The Instructional Technology Department is located in Brother Urban Gregory Hall, Room 114 (across from Assumption Hall). We have academic technology tools available for you to use in your classrooms as well as well as a faculty work station where you are welcome to come and work with assistance as needed. We are here to help you get up and running with your course sites in GaelLearn and or Blackboard, and will be happy help you transition your materials to GaelLearn.
Please contact us for further information or to set up an appointment:
Carmel Crane, Instructional Technology Manager
Rae Peralta, Instructional Technology Trainer/Consultant
James Thompson, Instructional Technology Trainer/Consultant
In addition to course site support we offer the following services:
We offer a variety of personalized trainings, both in-class and one-on-one, and can assist you in choosing the most effective solution for the specific learning outcomes of your course. A brief list of resources that may enhance student engagement with course materials includes:
Wiki’s for collaboration and collective research
Blog’s to develop writing sills, enhance reflection on learning and the development of meta-cognitive awareness
Web conferencing to connect with subject matter experts and provide virtual office hours for student’s
Video production and editing for developing literacy, critical analysis and documentation
Web 2.0 tools for harnessing the power of the internet and increasing innovative practices and critical awareness of the power of the internet
ePortfolios for the development of a body of work over time, reflection, personal expression and assessment.
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Meet with us to learn exciting ways to enhance your curriculum with digital media. See a selection of possibilities listed on the “Academic Technology Links” tab.
Training on Classroom Technology Tools:
for check out through the Instructional Technology Department
- Web-ex video conferencing system (good for bringing in subject matter experts from far places or recording tutorials)
- iClickers (student response system can also be used for quizzes and attendance)
- The Mimio portable white board capture system (good for recording equations or mindmaps to be used later in course site)
Technology located in rooms on campus, to be reserved through Bill Sullivan x4322
- The Promethean Interactive White Board – FAH Room 105
- The Polyvision Interactive White Board – Galileo 202
- SMART Board – Library Conference Room