Transferring a course to the new moodle server

Transferring a course to the new moodle server is a straightforward process: create a backup of the course you want to move, download the backup file, and restore it on the new server.  This post details each step. Create a backup Enter your course on moodleprior.trincoll.edu  (moodleprior is the old moodle server, still full of […]

Another Pizza Party Success

Every semester, students expect it. And, every semester, we deliver it! I’m not referring to  research help, of which we provide A LOT. Rather, I’m referring to the Pizza Party Study Break that we host at the end of every semester. Outside of teaching, it’s one of my favorite parts of my job, and I don’t […]

The Educational Technology website has moved!

Please visit our new location at http://edtech.domains.trincoll.edu/. The new site lives on Trinity Domains , a web hosting platform supported by Educational Technology that offers members of the Trinity community the opportunity to learn Web literacy skills, explore meanings of digital identity, and take ownership of their content on the Web.  Contact an Educational Technologist to learn […]

Join Us for SITT: Information Citizenship

May 17, 2018, Digital Scholarship Classroom, LITC 181, 9:00-1:00pm A half-day (drop-ins welcome!) workshop showcasing strategies and workflows for faculty and student engagement with scholarship, collaboration, critical information literacy, and more. Lunch provided! Sponsored by Information Services, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Information Technology in Education Committee Agenda 9:00-9:15 Coffee, tea, and […]

Digital Humanities in/of the Public

  The Digital Scholarship Studio at Trinity College is excited to launch a summer reading group with the theme of “Digital Humanities in/of the Public.” Because it’s the summer, and people will be in different places, it’ll be a virtual reading group, using the annotation tool hypothes.is to talk with one another about the selected […]

Immersive Storytelling

Digital Storytelling is not a new concept. It has been a popular format for projects for years and is growing in popularity here at Trinity. With the increasing availability of 360 degree cameras and Virtual Reality Headsets (from cheap Google Cardboard type headsets to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive systems) Digital Storytelling is evolving to […]

ToW: Make Timelines with Timeline JS

Want to tell a story?  Need to organize a lot of information? TimelineJS is a powerful, flexible, and easy way to quickly make a compelling and interactive visualization that can includes diverse kinds of media like images, video, audio, tweets, and even whole documents. Check out this example, from the makers of TimelineJS: Developed by […]

Talking Research Over Lunch: Seniors Share Research Experiences with Peers in Their Major

In our conversations with faculty over the past several years, concerns were expressed about the dearth of opportunities for sophomore and junior students to develop the research skills necessary for success in their majors. To address these concerns, the Research Education department recently piloted a peer-to-peer learning model that builds on the foundational research skills […]

ToW: New Screencasting Tool Available

Trinity has recently contracted with Kaltura streaming video services, which, in addition to providing online access to our video content, offers several media tools you can use in your teaching. Capturespace, at right, is a screencasting tool that actually does much more than record the screen. It offers several options for combining voice, screen, Webcam, […]