Category: Beyond Basics

Simple Methods to Introduce Gamification

Most people aren’t even aware of the ways gamification has snuck into their lives, but anyone who wears a step tracker or uses a...
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Clicker Lunch and Learn

Student Response Systems (“clickers”) can help instructors obtain immediate feedback from their students during class. Some Northwestern instructors use them to poll large classes...
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Ch-ch-ch-changes: You want me to do what?

At a recent conference, two colleagues and I induced our session attendees to take on different personas in a role-play. In one, we had...
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How the One Button Studio Fits into Your Video Project

Creating a video presentations can sometimes seem daunting; however, it becomes more manageable when broken down into stages. Typically, there are three stages to...
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Assigning Digital Projects in Canvas

Digital presentations are very common in the working world, so why not encourage students to hone their digital skills in your class? Assigning a...
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Are you using this Canvas feature? Multimedia projects explained

Looking for a more engaging way for students to learn? Do you want to see different types of media being used to tell a...
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A Crash Course in Blue Jeans

If you’ve been wondering about the “Blue Jeans” tab that appeared in the left navigation of your course site, you’re not the only one....
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One Button Studio Offers New Possibilities, Solves Old Problems for Group Projects

The answer to all of your group project problems has arrived! Conveniently located in University Library One South, One Button Studio allows students to...
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Randy Bass and the Learning Ecosystem

Randy Bass  is a luminary in the world of educational technologies. He has been a thought leader from the earliest glimmer of interest in...
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Meet the Fellows: Marcus Doshi builds an Interactive Design Library with Box and Canvas

Marcus Doshi is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication where he teaches advanced lighting design courses as a sequence in the MFA...
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