This post was written by Judith Wightman, Professional Development Fellow and faculty in the Psychology department. Taking credit courses offered through Kirkwood can serve a variety of purposes, including learning more about a particular subject, getting exposure to new technologies and teaching techniques used by other instructors, increasing in empathy for students, and working toward […]

I have used this PPT (and slightly different variations of it) to introduce the conceopt of outcomes-based assessment to different faculty groups. This is the version that I shared last year with the iPad Initiative members, and now I’d like to share more broadly. According to an outcome-assessment framework, it is imperative that the teaching/learning […]

One of the projects that I am involved in here at Kirkwood is the iPad initiative, which started a week before my first day here.  Although I am for giving teachers opportunities to use mobile devices to enhance the teaching and learning processes that go on in and beyond the classroom, I do not want […]

Blogging was one of the topics covered during 2012’s Technology Teaching & Learning Institute.  You can view that session in the videos below. If you are interested in creating your own blog through Blogger or Edublogs, please view the following videos.  Blogger is one of the two most popular free blogging programs with WordPress being […]

On June 19. 2013, KCELT instructional designer Jeremy Slagoski presented two sessions on using social networking tools in the classroom.  He used Google sites as his platform to present the content, which can be seen by clicking on this link: The first session had 9 participants, and the groups mainly discussed Twitter and social networks […]