by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies I think educators have responsibilities to equip their students for the real world (rather than so-called “jobs of the future”). One of the
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies Voyant Tools allows you to read web pages. Voyant helps you do analysis of sites, too. The kind of reading done by Voyant might
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies How would you prepare to visit a foreign country where English is not the primary language? How would you prepare to take along
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies This week, I learned about digital literacies.* My workshop leader was Jade Davis, the Manager of Digital Projects at Columbia University Library. Right at
Digital fluency is a 2018 buzzword among those who likely also said words like disruption, MOOC, future, digital natives, etc. etc. You know. The “glaze or blaze” words of higher education. Thanks to a workshop with Lee Skallerup-Bessette, I learned to rethink “digital fluency” with the familiar metaphor of the tributary.
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies Podcasts are cool. Podcasts are the new Twitter. By that, I mean podcasts may be one of the “next things” in higher education. They
by Melissa Green, Emerging Technology and Accessibility The Faculty Technology Showcase is a great place to learn how faculty are using technology to enhance learning, conduct research, and increase professional
by Paul Fess, Department of English Last month I had the opportunity to attend the annual HASTAC conference through the generous support of the Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office and
In this post from Studying Religion in Culture, Mike Altman explains how the Department of Religious Studies uses Slack to connect with its graduate students.
Grades Here are some end-of-semester themed tutorials to assist you in wrapping up this Fall 2017 semester: Submitting Grades to myBama from Blackboard Non-Attendance Grading in myBama How to Download a