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Tool Talk | March 11, 2019

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Voicethread Upgraded: Now with Automatic Captions

If you have been using VoiceThread for mini-lectures or assignments, I bring good news! This presentation and discussion tool has been upgraded. From now on, all new audio and video content created on VoiceThread will have captions automatically generated a few minutes after the recording is uploaded.
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Tool Talk | March 1, 2019

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PlayPosit: A Remedy for the Passive Viewing of Videos

How do you guide students through videos that you assign as part of their coursework? How do you help them focus on areas that an expert eye like yours would notice, but novice viewers might not? Interactive video tools such as PlayPosit and Edpuzzle might help. They can help you turn video-watching into an active learning experience for your students.
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What We’re Reading | January 12, 2017

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Hillary Clinton and beyond

Professor Wendy Hayden's (English) rhetoric course, Hillary Clinton and Beyond, explored rhetoric in the context of the recent election. The course experimented with a crowdsourced syllabus in which Wendy chose the readings for the first four classes of the semester and then turned the syllabus over to the students. By the end of the semester, her course uncovered answers to some of the guiding questions about Clinton and the power of rhetoric.
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Event Capsules | October 24, 2016

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ACERT Event Capsule – Going long: Designing semester-long collaborations in the classroom

In this Event Capsule, Lisa Anderson and David Alm discuss their experiences in creating semester-long projects in the classroom. They share their methods, showcase their final products, and share advice on how faculty members can design their own semester-long collaborative projects.
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OLC Innovate: Innovations in blended and online learning

Thursday
Apr 21, 2016
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
ICIT conference room Webinars
OLC Innovate: Innovations in blended and online learning
Presenter(s): Online Learning Consortium and MERLOT

ACERT will be streaming sessions from the OLC Innovate Conference on April 20 - 22. Join us for sessions on a variety of topics (see daily event pages for schedule). [Details...]
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Day of DigPed: Keynote on “Web writing and data visualization in liberal arts pedagogy”

Tuesday
May 3, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Chanin (B126 HW) Special Events
Day of DigPed: Keynote on "Web writing and data visualization in liberal arts pedagogy"
Presenter(s): Jack Dougherty (Professor of Educational Studies, Trinity College)

Lecture: “Web Writing and Data Visualization in Liberal Arts Pedagogy." [Details...]
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Day of DigPed: Creating open access digital books

Tuesday
May 3, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1203 HE Workshops
Day of DigPed: Creating open access digital books
Presenter(s): Jack Dougherty (Professor of Educational Studies, Trinity College)

A workshop led by Jack Dougherty on the process of collaborating with undergraduate students to create On The Line (http://OnTheLine.trincoll.edu), an open-access digital history book with interactive maps and oral history videos. [Details...]
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