Put Your Teaching on a Swivel

Swivl camera

by Kimberly A. Blitch, College of Human Environmental Sciences Our department (Human Development and Family Studies) is using SWIVL robot cameras in the 10 classrooms of The Children’s Program (TCP serves children from birth to age five). This technology supports our students — teacher candidates — in conducting video observations of their teaching and interactions […]

Read Moreabout Put Your Teaching on a Swivel

Piloting ePortfolios in the First-Year Writing Program

Students working on ePortfolios in Dr. Kidd's classroom.

by Jessica Fordham Kidd, Department of English On February 22, 2019, Natalie Loper, Brooke Champagne, and I participated in the Faculty Technology Showcase with a presentation on the First-Year Writing Program’s (FWP) ePortfolio Pilot program, which is in its second semester. This ePortfolio initiative was inspired by Dr. Kathleen Blake Yancey’s visit to UA in […]

Read Moreabout Piloting ePortfolios in the First-Year Writing Program

Electronic Whiteboard Alternatives in Large Lecture Halls

large enrollment classroom

by Diana Leung, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry The Large Classroom Challenge Since chemistry is a visual subject, where structures must be drawn out, problems worked through, and equations presented, the use of handwritten notes is critical. During my time at in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Alabama, I have […]

Read Moreabout Electronic Whiteboard Alternatives in Large Lecture Halls

Texthelp Technology Solutions for Reading, Writing, Language Learning, and Math

TextHelp logo

by Melissa Green, Emerging Technology and Accessibility The CIT Faculty Technology Showcase is a great place to learn how faculty are using technology to enhance learning, conduct research, and increase professional productivity. This year’s Showcase also marks the launch of the Texthelp tools now freely available to UA students, faculty, staff, and departments. Texthelp offers […]

Read Moreabout Texthelp Technology Solutions for Reading, Writing, Language Learning, and Math