Duke University is piloting a new in-video quizzing tool, PlayPosit. The platform will be a full tool in Sakai in October, 2016. Now we are looking for early adopters.
With PlayPosit, videos from either YouTube or WarpWire can have a range of in-video […]
Duke Sakai will be upgraded August 16. Sakai will be unavailable from midnight to 5 pm.
Users will notice many enhancements including a mobile-friendly user interface, a new spreadsheet-style default view for the Gradebook, improvements to content layout in the Lessons tool, streamlined settings in Tests, and drag and drop file upload functionality in […]
I recently attended the 6th Annual Serious Play Conference at UNC Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler School of Business. Serious Play is “a leadership conference for both those who create serious games/simulations and those who implement game-based learning programs.” Serious games – a term often used synonymously […]
The 2016 CIT Showcase will be held on Tuesday, October 11th from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM at the Durham Convention Center. The Convention Center is an open, inviting space right in the heart of downtown Durham. Free parking right across the street will make attending the Showcase easier than ever.
The theme […]
Do you already teach or are you new to teaching large classes? The Conference on Teaching Large Classes (Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA) is a showcase for best practices in teaching and learning in large classes, as well as the research that provides evidence for the best […]
Check Your Last Multiple Choice Exam
Would you like to check how likely it would be for a student to guess their way to a passing grade in your most recent multiple choice exam? Use this calculator by entering in your key details from your past exam, including […]
Telephones were first invented to better teach people with hearing impairments, but it quickly became clear that the device would be of use to all people. Likewise, improvements in video accessibility tools and content may benefit everyone. Duke University ensures equal access to courses, programs, services, and activities for students with disabilities (see Factors, […]
Small seminar classes, by their nature, are active – the small class size and discussions necessitate participation and concentration by everyone in the room. There are times, however, when the class may become unfocused or discussions don’t go into the kind of depth the instructor is looking for.
Some simple active learning techniques […]
Research on online education has benefitted greatly from MOOCs. Because MOOCs are very large classes, often with global reach, research teams are able to take advantage of the data they produce to carry out innovative and valuable analyses. One such analysis was recently published by a team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the […]
- Considering creating interactive video in your course
- Welcoming Your Students to Class
- Sakai Update: New look, new features coming August 16
- 6th Annual Serious Play Conference: 5 Things I Learned While Seriously Playing
- CIT takes the Showcase downtown!
- Conference on Teaching Large Classes (July 21, 2016)
- Could A Student Have Guessed Their Way To Success On Your Last Exam?