Spring 2020 Faculty Showcase & Reception

Faculty are the hallmark of Wentworth Institute of Technology. The Provost Office and Learning Innovation & Technology are pleased to celebrate the many accomplishments of Wentworth faculty at the Faculty Showcase & Reception on March 5th from 3pm-5pm in Watson Auditorium. Join your colleagues as they showcase teaching, scholarship, service learning, professorships, mini-grants, EPIC learning, […]

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Don’t Let the Weather Disrupt Your Course!

Unexpected events can disrupt precious class time. With a little preparation, you can keep the continuity of learning in your courses: Post course content in your Blackboard Learn courses so students can access it anywhere, anytime Set up quizzes, tests, assessments, and assignments in your Blackboard Learn courses so students can access them anywhere Secure […]

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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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Rethinking the Way College Students are Taught

Learners often express preferences about how they would like to receive information – by reading, hearing or doing – and these are often referred to as ‘learning styles’. Many teachers believe that assessing learning styles and teaching to learners’ preferences will improve learning. While your students may have a preference, they also use different styles […]

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