• Using Spotify to create course listening assignments

    For those looking to incorporate a music component into classes, Spotify offers a massive library of licensed streaming music that can be easily organized into playlists and shared with students. And, the mobile portability and familiarity of Spotify means students may be more likely to complete listening assignments! You and your students can access Spotify either through a Web browser, or via software downloaded to your desktop or mobile device. There is little difference between these two modes of listening, except that the downloaded software allows you to reorder songs in a playlist. To get started using the browser version, go to play.spotify.com and set up an account. Spotify offers both a free and a paid subscription…

  • Mobile Pedagogy Demonstration–April 26

    Come learn about ways to turn ever-present devices into platforms for teaching and learning. Optimize readings and handouts for display on phones and tables; present from an iPad; and learn about phone-based alternatives to clickers.