- May 14, 2014How can you mobilize digital skills and tools in the service of learning? Learn from historians as they share their successes and failures in crafting authentic inquiry-based experiences through digital mediums in the undergraduate classroom. (Times EDT)
- May 13, 2014Imagine being able to provide students and researchers access to 50 years of professional art and design artifacts created by renowned New York theatre designer, producer, painter, sculptor, and photographer Peter Wexler. That was the opportunity presented Furman University’s Digital Collections Center: create the Peter Wexler Digital Museum. Find out how they are tackling this ambitious project, overcoming the challenges it presents, and aligning it with institutional goals. (Times EDT)
- April 15, 2014No matter the discipline, the capacity to collect, analyze, interpret, and share geographic data can be enhanced by Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Yet identifying GIS resources and learning how to use new geospatial tools can be time-consuming. Join NITLE Subject-Area Specialist Meg Stewart as she provides an introduction to geospatial technologies, their wide-ranging uses and the means to determine which uses might enhance your courses and research. (Times EDT)
- April 9, 2014As zoologists, psychologists, anthropologists, and many educators know, playing games is at the heart of learning. Teachers have long used rhetorical games like debates or mind games such as Socratic elenchus to encourage critical thinking. But what about video and computer games? While readily accepted as play, games are increasingly being viewed as a teaching tool. What role might they play in fostering critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and complex decision-making skills in the liberal arts? (Times EDT)
- April 3, 2014One of the skills that lead to effective decisions is the ability to recognize and draw meaning from patterns. How might you use resources like the NMC Horizon Report to hone your ability to recognize patterns and use that knowledge to make better strategic decisions? (Times EDT)
- March 18, 2014As they plan for the future, increasing numbers of colleges and universities are examining and re-envisioning the relationships between work functions. One of the closest ties often found is between academic libraries and information technology. What does this relationship offer in terms of strengthening an institution’s ability to fulfill its mission in the midst of a changing landscape? (Times EDT)
NITLE is a community-based, non-profit initiative dedicated to helping undergraduate-centered colleges, universities, and educational organizations use technology effectively to strengthen undergraduate education. NITLE offers programs for professional development, provides tools for research and collaboration, maintains e-mail lists to aid in the exchange of ideas, and is able to run a number of workshops. Below is a partial list of upcoming activities. The full list can be found on NITLE’s event page. If you are interested in attending an event, you can apply here or contact Wooster’s NITLE liaison.