Save the Date! Faculty Jumpstart Day (8/27)

On Tuesday, August 27th, Information Services will host Faculty Jumpstart Day in partnership with CTL, the Writing and Rhetoric program, the Aetna Quantitative Center, Student Accessibility Services, and the Liberal Arts Action Lab. Faculty Jumpstart Day is an opportunity to polish your syllabus, fine-tune assignments, get help with Moodle and other technology, and collaborate with […]

Learn Digital Tools in Summer Studio

The Research, Instruction, Technology (RIT) staff are hosting a series of Summer Studio events designed to offer the opportunity to learn more about digital scholarship and to experiment with digital tools. All are welcome, and there is no prior experience necessary. Please add these future summer studio dates to your calendar. Each meeting will focus […]

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 […]

Immersive Storytelling

Digital Storytelling is not a new concept. It has been a popular format for projects for years and is growing in popularity here at Trinity. With the increasing availability of 360 degree cameras and Virtual Reality Headsets (from cheap Google Cardboard type headsets to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive systems) Digital Storytelling is evolving to […]

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 […]