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Remember your student days? No, not the parties. I mean your classes. Perhaps you recall being in a course with a professor who assigned a ton of homework which they hardly ever gave feedback for, created impossible-to-pass exams, and had a grading system that seemed unfair. Or, perhaps you’ve had the opportunity to take a difficult […]
Group work facilitates collaborative thinking and learning, but it’s important to think meaningfully about how groups are formed. Should they pick their teammates? Should you randomly assign them? Should you use some other method entirely? And once they’re in those groups, how do you actually make sure they work together? The Active Learning Community held […]
Many higher education institutions, including Rutgers, have seen a big push towards making websites and course content accessible. This is due, in part, to intensifying scrutiny by the federal government but also because more and more studies are showing that measures taken to ensure that content is accessible help EVERYONE learn better. Recently Oregon State […]
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OIRT's Teaching & Learning with Technology team has put together a video filled with examples of educational media in use at Rutgers University and information about OIRT's media services.
OIRT Video Productions produces videos for many Rutgers events which can be shared on the Rutgers YouTube channel. Recently added are recordings from The Digital Blackness conference. The conference featured scholars, students, activists, and artists discussing the mediation of racial identity through new and emerging digital technologies.
OIRT Video created this short video on sustainability on Livingston Campus for the RU Sustainable Symposium.