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.
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.
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.