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Web Conferencing for Everyone.

WebEx is a web conferencing tool that allows faculty, staff, and students to collaborate with anyone through impromptu and scheduled meetings.

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Kaltura Replaces MediaCore

New Platform, New Features

Kaltura automatically optimizes files for viewing on any device and tracks usage and other analytics. Other features include captioning, quizzing, and screen casting within Moodle.

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Educational Videos for Everyone.

Learning On Demand is a curated repository of educational videos produced by Elon University faculty, staff, and students.
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Wireless Network Changes

Find out what's new and what's changed.

Elon University now has four official wireless networks available for faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

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Everyone is a Maker

Check out the Maker Hub!

The Maker Hub is Elon’s first makerspace open to all Elon students, faculty and staff. A makerspace is a space where you make things.
Learn more here!

Technology News

Introducing Moodle's new superpower: video

If you use video in your courses or are considering using video, you'll want to know about Kaltura, a new feature in Moodle that makes it easy to share and create video content.

From hobby to lifestyle: How an Elon professor built his own electric bike

Alfred Simkin, an instructor of biology at Elon, discusses his several year journey to build an alternative vehicle for commuting: an electric bike.

Elon professor turns 'first world problems' into more than just a popular hashtag

In Robert Charest's COR 110 classes, students are challenged to reexamine objects they may take for granted, and use them for a unique purpose: to solve a "first world problem."

Elon students employ design thinking to 'hack' their apartments

William Justice, design thinking coach at Fidelity Investments, coached Elon students on design thinking in a relevant and unique way.

Lavoie earns Acorn Accolade award

JP Lavoie, recipient of the Acorn Accolade in November is recognized for his commitment to customer care, diligent problem-solving and dedication to the improvement of Elon’s many online applications.

Technology staff presents at first Cherwell Carolinas User Group

Ryan Gay, manager of service management/project lead, spoke about Elon’s implementation of new technology ticketing system.


Instructional & Campus Technologies helps first-year students identify the role technology and social media plays in their lives

Instructional & Campus Technologies held its 9th annual Connected@Elon event during New Student Orientation. Created to help incoming students learn about the technology available to them on campus, Connected@Elon includes trivia games, prizes, and an interactive presentation. 

Elon named a 2016 Champion for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

The campaign encourages shared responsibility in protecting computers and the nation's critical cybersecurity infrastructure. 

Hubabaloo! at the Maker Hub

The Maker Hub will having Hubabaloo!, our Open House and welcome event for Elon faculty, staff, and students, on Sept. 16 at 4:30 p.m. by Colonnades E .

Assistant director of applications technologies wins prestigious Acorn Accolade

Heather Hutchings, August recipient of Acorn Accolade, is praised for her innovation in Colleague, OnTrack, and Informer, as well as dedication to inclusiveness.

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  • Online alternatives to cancelling class

    IMG_2307When inclement weather, illness, or travel requires you to be away from campus, consider using online alternatives to engage students in the work of your class. Here are a few simple suggestions: Use Moodle as a central location for students to find course information, lead and facilitate discussions, and post and submit assignments. You can also live chat with your students using … Continue Reading
  • Elon Kickbox deadline extended, students have more time to submit ideas

    Elon Kickbox iconWe’ve extended the deadline for the 2nd annual Elon Kickbox until after finals! We know this is a busy time of the semester and you shouldn’t have to choose between studying for an exam and applying for a Kickbox.  Applications are now due on Monday, Dec. 19 at 8 AM, AKA, after finals 🙂 Elon Kickbox is a program from … Continue Reading
  • Book Review: Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching: How to “Be There” for Distance Learners

    creatingCreating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching by Lehman and Conceicao (2010), discusses how a strong online presence contributes to higher student satisfaction and retention.  Students often take online courses without realizing that learning and communicating takes places very differently online.  The authors state it is crucial that instructors create a sense of connectivity and community with the students … Continue Reading
  • Book Review: The Online Teaching Survival Guide: Simple and Practical Pedagogical Tips

    onlineteachingThe Online Teaching Survival Guide by Boettcher and Conrad (2010), presents theory-based techniques for teaching online and/or blended courses.  The book reviews research in cognitive processing and learning outcomes.  Boettcher and Conrad provide a framework of instructional strategies for designing or modifying a course for the online environment.  Included are recommended technologies to integrate with traditional pedagogy.  The tips cover … Continue Reading
  • Elon robotics class gears up for success

    img_4214The study of robotics can lead its pupils to a dozen different careers, from industrial building to the construction of humanoids, and the world is paying attention. Across the board, robotics is drawing attention both for its mainstream application and futuristic intrigue. Elon University is allowing students to get ahead of this trend, offering CSC 373 this fall. The course, … Continue Reading

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