Who Moved My Chalkboard Podcast Series

Teaching with EdTech: Make the Most of Your Experience

Teaching with edtech can be a joy for instructors, as well as students. However, getting from Point A (the desire—or need—to use a new tech tool) to Point B (successful implementation) can prove challenging, especially if you or your colleagues are just getting up to speed. Whether you yourself are new to teaching with edtech, or you have some colleagues who are about to join you on the journey, you’ll enjoy and be engaged by “Chalk and Talk the Edtech Walk,” a panel discussion brought to you by TeamUP, Cengage Learning’s peer-to-peer faculty development group. During this informative and Read More…


Bridge the Digital Divide in Your Classroom: EdTech Tips

We’ve all heard about the split between technology haves and have-nots. In fact, you probably witness this digital divide in your own classroom—to a greater or lesser extent. As a result, even if you wanted to incorporate new edtech tools into your course, you may be reluctant to do so if you fear that a percentage of your students won’t have access to the resources—and thus the content and learning experiences—that you want them to have.

How to reach all students with technology: Tips from TeamUP

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Relevant and Intelligent Uses of EdTech in Your Classroom

You’ve heard about the many advantages of using edtech in your course, and you’ve probably seen many edtech tools and learning solutions designed to support learning in your field or discipline. You may be intrigued or impressed—and, you may want to try out those tools for yourself. However, you don’t want to force a new resource or learning solution into your curriculum simply for the sake of adding technology to your class. Likewise, you don’t want start using the latest and greatest edtech tools just to follow the crowd. On the other hand, if you can think of Read More…


Using EdTech to Build Meaningful Active Learning Experiences

You may embrace change in some aspects of your life. However, when it comes to your carefully prepared and thoughtfully designed lesson plans, you may be eager to keep the content itself fresh and current but more reluctant to redesign everything around a new software platform or technology tool.

Hear Cengage Learning TeamUP’s tips for integrating technology into your course—with ease

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Simple Ways Technology Can Maximize College Class Time

If you’re considering adding technology to your course—or, if someone’s directing you to add it to your course—you’ll quickly see the wide array of edtech tools and resources available to you, from screencasting software, to online collaboration tools, to game-based educational apps, to complete digital homework solutions… and beyond. There’s certainly no lack of options! But you already have a solid teaching plan, and you fill every teaching hour with instructional content that’s directly relevant to the concepts that students need and want to learn. So won’t it be hard to find the time to fit new educational technology Read More…


How to Use EdTech with Confidence

Some people seem to dive right in to using the latest and greatest edtech tools and solutions in their courses. But others take more convincing. Perhaps they’re resistant because of the learning curve; perhaps they’re skeptical about the efficacy of the tools; perhaps they’re overwhelmed at the thought of yet another system or procedure; or, perhaps they’re concerned that the use of technology in the classroom will take away from the person-to-person connection that they want to facilitate in their courses. Can you relate to these concerns? For one reason or another, you’re holding off on bringing edtech in Read More…


Teaching with Technology: Get the Training You Need

Your department’s using a new text next term… and the latest technology alongside it. You think: I’ve already got this term’s assignments to grade, classes to teach, and exams to prepare… in addition to all my research, administrative tasks, and departmental meetings. How am I supposed to find time to learn this technology—and turn around and be the “expert” in front of all my students? Things have gone well without these tech tools so far… Why change start teaching with technology NOW? These concerns are understandable, especially if you’ve never taught with technology before. However, they need not be Read More…


Your Guide to Teaching with Technology in the College Classroom

Listen to the Who Moved My Chalkboard: Adventures in Using EdTech to Your Advantage podcast series, and learn alongside TeamUP’s peer-to-peer faculty development experts.  Read More…