Call for Entries: 2013 Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award

The Sakai Teaching and Learning community is seeking submissions for the annual Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA) competition. The award recognizes innovation and excellence in technology-supported teaching, academic collaboration, and student engagement. (See last year’s winners.)< http://openedpractices.org/twsia/2012/winners > Award categories include: • Higher Education: Face-to-face • Higher Education: Fully Online or Hybrid Course • [...]

Learning Language

Ken Romeo is the Academic Technology Specialist for the Language Center at Stanford University. In addition to supporting all language instructors in the use of CourseWork, Stanford’s deployment of the course management system known as Sakai, Romeo also uses it as an instructor. He teaches English as a Second Language to graduate students who have [...]

Taking Students Back to the Source

Assistant professor Allyson Hobbs’ wanted to make sure her African American history class got a taste of using primary sources. The following is a conversation about how her use of CourseWork allowed librarian Ben Stone to participate in her class and augment her students’ experience. How has research influenced the classes that your are teaching? [...]