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VoiceThread Assignments in Sakai

Everyone at the university has access to an instructional technology tool called VoiceThread.  It can be used create multimedia presentations, but what sets it apart from other presentation ...

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LTC Update

Wake Forest is part of the Learning Technology Consortium, “a collaboration among universities with common interests and challenges in learning and teaching with technology.” The group meets ...

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Scratching an Itch

When I ask professors to tell me about their courses, it’s not uncommon for them to respond with a list of readings or topics. Many of us conceptualize the teaching and learning process as an ...

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Human-centered instructional design

Building Empathy (and Courses)

Technology, and technologically-mediated learning, can be dehumanizing; but it doesn’t need to be. Instructional designers, and the tasks assigned to them, can ...

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Flipgrid

Flipgrid first came to my attention in an online class that used it as a springboard for initiating weekly article and chapter discussions, and I frequently found that some of the class’s most ...

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