Thousands of Ohio students compete and showcase their independent research projects and compete for scholarships at State Science Day (SSD), presented by The Ohio Academy of Science. This year will mark the 71st annual SSD- the last 17 years of which have been held at The Ohio State University. Columbus native, Daniel Stover, M.D., is a State Science Day alumnus with a unique bond to The Ohio State University.
The Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE) has been reviewing web conferencing services for academic use at Ohio State. ODEE has selected Zoom , a web conferencing solution that allows users to host and attend virtual meetings. Zoom will be replacing CarmenConnect by the end of the calendar year. Please note, Skype for Business is still available for business purposes.
Instructors and staff can begin using Zoom later this summer to start exploring features before full implementation in Autumn 2019. CarmenConnect will remain available throughout summer term.
More information for making use of this new tool will be coming soon!
NameCoach simplifies the process of gathering recordings and phonetic spellings for both students and graduation staff. This tool can also be used in your classes by enabling the feature in your CarmenCanvas course navigation.
As students prepare for their next steps after graduation and their relationship with the university evolves, their access to technology services also changes. Graduating from the university changes permissions of their Ohio State user name (name.#) and password. Many services are only...
Ethan Zuckerman is Director of the Center for Civic Media, Associate Professor of the Practice, MIT Media Lab, and cofounder of the citizen media community, Global Voices. Ethan’s presentation at InnovateX will focus on students’ desire for social justice, coupled with their mistrust of political institutions. He will share how innovators around the world are harnessing that mistrust and channeling it into a force for change.
Shauna Chung is a PhD student in the Rhetorics , Communication, and Information Design program at Clemson University. Her experience as a first-year composition teacher has afforded her with opportunities to push and rethink the boundaries of traditional writing genres and to involve students as active participants in the creation and dissemination of meaning through digital technologies. At InnovateX , Shauna will share her expertise on digital storytelling and show how students can expand their modes of communication, build skills in a fail-forward environment, and use digital technologies for civic engagement.
An exciting new feature is available in CarmenCanvas after the latest software update. Canvas now offers a notification that will let instructors know when a student clicks on a broken link in one of their courses. By default, this notification is enabled and will provide instructors with a...