NMC Horizon Report

Where Does Ohio State Stand?

The New Media Consortium (NMC) is an Educational Technology group that has tracked the roles and trends of technology use in higher education since 1993. I first became familiar with their work during research of a Flash generating template for websites called Pachyderm when I first began work at the Digital Union in 2005.

Breaking down the changes

Carmen Update: Quizzes and Import/Export/Copy

In the past couple of weeks, we've featured improvements you will see in the Discussion and Content tools after the May 2-3 Carmen update.

You'll also notice differences within the Quizzes and Import/Export/Copy tools. While there are no changes to how Quizzes are set up, several tabs that let you work with different elements have been combined.

Enhanced Learning Technologies

Cat Mastery: A Guide to Understanding Your Cat

Education is forever changing. Advanced technologies are being introduced regularly with improved concepts for both teaching and learning. The use of interactive multi-touch digital books is erupting through academia and at Ohio State.

Dedicated. Dynamic. Distinguished.

Liv Gjestvang Receives Prominent University Recognition

Whether she's securing grants, winning awards at film festivals, or cracking jokes, Liv Gjestvang does it all with a commitment to the success and happiness of those around her. Her extraordinary feats as Director of Learning Technology and dedication to the well-being of others has earned her a place among the recipients of this year's Distinguished Staff Awards.

Web Resource

Online Learning for Students with Disabilities

This lengthy, well-organized web page introduces the topic of accessibility in online courses. It's a resource targeted at students who might be trying to navigate through these issues, but it's an essential reading for instructional designers and online instructors.

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