Teaching with Technology: Tools and Strategies to Improve Student Learning

If you’re interested in using technology tools to enhance your teaching, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the mountain of information out there. To make matters worse, much of what you find is either highly technical or simply not very practical for the college classroom.

That’s why we created this special report. Teaching with Technology: Tools and Strategies to Improve Student Learning approaches teaching technologies from your perspective — discussing what works, what doesn’t, and how to implement the best ideas in the best ways.

Teaching with Technology: Tools and Strategies to Improve Student Learning

The 13 articles in the report were written by John Orlando, PhD, program director at Norwich University, as part of the popular Teaching with Technology column on Faculty Focus. You’ll find that the articles are loaded with practical information as well as links to valuable resources. Here are the articles featured in the report:

  • Using VoiceThread to Build Student Engagement
  • Wikipedia in the Classroom: Tips for Effective Use
  • Blogging to Improve Student Learning: Tips and Tools for Getting Started
  • Prezi: A Better Way of Doing Presentations
  • Why You Should be Using Social Bookmarking Tools
  • Unleashing Innovation: The Structured Network Approach
  • Save Time and Teach Better with Screencasting
  • Integrating Social Media into Online Education
  • Using Polling and Smartphones to Keep Students Engaged
  • Lecture Capture: A New Way to Think about Hybrid Courses
  • Personal Learning Environments Help Students Extend Learning Beyond the Classroom
  • Education Remix: Unlocking Creativity to Boost Learning
  • Effective Uses of Video in the Classroom

Whether the courses you teach are face-to-face, online, blended, or all of the above, this report explains effective ways to incorporate technology into your courses to create a rich learning experience for students, and a rewarding teaching experience for you.

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