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Things You Really Need to Know about Canvas

Canvas is a great way to post course materials online, to collect assignments, and to communicate with your students.

Engaging Students Through Technology, Oct. 26

The Weigel Information Commons (WIC) is hosting their annual symposium on Engaging Students Through Technology this Friday, October 26. The theme of this year's symposium is “Inside Out: Using Technology to Enhance Classroom Interactions.”

OpenScholar

What is OpenScholar?

OpenScholar makes it quick and relatively easy for academic professionals to create a website without any special software or technical skills.

THATCamp@Penn, April 25

We're co-sponsoring THATCamp@Penn 2012, an "unconference" for people interested in technology and the humanities. 

THATCamp@Penn provides an opportunity for faculty, graduate students and academic professionals in different disciplines — and with diverse backgrounds, roles, skills and interests — from across campus to meet in person for a day of informal discussion and collaboration.

Gadget Day, April 11, 2012

The Weigle Information Commons (WIC) invites you to a day of exploring gadgets. They will host their Spring 2012 Gadget Day on Wednesday, April 11. The day's program will feature Apple iPads but also include tips for using Firefox, several mobile phones, Tumblr and scanning.

How to make a Skype call in your classroom

It's easy to conduct a Skype call in most classrooms.  As an instructor, you can use Skype to bring in a guest speaker, or can use it for times when you can't make it to class and need to teach from a remote location.

Students use high tech equipment and analysis to study motion

Larry Rome and John MacDermott introduce students to cutting-edge motion analysis technology. Three biomechanics students share their eye-opening videos.

When the Matrix was first released, the slow motion shots of Neo, the hero, leaping mid-air through fields of bullets, quickly became iconic. Imagine having access to a camera, in class nonetheless, that could slow time to a fraction of those shots.

How to Set Up a Home Page

Faculty and staff members in the School of Arts & Sciences are able to create home pages or complete web sites for their professional use by using their facstaff accounts.

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