Stommel Provides Expertise for Inside Higher Ed

Jesse Stommel, executive director of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies, was among a panel of digital experts who provided perspective for an Inside Higher Ed article about digital learning development. To read the article, go to “Predicting 2017’s Legacy.” [...] … [Read more...]

Stommel Provides Expertise for Inside Higher Ed

Jesse Stommel, executive director of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies, was among a panel of digital experts who provided perspective for an Inside Higher Ed article about digital learning development. To read the article, go to “Predicting 2017’s Legacy.” [...] The post Stommel Provides Expertise for Inside Higher Ed appeared first on EagleEye. … [Read more...]

Shaffer Talks with Bloomberg News about Fake Accounts

Instructional technology specialist Kris Shaffer recently commented in an article for Bloomberg Technology.  The article, “How the Kremlin Tried to Pose as American News Sites on Twitter,” detailed how a Kremlin-backed Russian Internet Research Agency operated dozens of Twitter accounts masquerading as local American news sources that garnered more than half-a-million followers. According to the article, the majority [...] … [Read more...]

Shaffer Talks with Bloomberg News about Fake Accounts

Instructional technology specialist Kris Shaffer recently commented in an article for Bloomberg Technology.  The article, “How the Kremlin Tried to Pose as American News Sites on Twitter,” detailed how a Kremlin-backed Russian Internet Research Agency operated dozens of Twitter accounts masquerading as local American news sources that garnered more than half-a-million followers. According to the article, the majority [...] The post Shaffer Talks with Bloomberg News about Fake Accounts appeared first on EagleEye. … [Read more...]

Shaffer Comments in Inside Higher Ed Article

Kris Shaffer, an instructional technology specialist at the University of Mary Washington, was recently quoted in Inside Higher Ed. In the article "Net Neutrality Rollback Concerns Colleges," Shaffer said that many students working from home already have slow internet, making it difficult for them to access course materials. "If ISPs start charging customers more for [...] … [Read more...]

Shaffer Comments in Inside Higher Ed Article

Kris Shaffer, an instructional technology specialist at the University of Mary Washington, was recently quoted in Inside Higher Ed. In the article "Net Neutrality Rollback Concerns Colleges," Shaffer said that many students working from home already have slow internet, making it difficult for them to access course materials. "If ISPs start charging customers more for [...] The post Shaffer Comments in Inside Higher Ed Article appeared first on EagleEye. … [Read more...]

Groom Keynotes Conference at University of Oklahoma

Jim Groom, executive director of teaching and learning technologies, presented the keynote at the University of Oklahoma’s 2015 Academic Technology Expo discussing the vision undergirding the Domain of One’s Own initiative that originated at UMW. The presentation, “Domain of One’s Own: Digital Agency in the 21st Century,” explored the importance of providing students, faculty, and staff with an innovative, web-based platform for owning, managing [...] … [Read more...]

Groom Featured in Tech Trends Article

Jim Groom, executive director of teaching and learning technologies, was featured in Hack Edu’s “Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2014″ discussing the Domain of One’s Own project at UMW. Check out the full article at http://2014trends.hackeducation.com/indie.html. … [Read more...]

Wired Article Highlights DTLT’s Known Pilot

An article in yesterday’s Wired about the open source blogging application Known mentioned the pilot work being done in UMW’s Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies. Known provides a space where students can manage and publish their posts for various social media sites through their own application, controlling the archival copy of their work. It rethinks the [...] … [Read more...]

Jim Groom Co-Authors Article in EDUCAUSE Review

Jim Groom and Brian Lamb published the article  “Reclaiming Innovation” in the May/June edition of EDUCAUSE Review. The article examines the state of innovation in higher education in regards to information and education technologies. Additionally, the article featured a series of supplemental videos about various sites of innovation, including one focusing on UMW’s intiaitive Domain of One’s [...] … [Read more...]