Monthly Archives: February 2015

Canvas Updates – February 2015

The transition to Canvas is progressing.  At this time, we have all of the May term courses that have elected to use Canvas and all of the summer term courses added to Canvas.  Weekly trainings continue to prepare faculty for

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Posted in Canvas, Home Page, Training

Fall Faculty Technology Institute

Over the last few summers, ITS and the Dean’s Office has sponsored a Faculty Technology Institute. This Spring, we will have Wednesday @ 11 presentations about the 2014 faculty projects. Each presentation will be held in Hoover 114. Save the

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Posted in Home Page, Teaching and Learning

Goodbye Blackboard

Goodbye Blackboard in… Countdown As of June 24, 2015, the college will no longer be using Blackboard as an LMS. Don’t worry! ITS will archiving all of your Blackboard courses and can help import them into Canvas. As Etown moves

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Posted in Canvas, Home Page, Teaching and Learning, Training

New Tech We Love

Kahoot! Student’s dozing off in class? Wake them up and get them focused with Kahoot! Utilizing a quick-and-easy online quiz builder while playing on your students’ competitive spirit, Kahoot! allows students to respond from their smartphones, tablets, and laptops to

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Posted in Home Page, Teaching and Learning, Web Tips

Tag Along Programs

It is widely known that most things in life aren’t free, or if they are, they come at a price. However, many users seem to forget this when offered a free download online. Free downloads often have viruses and malware

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Posted in Computer Tips, Home Page, Web Tips

Nicarry Active Learning Classrooms

Pilot Classroom The planning for the active learning classrooms on the first floor of Nicarry is moving forward with due diligence. We have partnered with Steelcase to install a pilot classroom during Spring Break. The classroom is designed with mobile

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