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The Learning Technology Center furthers opportunities through adaptive learning

Bryce Gill, Assistant Biz & Tech Editor

November 4, 2019

There are technologies put in place to further advance the way students learn and the way teachers teach. Adaptive learning is technology that is used around the world and some of the best examples are Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) tests or video games. There are currently two pilots being tested ...

Canvas transition almost complete

Jeffrey Wardon, Jr., Biz & Tech Editor

September 3, 2018

In the 2018 fall semester, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students and instructors will see changes to online academic programs used for learning and teaching.   The change comes in the form of a transition of software from Desire2Learn (D2L) to Canvas. “Canvas is the market-leading lear...

‘Flipped’ classroom forum challenges education

‘Flipped’ classroom forum challenges education

February 19, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik     UW-Whitewater professors and faculty voiced their concerns about the future of classroom education during a “flipped” classroom forum designed to inform professors about the benefits and pitfalls of “flipping” your classroom. “Flipping”...

Plagiarism down, according to Learning Technology Center director

Plagiarism down, according to Learning Technology Center director

February 12, 2014

Feb. 12, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik Since TurnItIn: Originality Checker has been implemented at UW-Whitewater in 2008, the number of academic misconduct cases for plagiarism taken to administration has reduced, said the Learning Technology Center. Originality Checker is a program that allows...

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