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Upgrades to Panopto are here!

If you’ve been using Panopto to record course lectures for students to view outside of class, you may be interested in installing the updated recording software released this past December. Available now are updates for both Mac and PC. On

Posted in Online Learning, Video

Learning Online Course Design

Whether you are in the early stages of designing an online course or are already a “seasoned” online instructor, consider signing up for Quality by Design (QbD): Strategies for Effective Teaching and Quality Course Design. This is a great opportunity

Posted in Online Learning, Training

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

Blackboard Collaborate enables new suite of collaboration and communication possibilities

Early this semester a Physics instructor came to our office to get our help solving a unique problem. A teaching assistant in the program found they were unable to enter the course’s Learning Lab due to a severe chemical sensitivity, potentially limiting

Posted in Cloud, Online Learning, Video, Web

Imagining the Future: Massive Open Online Courses

George Siemens and the University of Texas LINK Lab recently organized a symposium to discuss the future of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Higher Education as imagined in the year 2030. Attending universities included DavidsonX, ColgateX, Stanford OpenedX, Hong Kong

Posted in MOOC, Online Learning

Students, professor use WebEx to assist with improving Hopi community health.

Academic Technologies is wrapping up a semester-long project with professor Angela Gonzales, recently named Engaged Learning and Research Faculty Fellow. Gonzales used WebEx to assist her in developing a service-learning component for her development sociology senior capstone course. Through the course, Cornell

Posted in Classroom Tech, Online Learning, Video, Web

Round table discussion with Cornell’s inaugural MOOC educators

On April 16, 2014, Edward E. Baptist (history) David Chernoff (astronomy) David Easley (economics) Louis Hyman (labor relations) Stephen Wicker (electrical and computer engineering) and Laura Brown (senior vice provost for undergraduate education) gathered to discuss lessons learned and offer

Posted in MOOC, Online Learning, Web

Tips on creating video for your course!

Did you know you can have fun while making videos? A video can be a recording of you doing a lecture but there are many things you can add to your video requiring students to interact, explore ideas, and focus

Posted in MOOC, Online Learning, Video, Web

CornellX MOOC courses launch!

In the span of six weeks CornellX launched its first four MOOCs: Astro2290x Relativity and Astrophysics; HIST1514x American Capitalism: A History; ENGRL1280X Wiretaps to Big Data and INFO2040X Networks, Crowds and Markets. Although Astrophysics is entering its final week there

Posted in MOOC, Online Learning, Web

First CornellX MOOC launched February 3!

On February 3, CornellX launched the first of four edX MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), Relativity and Astrophysics. After months of blood, sweat and tears the team (Academic Technologies, Center for Teaching and Excellence, the Library, eCornell, and Professor Chernoff)

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