Teaching Tools for the Tech Savvy TA

Tech­nol­ogy. Even the word is enough to send some TAs into a tizzy. After all, some TAs’ worst night­mares con­cern pour­ing over a pre­sen­ta­tion for hours, only to have a faulty inter­net con­nec­tion, dam­aged jump drive, or other “help­ful” tech­nol­ogy fail in front of their class. In this post, we will take up where our bold Grad­Hacker fore­run­ners, Andrea Zell­ner (“I’m a Dig­i­tal Grad in a Dig­i­tal World”), Ash­ley Wiersma (“3 Ways to Hack your Class with Google+”), and Steph Hedge (“Teach­ing with Blogs”) have gone before us. Today, we’re tack­ling tech­nolo­gies to take the more ho-hum tasks of course man­age­ment to the next level.”

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/gradhacker/teaching-tools-tech-savvy-ta#ixzz2LfKMl67x
Inside Higher Ed

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