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Integrating Technology into the Classroom

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Create a blog, wiki, or group

Blogs, wikis, and groups can be good ways to integrate technology into your classroom and develop student knowledge and interaction

Blogs:  A class blog can be used to stimulate discussion on a topic, or be used to complete short essays. Or, students can be asked to create their own individual blogs,and share them with the class (i.e., students can follow each other's blogs). Blogger is an example of a blog creation site.

Wikis: A wiki is a website that allows many different people to edit it. (Wikipedia is a wiki.)  "Wiki" is a Hawaiian word meaning "quick." Students can work together to create a wiki on a topic they are studying. They collaborate in order to make it a success. 

 Online Groups: You might also consider creating a Facebook Group, or other online group, for your class.

Request a LibGuide

BCTC Instructors:

Interested in having a customized LibGuide created for you in relation to a specific BCTC course or assignment?

Want a libguide created on a particular academic subject to use as a resource for your class? 

Let me know, and I will be happy to set it up!

Embed a "Library" Link or an "Ask Us" link in Your Blackboard Course

A quick and easy way to embed some library technology into your course:  Add a link to the library web page or to the Ask Us  web page,  to the main page of  your Blackboard course shell.

Technology for Checkout at the Library

BCTC Library has many technology-related items for checkout, such as:

  • Document Scanners
  • Laptops 
  • Tablets
  • Computer Mice 
  • Web Cams
  • Headphones
  • Phone Charging Cables

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