The Teaching and Learning Research Group
of CTRL offers a variety of hands-on tutorials and on-demand, custom small group workshops on the use and pedagogy of new technologies and software in the
classroom, which can be attended in person or online. 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 Featured Topics
The current list of featured tutorials and custom workshop topics includes
Blogging with WordPress, Creating Podcasts, using Google for Class
Organization and Group Work, Polling and Survey Tools, Visualizing Content for Your Class, Organizing Notes with Evernote, and Using Video Tools for Developing a Hybrid Classroom. To request a custom workshop for a small group in your department, please send an email to email@example.com.
Consultations and One-on-One Tutorials
We offer on-demand consultations or one-on-one tutorial on any of the topics listed above, as well as many other instructional technologies and software tools.
If you are interested in exploring the possibility of incorporating technology into your teaching in general, we can connect you with your own Personal Tech Trainer, who will help you identify feasible instructional technology tools for your own particular teaching situation; connect you with trainers and other resources to learn to use these tools; as well as check in with you on a regular basis about your progress.
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