Pedagogy / Teaching with Technology
Laptop Requirement in CEHSP (Goes into Effect Fall 2008)
Slides from Technology Presentations for Faculty (Spring 2008)
- Faculty Orientation to the Laptop Requirement (PowerPoint document)
- Teaching with Laptops (Helen Mongan-Rallis) (PDF document)
- Teaching with Laptops (Terrie Shannon) (PowerPoint document)
Laptop Initiatives Elsewhere
- Ubiquitous Laptop Computing: Lessons Learned by Early Adopters (Educause)
- Dartmouth College Laptop Program
Best Practices: Technology in Teaching and Learning
- MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (great list of resources for teaching using technology)
- Seven Practices of Good Undergraduate Education (American Association for Higher Education Bulletin)
- Assuring that the Online Course is Ready for Prime Time (San Diego Community College District - Word document)
- Online Teaching and Learning (University of Maryland)
- Storyboarding to Success: How to Begin Building Your Online Course (University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Georgia State University - Word document)
Best Practices: Course Management Systems (WebCT/Moodle)
- Best Practices from New Mexico Highlands University (PDF document)
- Best Practices from Howard Community College
Backup Plans - When Online Resource Fail
These links offer help about what to do when things go wrong.
- When Things Go Wrong (from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
- A Dozen Things that Can Go Wrong in an Online Course (from eLearn Magazine)
Teachable Moments with Laptops
These links describe inspirational best practices that work when using technology in teaching.
Useful Information Regarding Laptop Requirements
Laptop Requirement: Abuses, Multitasking and Boundaries
These links describe issues concerning abuses with laptops in classrooms and how to address them, and contain language that can be used in syllabi.
- Distractions in the Wireless Classroom (Chronicle Careers)
- Student Multitasking (Masters Thesis - large PDF document)
Wireless in the Classroom - from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Engaging Students with Laptops
These links will offer help on how to engage students in and out of the class using technology.
- Teaching Naked: Why Removing Technology from your Classroom Will Improve Student Learning (National Teaching and Learning Forum)