Category: Student Technology Kit

Social Pedagogies and CourseNetworking at Purdue University

Friday, February 28th, 2014


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 and focuses on academic social networking. Ali Jafari, , professor of computer and information technology […]

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

Thursday, December 27th, 2012


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 simply be that students are not familiar with tools needed to create those items. This […]

Digital Learning Badges at Purdue

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012


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. Bill Watson, an assistant professor in Curriculum and Instruction, was instrumental in the creation behind […]

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

Friday, August 17th, 2012


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 to use. Student Tech Use First off, some students have significantly more computer experience than […]

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