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Expanding teaching toolkits with new technologies

A recent feature in UVA Today profiles the efforts of four faculty members to enhance their courses with new learning technologies.

December 7, 2020

Faculty Spotlight: Paul Bourdon

Mathematics professor Paul Bourdon shares how he uses Poll Everywhere to increase engagement and measure comprehension.

October 29, 2020

Faculty Spotlight: Rich Ross

Statistics professor Rich Ross shares how he uses Gradescope to dramatically reduce grading times and provide detailed feedback to students in his large lecture courses.

October 21, 2020

Faculty Spotlight: Jennifer Sessions

History professor Jennifer Sessions shares how she uses Peerceptiv and its "magical" powers to help her students become better readers and editors.

October 6, 2020

Organizing course content to encourage engagement

Well-structured course content and activities can help students by streamlining navigation, reducing confusion, and prioritizing progress and learning.

September 29, 2020

Getting started with activities in Poll Everywhere

Create general polls, attendance items, review questions, quizzes, and more to generate reflection and discussion in your courses.

September 3, 2020

New year, new tools

An overview of seven new and expanded learning technologies available to your courses, from an innovative grading tool to a versatile polling and student response system.

August 27, 2020

Welcome to Learning Tech

Welcome to Learning Tech—the intersection of the physical, the digital, and the missional parts of our Academical Village.

August 12, 2020