I attended last year’s Adobe MAX conference which took place in Los Angeles (October 4–8, 2014). Adobe MAX is an annual conference bringing together professional people in the graphics and video arts. Adobe makes applications such as Photoshop (for photos), Illustrator (for graphics), InDesign (for print), and Premiere Pro (for…
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Ask students to get engaged in the learning process and they respond: perhaps not with enthusiasm (at least initially) but certainly with results. When active learning techniques are designed and implemented in line with evidence-based practices, they promote deeper engagement with course content and better retention of course material. The…
Online discussion forums offer several advantages over face-to-face classroom interactions. Shy or self-conscious students are more willing to express their thoughts online. Everyone in the class can participate. Students can absorb and interpret perspectives shared online at their own pace and schedule. Discussion posts tend to be more thoughtful and…
Imagine as an instructor being able to walk into a classroom and connect to a display to give your presentation without needing any cables. The idea of ditching the long VGA cable alone is probably enough to get you interested. Now imagine being able have your students work on an…