Web Tools for Flu Season

The Federal Government just released: CDC Guidance for Responses to Influenza for Institutions of Higher Education during the 2009-2010 Academic Year. In this report the CDC recommends “Distance learning or web-based learning may help students maintain self-isolation.” Our VP of Academic Affairs asked me to put together a list of eLearning tools we have available […]

Web Tools for Flu Season

The Federal Government just released: CDC Guidance for Responses to Influenza for Institutions of Higher Education during the 2009-2010 Academic Year. In this report the CDC recommends “Distance learning or web-based learning may help students maintain self-isolation.” Our VP of Academic Affairs asked me to put together a list of eLearning tools we have available […]

Can podcasts replace the professor?

iTunes U and the classroom: Can podcasts replace Professors?  This study compared the test results of students who listened to a lecture in class with students who listened to a podcast of the lecture. Both groups had access to a PowerPoint presentation used by the lecturer.  The mean test score of those listening to the […]

Seven things to know about lecture capture technology

7 Things You Should Know About Lecture Capture The Educause ELI initiative does a great job of providing a quick two-page summary of lecture capture technology. They list three important benefits of tools such as Techsmith’s Camtasia Relay: 1) A help for students who have to miss class for excused reasons: 2) An opportunity to […]