Our staff are taking a well-deserved winter break. We'll be back the second week in January with a collection of lesson plans for teaching with wearable technology, as well as exciting new posts about sonic rhetorics, student think-alouds, and more. Featured image: "Onward and Upward" by Lady Dragonfly.
Cool Tools: Online Mind Mapping
Mind maps are a useful tool for students to organize their thoughts, papers, or both. There is a wide variety of mind mapping software now, among them Novamind and Vue that are installed on our lab computers. (We also have several lesson plans that involve mind maps). (more…)
#TBT: "Avatar Nation Secedes," A Lecture by Dr. Cynthia Haynes (2008)
[x_section style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; padding: 45px 0px 45px 0px; "][x_row inner_container="true" marginless_columns="false" bg_color="" style="margin: 0px auto 0px auto; padding: 0px 0px 0px 0px; "][x_column bg_color="" type="1/1" style="padding: 0px 0px 0px 0px; "][x_text]In today's #TBT post, we showcase Cynthia Haynes' 2008 talk on avatars, virtual reality, and serious games....
Inspecting Lesson Plan Templates
As I mentioned in an earlier post, I’m currently working on lesson plans for our instructors. Starting out, I knew I wanted ways for instructors to simplify using digital resources into a writing classroom. However, I didn’t realize how from scratch I’d have to start. (more…)