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Resources

In this entry you will find resources to help you explore the educational potential of technologies we discussed.

Digital Media Center

Investigate Educational Technologies Pages

Our Investigate Educational Technologies pages provide overviews of technologies that include definitions, educational uses, resources and research. Follow the links below to find pages on the technology listed.

UMWiki
UThink (blogs)
Podcasting

Exemplary Projects

The Digital Media Center writes faculty profiles and feature stories that focus on how instructors use educational technologies. Relevant articles include:

Blogs and Wikis: Welcome Disruptions in the Classroom, Tim Gustafson used blogs and wikis to support writing and collaboration in his class.

Both Students and Instructors Benefit from Educational Podcasting. Public speaking instructor Jill Trites discovered that podcasts helped her students become better speakers and helped her become a better teacher.

Croquelandia: The Next Best Thing to Being There Spanish instructor Julie Sykes developed an immersive language learning experience that is grounded in gaming theory.

Making the Most of a Mathematical Moment: “Möbius Transformations Revealed. Mathematics professors Douglas Arnold and Jonathan Rogness' YouTube video got over a million hits and showed people the beauty of mathematics.

Wikis and the Writing Intensive Classroom Assistant Professor Dennis Becker from the Department of Forest Resources introduced a wiki in his Natural Resource and Environmental Policy class, which is designated writing intensive, to support student writing.