What's a Vote Worth? (a.k.a., The Importance of the Quantitative Liberal Arts)

Merging quantitative and qualitative reasoning, applying critical thought to data, synthesizing the arts, sciences, and humanities, … these are essential elements of modern education.

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CryptoParty in the HCC!

There are things we can do to maintain the integrity of our data, to control our private digital identity.
So we’re having a party!

Ten Simple Ways to Integrate Technology into your Teaching: A UMW Perspective

This piece aims to offer suggestions to faculty who may be just beginning the process of incorporating technology into their teaching. As you review these ideas, consider too that these are not “add-on” or “extra” elements—ideally, they will offer a way into the content that makes it not just more accessible, relevant, and engaging, but also helps deepen thinking and creativity for students and faculty alike.

A New Approach to Class Visits

Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies (DTLT) class visits are opportunities for us to get involved with classes in a face to face setting.

Planning the Semester Ahead

As we emerge from our vacation spaces and begin to really look forward to the upcoming semester, we wanted to take the time to bring together some of the resources on our site and on our blog to help you feel less overwhelmed as you map out your course for the Spring 2017 semester.

Assessment as Care, Assessment of Care

What if, instead, we cared about our students, and not their products. The essay is no longer the simulacrum for learning, for the student, but instead what if we make the student the thing we care most about.

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Copyright for Instructors

Navigating copyright for class materials can be difficult, especially where digital media is concerned. Here are some guiding principles for legally using digital media in educational settings.

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Meaningful Assessment in the Liberal Arts

How can we assess student work in ways that are helpful to them as they grow intellectually and professionally, but flexible enough to encourage critical and creative work?

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Creating Community & Collaboration in Canvas

Don’t be an egg! And other great advice for maintaining a presence and engaging your students in online environments.

Leveling Up with Domain of One's Own

How can we help students and faculty to think about DoOO beyond a digital repository for projects and blogs, starting it as a digital portfolio but then leveling it up to a robust tool for digital identity and fluency?