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  • Shopping safely online during the holidays

    With the holidays right around the corner, many will begin shopping for gifts online to avoid the crowds in stores. Last year, over $2 billion in sales occurred online on Cyber Monday (the online equivalent of Black Friday), with total orders up 15% from 2013. However, an increase in online shopping also means an increase in individuals attempting to steal … Continue Reading
  • Open book assessments may reduce academic dishonesty

    Picture of an open bookPreventing academic dishonesty in online and blended environments is a challenging obstacle. An open-book assessment with challenging questions that refer directly to course content may be an effective technique in reducing academic dishonesty. You can administer this type of assessment on the whiteboard, with a Word document, inside your Learning Management System’s test bank, or through discussion forums. Remind students … Continue Reading
  • Students create Moodle-based treasure hunt

    treasure-map-153425_640When most people think about using Moodle, the first word that comes to mind is probably not “fun.” But a group of Honors Fellows recently found a creative and, yes, even fun way to use the site—they employed Moodle to run the second semesterly National Treasure Scavenger Hunt for their fellow Honors students. How it began Jacquelyn Lanphear, a senior biochem/psych … Continue Reading
  • Canon copiers replacing Ricoh copiers

    Canon UnitIn October, Campus Technology Support began replacing Elon’s Ricoh copiers with new Canon Image Runner Advance copiers for faculty and staff use. All copiers will be transitioned to the Canon copiers by the end of November. Read on for more information about what Canon copiers offer, how they differ from Ricoh copiers, and on general use. Benefits of Canon copiers … Continue Reading
  • English prof gathers oral histories with Evernote

    Source: Bernard GoldbachProfessor Steve Braye is a story collector. This semester, he’s gathering oral histories of the Civil Rights Movement with the help of his Global Experience classes. Braye aims to create a publicly available archive of narratives that document the Movement as members of the Elon community—as well as their friends and families—experienced it. The project is tied to this year’s … Continue Reading

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