Sliced, by Darwin Bell

Timelines, EdTech, and Thin Slices of Student Learning

This year the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching is hosting a few educational technology working groups for faculty, staff, and students interested in exploring ways particular technologies might meet their instructional goals. One of those groups is investigating digital timeline tools, like Tiki-Toki and TimelineJS, that facilitate the creation of online, …

Better Days

Twitter’s Brush with Death

You might have missed it, but over the weekend, Twitter died. Indeed, the #RIPTwitter hashtag was trending worldwide. (I’ll let others ponder the metaphysics of a social medium serving as the platform for its own condolences.) It turns out, however, that Twitter wasn’t quite dead yet. Really, it’s getting better, …

Flipped Classroom

The Flipped Classroom FAQ

Back in 2012, I wrote a few posts for the CIRTL Network on teaching with technology. Some of the technologies mentioned have …