Welcome

Welcome to the Teaching & Learning section of the Instructional Technology pages. The purpose of this page and linked pages are to serve as a resource for faculty pointing to information to assist in the crafting of learning experiences.

Guides

There are a number of guides available covering a number of different topics including universal design for learning, using Wikipedia as a teaching tool, and using digital media. All of these guides are curated into a subject list of "Teaching and Learning" The list may be viewed at http://guides.lib.lawrence.edu/teachlearn. The individual guides are below.

  • Digital Media Toolbox - Created for instructors and students, this guide contains information about using media while respecting copyright and fair use, recommendations for managing and working through your media projects, and tools and resources you can use to create them.
  • Fostering Academic Integrity - "Cheat-resistant assignments are unique and meaningful: that is, they are specific to your classroom and designed to engage students in work with which they can connect and to which they can relate. The ideas [in this guide] on unique and meaningful assignments are adapted from Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty by James Lang and from information presented by The Meaningful Writing Project (http://meaningfulwritingproject.net/)."
  • Infographics - This guide contains a description of what infographics are and recommendations for how to use them in a class.
  • Universal design for Learning, Neurodiversity - This guide is a resources for those interested in learning more about universal design for learning (UDL), and neurodiversity.
  • Wikipedia as a Teaching Tool - This guide contains information about what Wikipedia is, how to use Wikipedia for college level research, how to evaluate individual Wikipedia articles.

Instructional Design Blog and ID Corner Podcast

Zoom: Advanced

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 5:48pm
Back in August, Dana Rose-Schmaltz from Technology Services and I presented a Zoom: Basic how-to presentation video (6:43). We also wanted to present instructions on some more advanced features of Zoom and how to use them. Between the time we shared the basics video and now, Zoom has implemented some updates and security measures that … Continue reading Zoom: Advanced

Moodle + Perusall

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 1:55pm
I am writing to let you know that we have integrated Perusall into Moodle. Perusall is a social, collaborative reading and annotation platform (video, 8:17). You can see an example of what Perusall looks like here. You and your students can use this platform for free. The integration with Moodle allows seamless login from Moodle to Perusall and grade sync. Here … Continue reading Moodle + Perusall

Moodle: Fall 2020, Student Access

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 3:15pm
Due to current circumstances, students will be encouraged to enroll in courses that they might wish to take. Once a student enrolls in a course they cannot unenroll themselves. This may create a scenario where students are enrolled in Moodle classes in which they will ultimately not participate. Each instructor can manage their enrollments in … Continue reading Moodle: Fall 2020, Student Access