Category Archives: Student Technology Kit

Social Pedagogies and CourseNetworking at Purdue University

Purdue is currently collaborating with CourseNetworking (CN) to explore the possibility of offering faculty an alternative learning management system (LMS) that requires little administration and allows first-time users to quickly create courses independently. This light-weight LMS uses a familiar interface … Continue reading

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Need To Learn Technology? The ITaP Student Trainers Can Help!

Purdue University offers a lot of great software tools for faculty and students that can be used for course projects. The problem that may arise for faculty wanting students to create movies, graphics, or other deliverables for course projects may … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Badges at Purdue

Studio by Purdue is proud to announce Passport, a digital badge learning platform developed here at Purdue University. Passport allows instructors to create challenges that a student can complete to earn badges. Purdue’s Passport platform integrates with Mozilla Open Badges. … Continue reading

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Technology: What students know vs. what we want them to know

One of the common technology disconnects we see is faculty expectations compared to student abilities. One of the possible reasons for this is the types of technologies student most commonly use compared with the types of technologies we want them … Continue reading

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Teaching and Learning – Online Tutorials

ITaP’s Teaching and Learning website has some great online training information and exercises for the various tools and services offered by Purdue University. These tools include Blackboard Vista, Adobe Connect, Confluence, and more. This training includes text, images, and videos to help keep faculty and students on the right track. Continue reading

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Student Trainers Program

Students Helping Students is more than just a motto, it is the reality of the Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP) Student Trainers program. Continue reading

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The Google Art Project

The Google Art Project is a collaboration with some of the world’s top art museums. This site enables people to see many artworks online in very high detail. No longer do viewers have to wait in line to see some of the most popular pieces. The Google Art Project offers an alternative way to see these famous artworks, in greater detail and with a better view than you would have of these works in person. Continue reading

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Easy Screen Recording With Screenjelly

Ever needed to make a quick screen recording to share with someone but didn’t feel like wrestling with a complicated professional app? Screenjelly may fit the bill!!! Continue reading

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