During the summer and fall of 2017, the Center for Instructional Technology led the Active Learning Faculty Fellowship.  Thirteen faculty from a variety of disciplines shared experiences and learned about using active learning techniques in their classrooms. In this …

Are you an instructor looking for teaching strategies to create an engaging learning experience for your students?  Lok Chan, Bass online apprentice with the Center for Instructional Technology (CIT) explored ways to make online discussions …

Professor Lisa Merschel received a CIT Jump-Start grant to purchase 15 Boomalang licenses for her intermediate Spanish class (Spanish 203) in Spring 2017. Merschel is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies. It’s …

Dates: May 2017 – December 2017 Deadline for Applications:  Friday, April 21, 2017 Applicants notified: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Applications are now being accepted for the CIT’s Active Learning Faculty Fellowship, running from Summer to Fall 2017.  The Fellows …

Most of us have heard that we should not use slides that contain long bullet points of text, but what does a good slide look like?  Research on this topic has found that students learn better when …

The Center for Instructional Technology (CIT) partnered with the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) to redesign and implement a cross-cultural perspective to N502: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, a graduate online course. The online …

Planning to redesign your online or hybrid course? The Center for Instructional Technology (CIT) recently completed two redesign projects for the Duke School of Nursing: N580: Nurse as Scholar I and N502: Health Promotion and …

“For intermediate Hindi students, I use VoiceThread to tell a story. I show students a picture and one person starts the story and then they take turns adding events to create a full story. This is a very good way to practice speaking.” Kusum Knapczyk, Ph.D

“The goal of the project is to create a “one stop” Sakai site that allows students to both engage in self-paced research skills training, and to share the results of this training with others in their class in a media-rich way online.” – Adela Deanova

Join your distance education colleagues on Dec. 6, 2016 for an engaging discussion with panelists from EdPlus at Arizona State University (ASU).