Learning Management System
At Wilkes University, we support courses in Desire2Learn. We create new course shells, develop and implement courses, assist faculty members with training needs and related issues such as: the grade book, discussion forums, assignments, assessments, grading rubrics, calendar, announcements, enrollment, user access and many others.
Interactive Student Reponse System
CPS Clickers are small portable devices students utilize to interact with classroom assignments. Whether it is a in-session quiz, survey, math problems and many other in-promptu questions during class or at home. They download the questions into the Clickers, and while the questions are saved into their Clickers they can enter their answers and bring it back to their instructor.
These tools are very helpful Respondus is a user-friendly assessment manager widely used in higher education. It facilitates instructor's work in creating a variety of questions (up to 15 different types including math problems), and managing its bank. It also lets user to import questions from Word documents and even use spell checks.
Whether taking the format of a lecture, a screen cast, a demonstration, or an interactive exercise, video tutorials made with Camtasia offer a great flexibility on the types of instruction it delivers. It features simple and yet robust tools to create media-rich instructional materials.
A videoconference session in OnSync allows your students connected to the Internet to interact with the instructor and peers. It provides accessibility to many who have a space or physical obstacle. You can record your classroom session and store it online for further sessions, reference library, or even for your participating events.
Livestream is an online service which broadcasts your video (whether in a classroom or during a large event) to the Internet. The recordings are stored into your channel that will be accessible online to any number of users.
With this technology, you can record sequencial audio or video sessions that take your class activities beyond the classroom allowing your students to have contact with their course content at a deeper level. The great advantage about podcasting is that students can subscribe to your "channel" which downloads every newly released chapter automatically.
Blogs & Wikis
These popular Web 2.0 technologies have grown exponentially in usage. Blogs allow users to write frequent entries (posts) into a website that takes the format of a journal making it an incredible technology for individual portoflios. Wikis, on the other hand, are based on the principle more than one user work collaboratively on creating content.
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