NMC Center of Excellence

NMC Center of Excellence

The New Media Consortium (NMC) recently presented to Education Technology Services at Penn State the 2010 Center of Excellence award at the recent 2010 NMC Summer Conference. An acceptance video was produced where members of the University community reveal how Penn State develops creative and practical applications of educational technology. The award recognizes exemplary programs that support...

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Welcome Back

It has been quite a long time since we used this space to publish new content. It is time for that to change. Over the past several weeks a bunch of us have been talking about getting this space updated and going again … so with a fresh coat of paint and a bit of reorganization we are back! Look for this to become the new home of all of ETS Talk, new project descriptions, new posts about...

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Hot Team: VoiceThread

Hot Team: VoiceThread

A summer 2009 hot team investigated VoiceThread, a Web-based application that allows users to create a shared presentation as a media album that visitors can asynchronously comment on by text, voice, or video. The presentation can include any form of digital media. VoiceThread allows an entire group conversation to be collected from anywhere in the world and then shared for playback in one place....

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ETS Talk 61: Hacking Pedagogy

In Hacking Pedagogy, Cole, Brad, Chris, and Christopher Long talk about shifts in learning models from engagement to participation to cooperation, and ask whether we can model true cooperation of learning among students and faculty as one collective, community voice. Doing this, they suggest, takes both students as co-authors of learning experiences, as well as finding the right tools to best...

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ETS Talk 60: Return of the Fellows

In celebration of the 60th ETS Talk podcast, Cole, Allan, and Brad discuss TLT’s Faculty Fellows program, with highlights including the collaborative advancement of Richard Devon’s work on pedagogy of convenience and Sam Richard’s Race Relations Project, as well the importance of Faculty Fellowships being powerful faculty development initiatives built around peer conversations...

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ETS Talk 59: Problem Solved

Problem Solved asks how we think differently about getting faculty around the table to talk about more than technology, or what faculty development needs to look like in terms of making technology choices around what faculty want to do (differently).

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