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“W&M Mapping our World” Internationalization Grant

Academic Information Services, in coordination with the Reves Center for International Studies and the International Advisory Committee (IAC) invites faculty members to submit applications for our “William & Mary Mapping our World” Internationalization Grant. The purpose of the award is to foster student research abroad and to provide an online showcase for that research. Special emphasis will be placed on research projects with a multimedia component.

Academic Technology Links for April 5, 2013

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This week, the links include “viral” flipped classrooms in Wisconsin, a new guide for audiovisual source citations, claims of Coursera’s elitism, a new MOOC platform, and 20 data visualization tools. Enjoy!

Three Ways to Teach Students Technology Skills

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Teaching students how to accomplish things with their computers shouldn’t be as overwhelming as it sometimes feels. Here are three ways that I have alleviated the burden of teaching students how to do things with technology that helped me focus my energy on students learning the course materials rather than on troubleshooting unexpected technology problems.

Just a Little Apocalyptic Prognostication on a Tuesday Morning

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In light of the Harvard email-snooping flap, I had originally thought about writing on digital privacy, except that a news item on the Chronicle’s website caught my eye this morning and got me to thinking about the apocalypse. Well, not the literal apocalypse–just an educational one. Maybe “epochal change” or “paradigm shift” would be better terms.

W&M Teaching and Technology Expo

Teaching & Technology Expo

For those of you who reside in the Williamsburg area, and have access to the W&M campus, I’d like to share an event with you that you may be interested in attending on April 19 — the Teaching & Technology Expo.