News

Lightboard Now Available at the Faculty Exploratory

Jun 1, 2016

  • Starting from Summer 2016, faculty who reserve the One Button Studio will also be able to use the brand new Lightboard (also known as a “Learning Glass”) for recording engaging instructional videos.  Read More >

Introducing Google Drive at UM

Mar 10, 2016

  • What is Google Drive? Google Drive is a cloud-based data storage and file sharing solution. Google Drive offers users the opportunity to store and organize files without being restricted to one computer; all you need is a web browser, or mobile application to login and access the files.  Read More >


FLC member meets Digital World

May 22, 2015

  • For Judy Hood, Senior Lecturer of the English department, her journey into the digital world has become a dream come true! Judy’s path started a little over a year ago when she applied to be a member of a Faculty Learning Community cohort, which takes place every year here on campus. Read More >

Flipped Learning Receives Distinction at UM

Apr 03, 2015

  • Dr. Yunqiu (Daniel) Wang of the Biology Department has been selected to participate in a grant sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The goal of the grant is to investigate and develop materials for teaching case studies in General Biology using the flipped learning strategy. Read More >

Tracking Natural Disasters: Current Events Presentation

Mar 20, 2015

  • The Department of Geological Sciences offers students a course titled: Natural Disasters: Hollywood vs. Reality, GSC 107R The course explores the causes, effects, and societal response to disasters. Students look at a variety of natural hazards and disasters including impacts, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, storms, and climate change. Read More >

One Button Studio: Recordings in Full Swing

Mar 12, 2015

  • David Kling, Department Chair and Professor of Religious Studies   In preparation for the UROME study abroad program, Professor David Kling utilizes the use of the One Button Studio to pre – record his lectures for students here on campus. Read More >

Active Learning: Creating buzz in the Lecture Hall

Jan 30, 2015

  • Social media are increasingly visible in higher education settings as instructors look to technology to mediate and enhance their instruction as well as promote active learning for students. I was given the good fortune to attend Senior Lecturer, Dr. Daniel Wang’s lecture this week. Read More >

Emerging Technologies: The Innovative Instructor

Jan 13, 2015

  • The start to the 2015 Spring Semester at the University of Miami filled the air this week. New semesters, foster new emerging technologies. Content engagement can be maximized through numerous tools available by third parties. Read More >

New Features in Blackboard 2014

Dec 17, 2014

  • We will be upgrading to the latest version of Blackboard Learn™ 2014 over the holiday break. While the user interface will be largely unchanged several existing features have been improved to make your day more efficient. Read More >