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The source for ICET announcements and informative blog posts on topics related to educational technology including best practices, faculty and student experiences and emerging trends.


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Desire2Learn 10.3 testing space

Desire2Learn 10.3 Beta site so you can look at how your courses appear in the upcoming version. Read more...

Virtual bulletin boards with the Padlet app

Padlet is a online application that promotes collaboration and sharing of ideas with both visual and textual avenues. Read more...

What's a MOOC good for?

Coursera. Udacity. EdX. Not exactly household words. But they may be someday, and they are getting their share of publicity these days...both good and bad. Read more...

App Month: Mural.ly

Mural.ly is a visual collaboration platform that allows web content and documents to be stored visually as murals that created online. Check out this latest App month blog post. Read more...

App Month: myHomework Student Planner

Organizing and staying on top of various homework assignments and class schedules is just one of the daunting tasks of adjusting to college life. The myHomework Student Planner app provides a clean interface and design, allowing users to create class schedules, record and complete homework assignments, and create reminders. Read more...

The UW System Learning Technology Development Council 2014 Virtual Showcase

Inspiring keynote presentations by Dr. Alec Couros, University of Regina, and Dr. Gardner Campbell, Virginia Commonwealth University, will kick off each day of the showcase. Faculty and staff from UW System campuses will share their innovative uses, best practices, how-to’s and much more on a variety of learning technologies that span classroom, blended and online topics. Read more...

App Month: Wordle

Wordle is a simple-to-use tool to create word clouds. The online interface allows you to cut and paste long texts or type a list of words in the editing box. A java engine delivers the word cloud in seconds. Read more...

Workshop: Transparency in Assessment: Using Rubrics

REGISTER NOW for this workshop that brings together pedagogy and technology - jointly presented by Teaching & Learning Center (T&LC) and Instructional Center for Educational Technologies (ICET) Read more...

App Month: Bitly

During March 2014, ICET will be sharing reviews of apps and online tools for teaching and learning. Today's app: bitly Read more...

Bookmarks

Desire2Learn has a new feature, the Bookmark feature, available to both instructors and students that creates a little more personalization to each person's Desire2Learn page. Read more...

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