Celebrate all things Learning Tech with our 12 days of Techmas. Through December 18th, you’ll find tech-focused tools and tips you can use the whole year long, as well as more than a few cheesy holiday-themed taglines. We’ll add new ones as we count down the days.
This spring, College of DuPage will be piloting a new tool for Blackboard called Ally, with the goal of a full rollout later in 2019. Haven’t heard of it? You’re not alone. Here, we explain just what Ally is and what it does for both instructors and students.
Have a question about how to make your courses more accessible? We’ve got you covered. Here’s a quick and easy cheat sheet with links to information on every kind of accessibility issue you can think of that might impact your courses and your students.
Always been interested in OER but never had the time to really sit down and learn about it? This could be your chance, and you don’t have to go anywhere to do it! College of DuPage is hosting the Illinois Community Colleges OER Summit at the end of this month. Sound interesting? Read on.
Camtasia is a great piece of software but it’s also not cheap (we do have the software on many of our computers in Learning Technologies, however, if you really do need it and you can get a 30-day free trial) which makes it less than ideal for many who just want to do really simple[…]
Can’t make it to our Halloween Trick and Treat event? Want a refresher on what you learned? No worries, we’ve got you covered. Here are all the tricks we shared with links to the documentation in our knowledge base. What are you waiting for? Let’s get spooky.
Have you checked out our new and improved knowledge base? While we don’t yet have answers for every question you might have (we have to write the content ourselves, so it’s an ongoing process) , we have tried to cover the big stuff that we get asked most frequently. So what can you expect to[…]
Ready to learn some eerily awesome ways to better use tech to your advantage AND also have some delicious treats? This Halloween is your chance.
There are a lot of ways that Blackboard Collaborate Ultra can be a useful tool for learning (and one that’s often underutilized given the positive research on its use) but it can be especially helpful for those teaching foreign language classes, online or off. Here, we’ll discuss some of the ways that Collaborate Ultra can[…]
If you follow ed tech news, you know that augmented and virtual reality are huge buzzwords these days. But while the tech may look cool, cost and availability often make it something that most classrooms simply can’t support. That doesn’t have to be the case, however, as there are options for lower cost, readily available[…]