January 2010

Next Bright Idea opportunity!

Think of the amazing feeling you get when you encounter that shining student, who  engages not only in their course work and campus communities, but strives to make the university a better place for students, staff and faculty alike.  I have the fortune to know one such student, MSU Catalyst Megan Gebhart.

New Videoconferencing Resource Site on Campus

As of January 5, 2010, is live and ready to answer your questions about videoconferencing facilities and contacts at Michigan State University. If you're interested in videoconferencing and looking for a place to start, check here for resources, troubleshooting and planning tips.  For the future, keep your eyes open for user community opportunities and chances to connect with others interested in MSU's videoconferencing resources.

February Breakfast Series: Using Open Access Resources to Teach Online

?MSU Learning Design and Technology (LearnDAT) invites you to attend the next session in our ongoing Breakfast Series: Conversations on Online Pedagogy and Best Practices

DATE: Wednesday, February 10, 2010
PLACE: MSU Main Library, North Conference Room, 4th floor, west wing
TIME: 8:45am - 10:00am (8:30am for refreshments)

LMS Optional: Using Open Access Resources to Teach Online

Announcing: Great Lakes THATCamp

From MSU's own Dr. Ethan Watrall, this announcement may strike those of you interested in online and blended teaching as a cool conference, taking place right here on MSU's campus. Any and all of you that know of and/or follow this blog qualify! Announcement follows: