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Fall Training Dates for Instructors!

  Please join us for hands-on training sessions using technology for teaching! Classes are approximately one hour and occur throughout August. Instructors can also request individual training to help get their course sites set up in time for classes to

Posted in Blackboard, Classroom Tech, Community, Services, Training

Communicating with Students in a Large Course

For instructors teaching a large course, keeping up with communications between student, instructor and teaching assistants can feel overwhelming. The volume of messages and tracking them is challenging. At Cornell, web-based software such as Piazza can facilitate communications and information sharing between students,

Posted in Community, Tech Tips for Faculty, Web

How to integrate video-based discussion board posts into your Blackboard course

Including video discussion board posts in your Blackboard course brings rich, multi-modal experiences to your online or blended class. Students have a chance to practice digital literacy and oral communication skills while reflecting on course content. Student responses can be

Posted in Blackboard, Community, Online Learning, Tech Tips for Faculty, Video

Accessible Course Design and Meeting Student Needs

As you being to design and update your courses for the fall, it is important to keep accessibility in mind. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that individuals with disabilities have access to electronic and information technology that is

Posted in Blackboard, Community, Online Learning, Tech Tips for Faculty

ePortfolios at Cornell University

ePortfolios at Cornell University Whether you are an educator using ePortfolios (electronic portfolios) for teaching and learning, a student interested in building an ePortfolio, or perhaps you are another member of the Cornell community interested in using portfolios yourself or

Posted in Cloud, Community, Online Learning, Services, Video, Web

Cornell women involved in “Tech Savvy”, girls’ STEM conference

Cornell women involved in girls’ STEM conference On April 9, the Cortland and Ithaca branches of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold their annual TechSavvy Conference for girls in sixth through ninth grades, and their parents/caregivers. The

Posted in Community

Request for faculty participants: Help our team grow to support your tech needs!

In order to best support faculty and student experiences surrounding teaching and learning with technology, Cornell Academic Technologies seeks to gain awareness of the needs and concerns of Cornell faculty, and how our team might grow to support those needs. To that

Posted in Community

Cornell Online Learning Community

Interested in getting up to speed on the online learning landscape at Cornell? consider joining the Cornell Online Learning Community (COLC).  COLC’s aim is to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experiences surrounding online and blended learning across the campus, as

Posted in Community, Online Learning

Cornell Tools of Engagement Program Group Forming

Interested in getting up-to-date on classroom and online technologies used to support teaching and learning? Academic Technologies is joining forces with the SUNY Tools of Engagement Program (TOEP) to expand tech-infused pedagogy within the Cornell community. We are seeking faculty,

Posted in Classroom Tech, Community, Online Learning, Services, Training, Video, Web


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