Enhance Student Engagement in Your Course With Office 365 Tools

Posted on: March 19, 2021 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, Blended Instruction, Events & Training, Flexible & Resilient Teaching, News, Online Instruction, Tools & Services
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In partnership with North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU), Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) will offer an online workshop series designed to help you sharpen your knowledge of Microsoft’s Office 365 applications to better connect with students.

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Free Course Shows Instructors How to Engage with Video Using Adobe Premiere Rush

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Adobe Education Exchange is offering a free, self-paced course to help instructors engage students using video. Enroll now!

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TLT Offers Training for New and Returning Elon Summer Instructors

Posted on: February 11, 2021 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning
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Although the spring semester is just underway, Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) will soon rev up early training opportunities for new and returning Elon Summer instructors. Interested? Reply by Mar. 1.

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Biology professor Antonio Izzo offers tips to help prepare for remote courses

Posted on: September 28, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Flexible & Resilient Teaching, Instructor Stories & Tips
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In the weeks leading up to Spring Break, a rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide began to fuel uncertainty about in-person classes at Elon. “A number of us saw the writing on the wall, right before we hit Spring Break, and started adjusting at that point.”

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Capture, Edit and Share Video with One Tool

Posted on: September 24, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning, video
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Recording and editing video can be daunting, regardless of your level of expertise. But an all-in-one tool from Adobe Creative Cloud can help to make things easier, whether you’re working on a Mac, PC or mobile device.

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FREE Access to Adobe Creative Cloud Available for Faculty, Staff and Students

Posted on: August 11, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, News, Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning, Tools & Services
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Whether design software is needed for coursework or to simply flex a little creative muscle, Elon students no longer have to seek out select computer labs to use it. Instead, all students can now access Adobe Creative Cloud on their own device at no cost. Learn more.

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Get Started with Zoom at Elon

Posted on: August 11, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, News, Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning, Tools & Services
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Information Technology (IT) recently added Zoom to the growing list of technology tools and services offered at Elon. Learn more about the popular service, which is available to faculty, staff and students.

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Online alternatives to cancelling class

Posted on: September 5, 2019 | By: Scott Hildebrand | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, News, Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning
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When the unexpected occurs and you can’t make it to campus, cancelling class is not your only option. Consider using online alternatives instead.

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Elon faculty share methods to deter academic dishonesty

Posted on: March 2, 2016 | By: Cheri Crabb, PhD | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning
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These best practices for online and blended course design were compiled from the Summer College @Elon faculty data and personal interviews from 2006-2015. The consensus among Elon faculty parallels the literature in the field. Academic dishonesty At some point in our teaching careers, we’ve all asked ourselves, how can we uphold the integrity of our online/blended …

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Creating captivating online lectures with screencasts

Posted on: May 6, 2015 | By: Stephanie Bedard | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning
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During Elon’s summer terms, students have the opportunity to take a variety of online courses. A key difference between these online courses and their in-class counterparts is the lack of face-to-face communication between professors and students. Screencasts, or recorded video lectures, propose a solution to this challenge while adding visual and audio dynamics to the …

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