Changes on the Horizon

The LIT Advisory Committee is hard at work! Several working groups are focused on fine tuning our academic technology toolkit going into the next fiscal budget cycle. Here are a few updates. Video at Wentworth: The group assessed several vendors and are selecting a few to come to campus for demonstrations. This work is informed […]

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The Buzz on June Summer Institute Programming!

Course Development at Wentworth Institute LIT successfully launched it’s first Course Development at Wentworth Institute June 6th-8th, 2017! Eleven faculty and staff journeyed through an intensive hands-on process to create a course map using a backward course design model that aligns objectives with assessments tools, assignments, and course delivery methods. Charlie Wiseman, co-chair of the Institute Curriculum […]

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Assessing the campus-wide video needs at Wentworth

This Fall 2017 semester the Learning Innovation and Technology group is conducting a comprehensive assessment of the overall video needs at Wentworth. To begin the process, we sent faculty and staff an email and link requesting your participation in our anonymous video needs survey.  Your responses to this survey will help us evaluate the effectiveness of our existing […]

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Instructional Techniques for Teaching Engineering Students – Designing your courses to meet ABET criteria

What is your role as engineering faculty? What steps do you take to ensure your students achieve your course outcomes?  And oh, by the way, what are outcomes… Creating a course to achieve specific outcomes requires effort in three domains: (Felder and Brent, 2003) Identifying course content and defining measurable learning objectives Selecting and implementing methods […]

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