Elon robotics class gears up for success

Posted on: October 25, 2016 | By: Elizabeth Kirkhorn | Filed under: Tech Tips

The study of robotics can lead its pupils to a dozen different careers, from industrial building to the construction of humanoids, and the world is paying attention. Across the board, robotics is drawing attention both for its mainstream application and futuristic intrigue. Elon University is allowing students to get ahead of this trend, offering CSC …

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Geography, smartphones, and more point students in new directions

Posted on: May 4, 2015 | By: Megan Porter | Filed under: Instructional Technologies
world globe

In elementary school, we learned geography by studying print maps and globes. Here at Elon, Dr. Ryan Kirk of the geography department is teaching students how GPS and smartphones are revolutionizing the way we view the world. Thanks to a grant from the Academic Technology and Computing Committee (ATACC) and a collaboration with Elon computing …

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3D app helps students learn anatomy from the outside in

Posted on: March 11, 2015 | By: Casey Brown | Filed under: Instructional Technologies

Dr. Janet Cope and Dr. Cindy Bennett were looking for a way to incorporate a 3D application into anatomy classes in the Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master of Physician Assistant Studies programs. When Dr. Cope heard about the grants from the Academic Technology and Computing Committee (ATACC), she jumped on the opportunity to give …

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Elon faculty use ATACC grants to advance student learning

Posted on: February 12, 2015 | By: Casey Brown | Filed under: Instructional Technologies
ATACC Grant Winners

What do quadcopters, concussion measurements and digitally designed costumes have in common? They are all faculty projects funded by The Academic Technology and Computing Committee (ATACC). Every year, ATACC awards hardware and software grants to faculty members to advance student learning. Here is a summary of recent ATACC grant-funded projects.

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