Quick Hits for Teaching with Technology

Quick Hits for Teaching with Technology

Successful Strategies by Award-Winning Teachers
Edited by Robin K. Morgan and Kimberly T. Olivares
Marcia D. Dixson, Andrew D. Gavrin, Michael C. Morrone, Joan Esterline Lafuze, and Anastasia S. Morrone, Contributing Editors
Foreword by Michael A. McRobbie
Distribution: World
Publication date: 2/8/2012
ISBN: 978-0-253-00615-8
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How should I use technology in my courses? What impact does technology have on student learning? Is distance learning effective? Should I give online tests and, if so, how can I be sure of the integrity of the students' work? These are some of the questions that instructors raise as technology becomes an integral part of the educational experience. In Quick Hits for Teaching with Technology, award-winning instructors representing a wide range of academic disciplines describe their strategies for employing technology to achieve learning objectives. They include tips on using just-in-time teaching, wikis, clickers, YouTube, blogging, and GIS, to name just a few. An accompanying interactive website enhances the value of this innovative tool.

Author Bio

Robin K. Morgan is Professor of Psychology, Indiana University Southeast. She is editor (with Rosanne M. Cordell, Betsy Lucal, Sharon Hamilton, and Robert Orr) of Quick Hits for New Faculty (IUP, 2004).

Kimberly T. Olivares is Administrative Manager of the Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and editor (with M. A. Cooksey) of
Quick Hits for Service-Learning (IUP, 2010).


"Quick Hits for Teaching with Technology is a wonderful resource for educators of all academic levels and disciplines. The tips provided in these essays are tried-and-true methods for incorporating technology into today's classroom." —InSight

"An accessible and user-friendly collection of approaches, strategies, and tactics for effective instruction, developed by master teachers…I enthusiastically recommend it to you" —Michael A. McRobbie, President, Indiana University

"If [this book] encourages you to try something new, change what you are doing, evaluate in a different way, or develop a departmental collection of teaching ideas, then that alone will make it worth it." —Journal of Pedagogic Development

"The strength of the book is its practicality. It contains a wealth of good ideas for anyone interested in adding technology into their courses. Those who are getting their feet wet in online teaching would also find this book particularly illuminating. For them, this book may be a great place to start.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Michael A. McRobbie
Welcome to Quick Hits: Teaching with Technology
Introduction Student Success Is Our Mission by David J. Malik
1. Promoting Engagement
2. Providing Access
3. Enhancing Evaluations
4. Becoming More Efficient
Annotated Bibliography
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