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Archive for October, 2008

Top Teaching and Learning Challenges (ELI survey)

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) is conducting a survey to identify the top issues in teaching and learning and to build solutions and just-in-time resources around them. Please take a moment to contribute your perspectives.  Here is the survey form: http://survey.educause.edu/eli_t&l_challenges/

The mission of ELI is to help institutions advance learning through IT innovation, with a strategic focus on learners and successful learning. Participants in ELI include instructional faculty, technologists, librarians, and academic support staff. The UO’s ELI membership provides access to many resources, including technology briefs, white papers, case studies, e-books, discovery tools, and web seminars¬† For more information, explore the ELI website or contact Andrew Bonamici, Associate University Librarian for Instructional Services, bonamici [at] uoregon.edu, (541)346-2682.

Tutorials for Success with Classroom Equipment

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

In less than a decade, this campus and its classrooms have been outfitted with wireless networking and presentation projectors and other media devices. The Center for Media and Educational Technologies, Classroom Support has been offering group tutorials at the beginning of each term for instructors to get comfortable with the classroom systems. Faculty can find the tutorial schedule at our main web page, http://library.uoregon.edu/cmet/classrooms/, or call, 346-3091, or email, mediasvc@uoregon.edu, to arrange for an appointment.

UO Today Production Resumes

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

The CMET Video Production team has resumed production of “UO Today” for Fall 2008. Over the past year the team has produced 386 episodes. “UO Today” airs weekly in Woodburn Bend, Sunriver, Salem, Portland, Ashland-Medford, Eugene-Springfield and the Greater Land County. The program also airs on the Oregon Public Affairs Network and the Oregon Channel.

New Name, Same Services!

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Classroom Technologies and Educational Video are now joined by Interactive Media Development to form the Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET). Other services formerly associated with the Center for Educational Technologies (consulting and training for instructors, Workshops on Demand, and Blackboard support) are now provided by a new department, Scholarly Communications and Instructional Support.