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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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D2L Upgrade Announcement

UW System will be upgrading Desire2Learn January 8 and 9. Check out this delightful video of what will be changing. Read more...

Spaces for Teaching and Learning

What does the ideal classroom contain? Students and instructional staff are encouraged to comment. Read more...

Technology Mashup Workshops in January!

ITS and ICET will be jointly sponsoring (thus the Mashup) a series of technology workshops Jan 13 and Jan 15. Read more...

Sorting through the definitions of blended and hybrid learning

Blended, hybrid, tech-enhanced, online, e-learning. This post explores how are these terms used globally and how they define teaching and learning at UW-Platteville. Read more...

Six Models of Blended Learning

A look at six models of blended learning and how these models might evolve at UW-Platteville. Read more...

Link specific Atomic Learning tutorials to Desire2Learn

Looking for a way to provide students with supplemental instruction on a technology used in your course? You can now select specific Atomic Learning tutorials and link them directly through Desire2Learn. Read more...

Blended Learning. Resistance. Why?

When it comes to university classrooms, the concept of blended learning elicits a variety of opinions. While a majority of students are busy immersing themselves in social media, smartphones, and even online learning, some instructors are not quite making that leap. Why? Read more...

Is there really something about games?

Jane McGonigal delivered a highly anticipated keynote address at a recent EDUCAUSE conference. Education experts are honing in on games as the up and coming "great new thing" in teaching and learning. The effect that gaming may play on student engagement is one of the driving factors. Read more...

Speech-to-text Has No Idea What You're Talking About

Speech-to-text is showing up everywhere from your smartphone to courtrooms to video games. Does it work? Is it useful? Click to find out a few facts and several opinions about speech-to-text functionality and one student's experience working with it. Also, while you're visiting, leave us a comment! We'd love to hear your opinion about this technology! Read more...

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