April 2016: ITS Connect
Integrating Open Educational Resources into the classroom, an Edublogs update, a Digital Measures makeover, and more.
Open Educational Resources: Did you know instructors have access to free course materials? Integrate OER into your lesson plan this spring. Pace Library's Open Access LibGuide is a collection of open access (free) resources. This includes e-journals, e-books, and miscellaneous other resources such as:
- >> OER Commons: https://www.oercommons.org
- >> OpenStax College: https://www.openstaxcollege.org
- >> Karger Open Access Journals: http://www.karger.com/OpenAccess
For more information, contact Beth Gordon (email@example.com).
Edublogs Replaces WordPress: WordPress services were migrated to Edublogs services over the winter break. This migration provides a stable blog environment that is managed and monitored to ensure valid and secure features, such as themes and plugins, are evaluated and applied appropriately. Edublogs also offers a community where users can discuss new features and questions along with a wide array of training support documents, guides, and tutorials. Learn more here.
Wednesday Webinars: Academic Technologies' Webinar Wednesdays series offers an in-depth look at technologies related to teaching and learning. Webinars focus on a specific technology and offer best practices, tips, tutorials, and suggestions. For more information and updated schedules, go to www.pace.edu/webinars.
Digital Measures Makeover: Please visit http://www.pace.edu/digitalmeasures on the Academic Technologies' Digital Toolkit to access a video tour of the new user interface and see additional resources on the new UI. For questions regarding this update, please contact the Office of Academic Technologies via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hot off the presses, it’s another round of faculty media mentions! This month, they’re tackling the Russia investigation, sex trafficking legislation, and more.
Fit to Print: April 2018
Commencement wants YOU to volunteer for one (or multiple) ceremonies this May! Volunteer registration closes Monday, April 16.
Volunteer at Commencement
By applying unorthodox uses to regular spaces, Dyson Assistant Professor Brenna Hassinger-Das is reshaping the way children and parents experience educational opportunities.
Research: Urban Thinkscape