Using Technology to Promote Pedagogy

Here is a handout about Blackboard pedagogy.

This link takes you to a 45 second video that teaches students how to submit documents using the Blackboard Assignment Manager.

This handout from Dr. Ruth Benander offers suggestions for using YouTube videos. is a great site that student groups can use or faculty can use for committees. It allows for document sharing, emailing group members, holding chats, polling group members etc.

This site allows you to make cartoonsto illustrate your ideas.

Here is a site, **Prezi** that allows you to have zooming presentations.

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. Create your own.

The Ted Talks feature 20 minute videos of lectures by well-known authors.

Jing allows for screen captures or narrated PowerPoints.

Here's the instructions for using the Clickers--the classroom performance system. To reserve the clickers, call media services at 745-5717. The software should be installed in the classrooms. Test it before you go live!

This funny video is acomedian describing how to make a bad PowerPoint. You might assign this to students who are making presentations.