Category: Technology

Be a Faculty Community of Learning Leader!

Communities of Learning Apply Now! Lead a Community of Learning focused on the Learning Management System (LMS). Application Deadline: November 30. Be a Faculty Leader!

  To learn more about faculty Communities of Learning and to apply to be a faculty leader, click here. To learn more about Project Nova and the university’s plans for the new LMS, click here.

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Using Twitter to create a Personal Learning Network (PLN)

Twitter Beyond the Eggshell. November 4 10-11a.m. Brett Murrey, M.Ed. CFEI Training Lab, Gee Library, Suite 173. Learn to use twitter to create a Personal Learning Network (PLN). This is for anyone who is interested in using Twitter to enhance their professional development. To request ADA accommmodations, please communicate your needs at least 7 days prior to the event. Email CFEI.FacultyDev@tamuc.edu or call the CFEI at 903-886-5511.

This is a QEP Global Learning event. Register here. To request ADA accommodations, please communicate your needs at least 7 days prior to the event. Email CFEI.FacultyDev@tamuc.edu or call the CFEI at 903-886-5511.  

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The Significance of Videos in Higher Education

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For Your Information: Kaltura disseminates an annual report, The State of Video in Education 2015 and The State of Video in Education 2016. Although Kaltura is a for-profit educational video platform and this particular line of research focuses on education from Kindergarten to Higher Education (of which the majority of respondents are from Higher Ed), this report …

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To SAMR and Beyond

SAMR is changing the way instructors are creating their instruction to increase student engagement. SAMR is the acronym for Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition. Substitution allows you to accomplish the goal with no real functional change in what the students were assigned to do without technology. An example of this would be if you asked …

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Take Control of your Classroom Technology

One recent change to classroom technology systems on several of the Texas A&M-Commerce campuses was the introduction of Crestron Push Button Control panels (see image below).  These have replaced hand held remote controls as the primary means to turn on projectors, switch image sources, and control sound in the classrooms. The push button control consists …

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