Technology Enabled Learning

Learning Technology

The Learning Technology team supports the use of teaching tools for fully online, blended, and in-class learning. 

We provide

  • Information about the latest teaching tools
  • Integration of educational technology into courses
  • Workshops on mycourselink and elearning 
  • Assistance for faculty and staff as they create online/blended course content and interactive learning strategies
  • Troubleshooting for issues with online course spaces

For help with mycourselink, to set up virtual classrooms or virtual assignments, or to explore the educational possibilities of emerging technologies, this is the place to start.

Contact us (807.346.7730 or mycourselink@lakeheadu.ca) to explore the possibilities of the online environment!

Digital Curation 101

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A"Why Is Digital Curation So Important for Educators in 2018?" (post) introduces digital curation for class and course work.

1. What Is Digital Curation?

"Digital curation is ...

  • "the act of finding and selecting, grouping and contextualising, preserving, maintaining, archiving and sharing digital content"
  • "the alignment of curation with digital technology and participatory culture"

2. Why Does Digital Curation Matter?

Video Assignments

You can use Video Assignments to collect video assignments, allowing students to respond to course materials, work as a group "in person" synchronously, or do presentations remotely.

Instructors will have access to Video Assignments through their mycourselink sites. These tools are found on the navbar under the Other Tools dropdown menu.