“Design Thinking” is Happening in Engineering 1500

Design thinking focuses on encouraging students to brainstorm, prototype and reward out-of-the-box thinking, take “wild ideas” and transform them into real world solutions. The Engineering 1500 freshman course was designed to do just that! Professor Afsaneh Ghanavati, Electrical and Computer Engineering, in conjunction with LIT, have brought Active Learning (AL) along with experiential learning into […]

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What’s Next for the Learning Management System

What’s next for learning the management system? Wentworth faculty, students, and staff turned out this fall to provide feedback on three learning management systems (Brightspace, Canvas, and Blackboard Ultra) to replace our current Blackboard Learn LMS. Feedback was gathered and testing of these products against use cases is underway. The LMS Selection and Rollout Steering […]

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What’s Your Course Accessibility Score?

Starting December 17th, 2019 your Blackboard Learn courses received the gift of Ally, a tool that gauges content accessibility and provides guidance and tips to make lasting improvements. Use self-help resources  on www.wit.edu/accessibility, attend LIT workshops or drop into Beatty 318 for more information. Can Universal Design for Learning (UDL) reduce your course pain points? […]

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