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Request Form for Canvas is Available

An online form to request Canvas course sites is now available. You can access the form at https://dla.library.upenn.edu/siterequest/ or by going to the Libraries’ Courseware home page (http://www.library.upenn.edu/courseware/) and looking for the Course Request Form link on the menu on the left of the page.

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 is a web-based content management system designed to make it easy for academic professionals to create and maintain personal or project websites with

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.

2011 Engaging Students Through Technology Symposium

The fourth annual Engaging Students Through Technology
October 28, 2011 10am - 2:30pm

The 2011 symposium tackles two broad questions:

  1. How should I use technology, in my classroom and outside my classroom, to engage my students?
  2. How should I manage the technology (laptops, smart phones, tablets, etc.) that my students bring to my classroom?

The symposium includes a faculty panel, a student panel, lunch, discussion and hands-on sessions. Registration is open for Penn faculty and instructors. Interested graduate students can email wic1@pobox.upenn.edu to be included on a space-available basis. Register now!

Cilick here for the full schedule and detailed agenda

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