2010 News Articles (click title for full article)
LTC Tool Lets COE Faculty Create Video Case Instruction
The LTC IDEA Studio has worked over the last two years to develop a Video Case-Based Learning Tool for creating video case-based instruction in the College of Education. The Technology Vision Plan-funded project allows faculty to easily upload their video clips and create instructional programs around them.
Education Summit Gives Congress Recommendations for Education Reform
A major report that was delivered to Congress earlier this year and that contains recommendations from U.S. education stakeholders for the transformation of teacher education programs is available to the public at the Redefining Teacher Education for Digital Age Learners Website.
Instructor Consoles Updated in LTC Computer Labs
In just one of the ways we're getting the Fall 2010 semester off to a great start, the LTC has replaced the instructor consoles in the SZB 439 computer labs A, B, and C. The new consoles are smaller, lighter, and more maneuverable that the previous wooden ones.
LTC Announces Mobile Learning Portal Web Site
The Learning Technology Center is proud to announce its new Web site, the Mobile Learning Portal, at mobilelearningportal.org. The site is a clearinghouse for resources and information on the use of mobile technologies in education, and includes research articles, journal listings, and descriptions of projects and initiatives.
LTC Hosts Presidential Timeline Teacher Institute
The use of primary sources, and their critical importance to the study of the Vietnam War, was the focus of the LTC's Presidential Timeline Teacher Institute. Eighteen teachers from around the country attended, including several who were nominated by the education specialists at the presidential libraries.
LTC Receives Donation from Inspiration Software
The Learning Technology Center is pleased to announce a generous software donation from Inspiration Software, Inc.
LTC Welcomes Summer 2010 Students!
The Learning Technology Center welcomes all College of Education students to the 2010 summer sessions!
LTC Partners with Grant Project to Provide Teacher Professional Development
The Learning Technology Center is proud to announce its partnership with LEARN, a Connecticut regional education service center, and three innovative charter schools in Connecticut and Honduras. The LTC will provide professional development for teachers on the use of technology tools for 21st Century teaching and learning.
Assistive Technology Lab manager Austin Mulloy Conducts Research on Diet and Autism
The use of gluten-free and/or casein-free diets in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders is not supported by current research, says a team of scientists with The University of Texas at Austin’s Meadows Center Autism Spectrum Disorders Institute.
Updates Improve Server Room Efficiency and Capacity
The LTC's Technical and Network Services (TNS) has made several updates to the server room recently, improving power-use efficiency, increasing data storage capacity, and enhancing the College's data backup service.