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Aisr Connections, Fall 2011 (2011-2012 Orientation Issue), Aisr Jul 2011

Aisr Connections, Fall 2011 (2011-2012 Orientation Issue), Aisr

The AC's Research Support Newsletter (Formerly AISR Connections)

Yearly publication of AISR Connections for 2011-2012.

Issue includes:

  • FACT Program Incorporates iPads
  • Classroom Technologies & Videoconferencing
  • Jefferson Digital Commons Posts Half Million Downloads

The mission of Academic & Instructional Support & Resources (AISR) is to strengthen the educational, research and clinical activities of the Jefferson community by providing knowledge-based information, developing and managing instructional technologies and content, supporting and managing campus classroom technologies, and providing leadership in scholarly communication and publishing.


The Educational Technology Front In 2011, Jo Meyertons Apr 2011

The Educational Technology Front In 2011, Jo Meyertons

Faculty & Staff Publications

Today's K-20 educators are more adept at using technology resources than at any time in the past. Simultaneously, educators are ever more wary about technology resources because of the risk that the technology may fail at some critical moment in class, the risk that privacy issues may cause problems for their students, and the risk of unintended consequences for teachers who experiment with new technologies. For example, asking students to use some of the many new free or low-cost applications means that educators must be aware of advertisements for products that may be misleading, and malware that may compromise ...


Avatars, Blabberize, And Cell Phones: Abc's Of The Digital Age [Paper], Kay S. Gandy, Rebecca Stobaugh Mar 2011

Avatars, Blabberize, And Cell Phones: Abc's Of The Digital Age [Paper], Kay S. Gandy, Rebecca Stobaugh

School of Teacher Education Faculty Publications & Presentations

The Digital Age is revolutionizing education. Educators need to be well-trained on the variety of technology tools available. Technology tools captivate the interest of students and encourage high-levels of engagement. Often, the daily lives of students are rich in technology, while teachers lack the knowledge or skills to integrate technology into the curriculum. Two university teacher education professors will share innovative technology tools to enhance instruction. The tools were modeled in education courses for preservice teachers and transferred into K-12 classrooms. Technology tools included: Skype, PhotoPeach, Prezi, Blabberize, Xtranormal, Poll Everywhere (voting with cellphones), Tagxedo, GPS, and GIS. For example ...


Transmedia Publishing, Jonathan Cohen, Laura Smolkin, Glen L. Bull Jan 2011

Transmedia Publishing, Jonathan Cohen, Laura Smolkin, Glen L. Bull

Learning Sciences Faculty Publications

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