Introducing Innovation Studios @ The George CCIT Lab

Introducing Innovation Studios @ The George CCIT Lab

 

The Delaware Tech CCIT and IIT departments are pleased to announce the grand opening of a state of the art recording studio for faculty use: Innovation Studios at the George CCIT Lab.

This dedicated workspace, equipped with a 22-inch pen display monitor, 60-inch interactive HD screen, and a variety of microphone options, provides everything you need to create video lectures, screencasts, podcasts, and other multimedia instructional presentations. Camtasia software installed at the studio enables post production tasks, such as clipping, audio mixing, and closed captioning.

Innovation Studios is open for all Delaware Tech faculty, from any campus, to reserve for use following an initial studio orientation.

Learn more on the CCIT website and start planning your next multimedia masterpiece today.

An Online Book Club: Teaching Naked by José Bowen (Part 3 of 5)

By Ernie Kulhanek
English Department
Delaware Technical Community College
Stanton Campus

Welcome back to our online discussion of Teaching Naked, by Dr. José Bowen. Previously, we looked at Part I: The Digital Landscape, which comprised the first three chapters. Today, we’ll examine chapters four through six, which make up the first section of Part II: Designing 21st Century Courses. Continue reading

Teaching in a Post-Google World

Teaching in a Post-Google World

by Therese Dekleva
Biology / Chemistry
Delaware Technical Community College
Stanton Campus

I have been a teacher most of my life, in various forms, and have observed the changes in teaching methods and techniques over the years. Sometimes I am all for the new methods, sometimes I’m not so sure. With the new expansion of technology and the ability of fast, readily available, hand-held devices, such as the smart phone and the tablet, I started on the “not so sure” side. And, I am still somewhat reticent to completely turn over all teaching methods to embrace this new technology. But some things about these new devices are definitely worth incorporating into my teaching toolbox.

My eldest son often says that “in a post-Google world, there is no reason for ignorance” and he’s right—you can access data about anything at a moment’s notice. But does that make us smarter? Continue reading