2010 Archives

Thomas Jefferson University proudly hosted the 2010 Fall Northeast E-Learning Consortium Symposium and User Group Meeting on on Friday, October 29, 2010. The available session captures and presentations are below.

Session Description Recorded Session PowerPoint slides
Temple University’s Upgrade to Blackboard 9.1

Peter Hanley, Temple University

Use of Interactive Technologies to Enhance Critical Thinking in Undergraduate Nursing Education

David Perlman, University of Pennsylvania

 

Managing Upgrades and Adoption: Temple University’s Upgrade from Blackboard 8 to Release 9.1. Representatives from Temple University will discuss their experience upgrading from Blackboard version 8 to release 9.1. Temple will share their reasons for upgrading, planning strategies, and information about their awareness campaign, timeline, and other implementation strategies. Link to Presentation Temple University-Bb9 1 Upgrade.pdf (5520 kB)
PowerPoint slides-About Temple University’s Upgrade to Blackboard 9.1
Use of Interactive Technologies to Enhance Critical Thinking in Undergraduate Nursing Education
David Perlman, University of Pennsylvania
This presentation describes the pedagogical integration of a variety of educational and Web 2.0 technologies into a required undergraduate nursing course in ethics, including podcasts, wikis, audience response technology, video presentations, and self-directed branching logic ethics scenarios. Link to Presentation East Coast eLearning Talk October 2010.pdf (2634 kB)
PowerPoint slides-Use of Interactive Technologies to Enhance Teaching and Learning
Moving from WebCT CE 8 to Blackboard Learn Release 9.1

Alicia Stonesifer, La Salle University

John Caputo, La Salle University

Melissa Milller, La Salle University

 

Representatives from La Salle University will share their ongoing experience (the good, the bad, and the ugly) moving from WebCT CE 8 to Blackboard Learn Release 9.1. Link to Presentation
Desktop IVC, HD IVC, Telepresence enabled by Research and Education Networks: Implications for Teaching

Greg Palmer, University of Pennsylvania

Michael Knight, University of Pennsylvania

Tilo Grosser, University of Pennsylvania

 

Desktop videoconferencing, high definition classroom videoconferencing and telepresence enabled by research and education networks are changing how teaching and learning occurs on the college campus. Join us for this session that examines the affordances and limitations of each interactive video technology, how REN infrastructure supports the use of such technologies, and how faculty from MAGPI member institutions are utilizing these technologies to enhance student learning, their own teaching practices and how they conduct research. Link to Presentation Palmer-NE E-Learning.pdf (5731 kB)
PowerPoint Presentation
grosser.pdf (1247 kB)
Grosser PowerPoint presentation
Migrating to community-source LMS: Sakai at the University of Delaware

Mathieu Plourde, University of Delaware

 

The University of Delaware recently completed its migration from WebCT 4.1, to the Sakai Collaboration and Learning Environment. This session will present how the learning community participated in the LMS evaluation, the selection criteria, milestones and lessons learned when changing an LMS. Link to Presentation