, and that means keyboards and printers will be working double time to churn out term papers and […]
This is the second of a two-part series focusing on online and blended instructional design (for the first part see: Online and Blended Instruction: Thoughts about Where We are (or are we?)). This writing will examine three areas of discussion focused on specific teaching and learning benefits and challenges found within online instructional design. As […]
An important question for many faculty working with Information and Educational Technology is what do students think about using technology to supplement their learning? From here another question becomes what specific types of technology are students using in their educational and indeed their daily lives? A couple interesting survey studies have addressed these questions. The first […]
I returned from the EDUCAUSE Western Regional conference a few weeks ago and thought I would share some of the session resources. The conference was themed: Finding Common Ground Among Shifting Technologies and Expectations and included some very interesting sessions, plus it is always a bonus attending a conference in San Francisco!