Nicole came across this video that was produced by students at the University of Denver. It highlights some frustrations that students have when faculty are not using technology wisely or appropriately. I’m sure some of these scenes are a bit over the top, but it is Friday after all and we want you to relax …
Creativity and Innovation– the Theme for UAS Sitka!
Today we (Sitka campus faculty and staff) met to discuss Tony Wagner’s book “Creating Innovators” our first book club meeting. We had a great discussion talking about the different ways that faculty and parents can create experiences that foster creativity and lead to innovation. Prior to our meeting, Nicole shared an article on Technological, Pedagogical …
Guest Post from KPC Faculty
Susan Mircovich, Chemistry Faculty for KPC, recently attended the Sloan-C 6th Annual International Symposium for Emerging Technologies for Online Learning in Las Vegas. She shares the following resource links with us. Lots of good information here. Thank you Susan! Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Whitepaper and presentation slides, Veronica Diaz Educause – http://tinyurl.com/worktech Affordable Learning Solutions …
Summer Training Opportunities For Faculty
One of Title III’s most important goals is to contribute to the professional development of our distance faculty in a variety of ways. To support that goal, we have a number of out-of-town training opportunities listed below which you can apply for. Basically, you qualify for travel on Title III funds if you’ve been involved …
What College Students Really Think About Online Courses
Original post: 4/3/2013. Reposted with permission.By Tanya Roscorla A group of student leaders has tried online classes, talked with other college students about their experience and traded their insight with educators. And as more colleges expand their online offerings, education administrators and policy-makers could learn something from these students. Thirty-two percent of higher education students took …
Reminder: Google in Education Alaska Summit
This high intensity, two-day event in April (6-7) at the University of Alaska Anchorage focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education and other Google Tools to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The program features Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, practicing administrators, solution providers, Google engineers, …
Reminder: SoftChalk Webinar March 6!
Join us for an info-packed, hands-on webinar Wednesday, March 6 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm! You must register prior to March 6 to receive the download files and log on information. How do you do that? View our blog post for all that good information! Image: ©iStockphoto.com/CamiloTorres
Some Things I Learned at ASTE 2013
I just returned from the ASTE 2013 Conference in Anchorage and thought I might share a few things that I took away. First, one of the keynote speakers, Cara Heitz showcased her k12 classroom that was based on using blogs and wikis. She stressed that teachers today need to design their own professional development to …
The First Google in Education Alaska Summit!
A new exciting opportunity for Alaskan educators! Jim Sill, who presented a two day Google workshop for Sitka faculty and staff last year, is coming to Anchorage for the first Google in Education Alaska Summit. This high intensity, two day event in April (6-7) at the University of Alaska Anchorage focuses on deploying, integrating, and …
Hands-On SoftChalk Training
Join us for an info-packed webinar on March 6 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm, brought to you free from your Title III team! This three and a half hour webinar will cover the basics of SoftChalk. You will learn how to: Copy from Word into SoftChalk Create navigation in a lesson Insert graphics and …