Monthly Archives: March 2008

Teaching w/ Technology Tuesdays - VoiceThread

Robin Ladouceur, Foreign Language Resource Specialist, from the Center for Language Study gave a demo of VoiceThread. VoiceThread is an online media album that can hold any type of media (images, documents and videos) allowing people to make comments in … Continue reading

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Teaching with Digital Collections in the Undergraduate Curriculum

Many academic digital collection projects are focused on special collections and college archives. Such projects seek to bring collections "out of the basement" and enable greater access to valuable and specialized research materials. However, undergraduate students and faculty often have … Continue reading

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Second Life

What? We will visit existing educational sites in the virtual world of Second Life. We hope the whirlwind tour will stimulate lively debate about the appropriateness of and potential for Yale course activities in Second Life. When? April 29th from … Continue reading

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Digital Primary Sources in the Library

What? We will discover what digital primary sources are available from Yale's many libraries and collections. The discussion will then be extended to how these sources can be used to support instruction. When? April 22nd from 11:00am - 12:00pm Where? … Continue reading

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Custom Google Maps

What? We will investigate how students can plot events and places with accompanying notes and images on custom maps using Google Maps. When? April 15th from 11:00am - 12:00pm Where? Bass Library room L01 (lower level of the Bass Library) … Continue reading

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Class Blogs

What? We will explore the use of blogs as a tool for course communications and for sharing multimedia primary sources. When? April 8th from 11:00am - 12:00pm Where? Bass Library room L01 (lower level of the Bass Library) Who? Seth … Continue reading

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Zotero

When? April 1st from 11:00am - 12:00pm Where? Bass Library room L01 (lower level of the Bass Library) Who? Greg Eow Kaplanoff Librarian for American History at the Yale University Library

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Interactive Timelines

This session was delivered by Ian McDermott, Yale's Visual Literacy Instruction Fellow. Ian began by showing a number of examples of interactive timelines you can find on the Internet. They included: the SIMILE project out of MIT which has created … Continue reading

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Keeping Up Over the Summer - RSS Feeds and Alert Services

When: April 28 @ 4pm Where:  Lower level of the Bass Library in room L01. Drop-in hours will be held at a service table on the lower level of the Bass Library under the café. What: 30 minute informal session … Continue reading

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Organizing your Digital Life

When: April 14 & 16 @ 3pm Where:  Lower level of the Bass Library in room L01. Drop-in hours will be held at a service table on the lower level of the Bass Library under the café. What: 30 minute … Continue reading

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