Best Practices with DIY Video: LIGHTS!

Posted on: April 6, 2015 | By: Michael Vaughn | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Flipped Instruction
darkness into light

Do you record your own videos for class? Do you want them to look better? This is part one of a series on recording great videos. The first section, LIGHTS!, will focus on setting up your lights to make you look even better. We’ll follow it up with CAMERA!, a brief overview on setting up your camera and …

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5 tips for students taking an online course this summer

Posted on: May 22, 2014 | By: Casey Brown | Filed under: Productivity, Tech Tips, Teaching and Learning, Summer Online

Are you taking an online course this summer? If this is your first time taking a college-level online course, you may not know what to expect. There are some obvious and some not-so-obvious ways it differs from your traditional face-to-face class. To help with the transition, Elon students and alumni offer their advice on how …

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6 tips for making effective infographics

Posted on: March 17, 2014 | By: Casey Brown | Filed under: Tech Tips

If you’ve been searching for a creative, visual way to present information to your students, you should look into creating an infographic. Infographics are structured graphics that convey data or knowledge quickly and clearly. With the help of online applications, anyone can make an infographic, but it is just as easy to create bad one. Here …

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Five tips to clean up your social media presence and impress future employers

Posted on: April 11, 2013 | By: Casey Brown | Filed under: Tech Tips, Security and Safe Computing

With the end of the semester drawing nearer, jobs and internships are on students’ brains. Today, more employers than ever are using social media to find and recruit potential employees and are even using social media sites to recruit you as future employees. In the case that your future employer is looking at your social …

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