Classroom technology upgrades during Covid

14 April 2021

Carleton’s classrooms are looking a little differently right now — many of them are not in use at all because their size, perfect for the average class size of 15-20…

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LinkedIn Learning: an online teaching assistant

5 April 2021

Online education has soared into everyone’s consciousness over the past year. Colleges and universities around the world have now been using video conferencing and screen casting tools to deliver lessons…

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A 21st Century Time Machine: Virtual Reality in the History Classroom

24 March 2021

You open your eyes and find yourself standing in a castle in southwestern Ireland circa 1595. You move from room to room, admiring the maps on the wall and the…

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Universal Design for Learning: Practical Suggestions

11 March 2021

One of the roles of the Carleton Office of Disability Services is to ensure that all students at Carleton have equal learning opportunities. At one time that work focused primarily…

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Video and Data Support: it’s more than you might think!

8 March 2021

Academic Technology can help you with your courses in ways you may not have realized. Beyond supporting Moodle and Zoom and helping you to redesign a course, academic technologists also…

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Digital Presence at Carleton: Options and Examples

1 March 2021

Building a digital presence can take many forms. Carleton offers students, faculty, and staff different tools to create a digital presence reflective of their creative work and research. Whether this digital…

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Zoom offers Live Transcript

16 February 2021

Zoom continues to be a professional and social alternative to face-to-face events, and it evolves with us and the times. We’ve seen Zoom dramatically improve privacy and security settings, breakout…

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Teaching Dance with Zoom

5 February 2021

The Carleton Dance department is relying heavily on Zoom to hold classes with both in-person and remote students. Besides the need for social distancing, some of the dance students are…

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Moodle Question Type: “Drag and Drop onto Image”

2 February 2021

Constructive Alignment is an approach to teaching and learning in which the learning outcomes that students are expected to achieve are defined and stated at the beginning of a course…

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