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iPad and Language Drills – Using Google Docs and Evernote for Communication

One unique factor about Dartmouth is the inclusion of language drills, a period of time where students are drilled on various types of phrases in a certain language. This method of language drilling is part of the John Rassias method,

Posted in 2013 Projects, Apps, Arts & Humanities, Blog, Case Studies, Collaborating, Ed Tech, Giving Feedback

Ed Tech Tools Sampler Workshop – Oct 11th 2013

“Ed Tech Tools Sampler” Oct 11, 2013 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM Starr Instructional Center, Baker/Berry Library Interested in learning more about the many possibilities of online tools to enhance teaching and learning? You’ll get a quick, clear, jargon-free overview

Posted in Active Learning, Aggregating, Blog, Collaborating, Concept Mapping, Content Collections, Creating, Data Visualization, Discussing, Events, Giving Feedback, Polling, Presentations, Storytelling

Lecture Tools

Lecture Tools is a newly licensed polling/Q&A/classroom interaction tool at Dartmouth. It enables student-content, student-student, and student-instructor interaction and feedback. Faculty can use it for prior to class activities, during class activities like polling, open-ended answer or Q&A, or after class

Posted in Active Learning, Blog, Discussing, Giving Feedback, Polling

Giving Feedback

Giving feedback is very helpful for students’ learning, and there are many methods of providing feedback. Faculty can use individual comments on blogs and wikis, use discussion posts to reply to students’ posts, or use polling to get immediate feedback

Posted in Giving Feedback

Enhancing Language Courses with VoiceThread

Overview: Correcting pronunciation during class time is time consuming making classes slow and tedious and often discourages oral participation. The goal of integrating the use of VoiceThread into the Intensive Portuguese course is three fold: Increase opportunities for student practice

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Posted in 2011 Projects, Arts & Humanities, Creating, Giving Feedback, Multi-media, Storytelling