We’re Hiring a Research Instruction/Outreach Librarian!

Our group is seeking to hire an entry-level or early-career librarian to join our newly-formed Research, Instruction, Technology group. You can read the official job description–and apply!–on the official Trinity College job board, but I wanted to editorialize briefly here. Don’t panic that this post is on a site called “Educational Technology.” The merger of […]

Black History Month Crowdsourcing event

Join us on Tuesday, February 26th from noon to 2 p.m. in the Digital Scholarship Studio for a Black History Month Crowdsourcing event. Bring your lunch and a laptop (limited chromebooks will be available) and help contribute to efforts to make archives celebrating black history more publicly available. Participants may choose among projects hosted by […]

WITT Symposium Wednesday, December 12

On Wednesday, December 12th Educational Technology & Research Services will host a Winter Institute on Teaching with Technology, a half-day event with sessions on teaching with film, annotating online with Hypothes.is, using PollEverywhere, OneSearch, and more. At lunch, Roopika Risam (Salem State) will give a talk on “Torn Apart/Separados,” a rapid-response project that highlights the potential […]

Current Moodle Issues

This week (10/22 – 10/26), many faculty, students, and staff have had frequent, intermittent (a particularly frustrating combination!) problems uploading files into or downloading files from Moodle. Files will partially upload, and then either freeze completely or generate a server error. This seems to have begun on Tuesday, andstaff from educational technology, networking, and web […]

Security Changes Coming April 23

Re-post of Antonio Crespo’s 3/28 email, “Enhanced Security for Systems on Trinity Campus”: To improve the security of Trinity College systems and data, we are working on increasing the security of our servers, networks, and systems that are currently exposed to the internet. To that end, we are looking to restrict external access to personal […]

Greatest Hits in Educational Technology: Episode 1 – Teaching Neuroscience with a $60 Web Cam

  This video documents how Dr. Chris Swart, a faculty member in Neuroscience, used $60 webcams to teach an advanced exercise in his neuroethology lab, NESC-362, Fall Semester 2017. Not only does the video highlight how low-cost technology can be used effectively in an advanced science lab, but it also showcases the video production skills […]