Padlet is an easy-to-use digital tool that allows you to create and customize a course space where you and students can post and discuss a variety of texts and media-from text to weblinks to audio/video recordings, as well as a number of other formats. This session will demonstrate how Padlet might be used in a course environment, and explore its possibilities for your own classes.
YouTube is an enormous platform with an even larger reach, and is easy enough to use that it could be an excellent tool for courses. This session will explore the ways in which you might use YouTube for student learning, create a private channel for a course, and other ways this tool can be integrated into your class space.
Interested in a technique that can cut your grading time by nearly half, while still maintaining the quality of your feedback? This session will demonstrate a few easy ways to provide audio feedback to student work, and discuss the ways in which it might even be more effective than written feedback.
Hypothes.is is a group annotation tool that works on nearly any website. It’s an excellent way for students to collaborate and discuss particular texts or digital materials in the same online space, particularly if you’re teaching online. In this session, we’ll demo the tool and discuss some of the possible ways you could use it.