NMC Releases its 2017 Horizon Report
CU Online Announces the Official Opening of the One Button Video Recording Studio
Do you want to step up the production value of your video content? Do you need a quiet and more professional environment to record videos? Then you should consider booking time in the NEW CU Online Creation Station! The Creation Station is your self-service resource for creating high-quality videos with just the push of a button. The Creation Station is fully outfitted with professional lighting, a video camera, a backdrop, and a microphone that all work simultaneously by inserting a flash drive and hitting a button. Seriously, it is that simple!
Don’t have a flash drive? That’s okay. We will provide you with one! Need help using the Creation Station? No problem. You can request training/support when you book time in the Creation Station. Want to edit your final video project? The Creation Station also has an editing station equipped with iMovie, SnagIt, ScreenFlow, Adobe Creative Suite, and more!
Book the CU Online Creation Station today!
Digital media and research resources at the Auraria Library
Digital media is an excellent way to increase student participation and engagement in online courses. If you are Interested in incorporating more digital media into your courses, the Auraria library has a wealth of resources to help you find, make, and edit digital media. Here is an overview of some of the services offered:
Digital Literacy in Higher Education
The New Media Consortium recently released a strategic Brief on digital literacy in higher education via its website: http://www.nmc.org/news/nmc-releases-horizon-project-strategic-brief-on-digital-literacy/. The concept of digital literacy has been difficult to define, especially across disciplines, but this NMC brief takes on the task, provides exemplars of institutions implementing digital literacy initiatives, and recommends steps institutions can take to improve the digital literacy of their students.
The Viz: When are people using Canvas?
Students Agree: Digital Learning Technology Has a Positive Impact on Their Grades
McGraw Hill conducted a survey of nearly 3,000 students to gain perspective on how digital technology assists with improved grades. What they found was four out of five students agree that digital learning technology has a positive impact on their grades.