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ITS Technology Showcase features videos from faculty members and instructors discussing a problem they encountered, describing the approach or technology they used to deal with the problem, explaining the students' reception to the implementation, and assessing the overall effect of the action on the teaching and learning processes.

If you or one of your colleagues would like to be featured here, contact the IDLT Center at

CATME - Dr. Nicole Klein, a professor in Kinesiology and Health Education, discusses how she facilitates positive group dynamics and assesses student participation in group projects using CATME (Comprehensive Assessment for Team-Membership Effectiveness).

Running time: 5:55

For more information on CATME, visit:

Clickers - Dr. Faith Leibl, an assistant professor in Biological Sciences, shares her experiences keeping students engaged in a large lecture class using student response systems ("clickers").

Running time: 3:39

For more information on "clickers" at SIUE, visit:

Gallery - Dr. Amanda Bahr-Evola, an instructor in Historical Studies, recounts how Gallery, an image and multimedia management application, allows her to increase student engagement on an image-intensive group project in a large survey course.

Running time: 5:49

For more information on Gallery, contact ITS at or 618-650-5500.

Senior Assessment Senior Assessment - Dr. Jessica DeSpain, an assistant professor in English Language and Literature, speaks about students' technological limitations and how the first choice in technology may not be the best solution. After reviewing her option, Dr. DeSpain found a new solution with Omeka for the spring semester.

Running time: 6:05

For more information on how you can incorporate technology in your course activities, contact ITS at or 618-650-5500.


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See how SIUE faculty are using technology in their classrooms.



Visit the ITS Faculty/Staff Training page to find software training opportunities that meet your needs.


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Interested in learning how Open Educational Resources can be used in higher ed? Read about an OER pilot project underway at SIUE and listen to a WBGZ radio broadcast on the project:

Learn more about Turnitin for grading and feedback, preventing plagiarism, improving writing skills, and engaging students through one of their live webcasts or recorded webinars.  

Blending the Best of Both Worlds summer seminar
Each summer, the ITS Instructional Design & Learning Technologies Center offers a course design seminar that explores the pedagogy and tools of the online and blended environments. Teaching faculty and instructors are encouraged to apply.

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