Susan Detrie, Ed.S. is a senior instructional content developer at Emory University in the Rollins School of Public Health. Susan received her graduate education in instructional technology with an MA from Teachers College, Columbia University and an Ed.S. from the University of Missouri's School of Information Science and Learning Technologies. Susan's expertise is working with Canvas and other educational technology tools and platforms, as well as several decades in graphic design, animation, and video production.
If you have ever thought about adding more interaction into your lectures, audience response systems (ARS) are easier than ever to use and a great tool for moving students beyond passive listening and note-taking.
In this Faculty First-Person post, Environmental Sciences senior lecturer Anne Larson Hall talks about how students in her freshman seminar used VoiceThread, a collaboration and multimedia presentation tool, to take classmates along on hiking trails they had hiked or would like to hike.
Ted Pettus has been teaching anatomy and neuroscience in the Emory University School of Medicine since 1999 and has almost 2 decades of experience with Blackboard. Learn about how he made the change as painlessly as possible.
Today’s students are of a born-digital generation that seemingly has the Web figured out. But in the age of fake news, could they still benefit from a digital citizenship education? Susan Detrie looks at the evidence.