Technology in the Classroom

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Anna Olsson
202-885-6077
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Technology in the Classroom

The Teaching and Learning Research Group of CTRL holds a variety of hands-on workshops on the use and pedagogy of new technologies and software in the classroom, which can be attended in person or online, and be requested on demand for small groups. We also offer individual consultations and one-on-one tutorials, in person or online, on workshop topics as well as on software not offered as regular workshops. In addition, an extensive list of additional instructional technology resources is provided on this website. Please explore the listings below and let us know how we can best address your needs.

Technology in the Classroom Series

The Fall 2015 workshop schedule includes topics such as Designing Prezi Presentations, Blogging with WordPress, Creating Podcasts, using Google for Class Organization and Group Work, Curating Your Own Texts with RSS Feeds, Using Online Simulations in the Classroom, Increasing Attendance and Participation with Top Hat, and Using Video Tools for Developing a Hybrid Classroom.

Detailed descriptions and workshop registration

Consultations and One-on-One Tutorials

If you are unable to attend a workshop of your choice at the scheduled times, or if you are interested in learning about any other instructional technology or software tool that is not listed among our regularly scheduled workshops, we offer on-demand consultations or one-on-one tutorial on many related topics.

List of topics and one-on-one tutorial

Instructional Technology Resources

In addition to the workshops and one-on-one tutorials outlined above, we also provide a variety of additional resources on instructional technology. We are showcasing tools that are hand-picked to help enhance your teaching when presenting, annotating, or visualizing course content;facilitating student feedback;delivering course materials;and building collaborative environments. Resources include brief introductions, short training videos, links to blog entries, written by CTRL staff and AU faculty, as well as external resources on each of the instructional technology tools.  

Additional instructional technology resources

Please contact Anna Olsson (x6077) for additional information about any of these programs.