The Teaching, Learning and Technology Roundtable (TLTR) is a forum composed of faculty, staff and students that serves the SEU community by assessing, discussing and prioritizing technology needs in order to collaboratively develop a vision to improve the learning process. In keeping with the mission of the university the TLTR recommends appropriate policies and strategies and facilitates the acquisition and implementation of technology resources. The St. Edward's TLTR is composed of approximately 10 returning faculty, at least one dean and representatives from support staff areas that have heavy involvement with and/or need to communicate across area boundaries about technology for teaching and learning--Library, Registrar, Administrative Computing, and Instructional Technology.
Tech Snacks Spring 2014
Social Annotation with Rap Genius
Wednesday, March 5 at 3:30 pm
How can you encourage peer-to-peer learning and close reading of text at the same time? The social annotation site Rap Genius allows users to do line-by-line annotation of texts while including multimedia in their marginalia. The site also tracks user points to make grading easy. (Read more about how one instructor uses it here: Here's an Instant Way to Jump Start Peer-to-Peer Learning) Join Catherine Bacon, Assistant Professor of University Programs, and Jeremy Dean, Chief of Education, Rap Genius for a discussion of how to get your students reading, annotating, and collaborating outside of the physical classroom.