Upcoming changes to our teaching and learning environments

8 June 2021

This last year was a year that many of us do not want to repeat, with its multiple challenges, trauma, and stress.  We have all worked very long hours, we…

College classroom with the words

Comparing Game Engines

31 May 2021

Introduction In a modern era filled with technology, game engines are transforming the way we teach and learn. From creating interactive stories with Twine to visualizing models with Unity, game…

Guided Tour of game engines

Helping All Students in a Virtual Computer Lab

21 May 2021

One of the best ways to learn a new application or online resource is by working in a live, in-person computer lab environment. The instructor is present to answer questions…

Virtual Computer Labs icon

Maraki Ketema: career experience and advice for data science/software engineering beginners

14 May 2021

Maraki is currently a senior product manager at Tableau. Tableau is a data visualization software company under Salesforce®. After Carleton, she started as a software engineer at Tableau, and currently,…

Photo of Maraki Ketema, Carleton class of 2015

GusDay 2021: hosted by Carleton, experienced in Gather.town

5 May 2021

GusDay, first created by Gustavus Adolphus College, is a conference for Minnesota higher ed institutions. It is dedicated to reflecting on, analyzing and improving techniques in Information Technology for higher…

GusDay in Gathertown

Surviving a Pandemic by Expanding our Zone

28 April 2021

Higher education has experienced an unfathomable level of disruption in the past year, which drove most of us out of our comfort zones. When Carleton classes went online in the…

Zone of Proximal Development diagram

Technologies can help create a more inclusive and caring learning environment

23 April 2021

Victoria Morse, Director of the Learning and Teaching Center, passed along suggestions from Carleton students and colleagues to remind us that many of our students are deeply affected by Derek…

Many hands together: group of diverse people joining hands

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…

19th Century school desk with books, slate, pens, inkwells and pencils.

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…

View of a Moorish school in Algiers, vintage engraved illustration. Magasin Pittoresque 1845.