Our staff at LeCroy is on a mission to make the most out of education technology. We want to be a resource for the faculty at DCCCD and a gathering place for teachers to discover new ideas, featured items, and tricks of the trade. We want to bring you loads of content as fast as tech comes off the line – things you can pick and choose through to tweak assignments, encourage students, and provide a little variety in a tech savvy class.
Check out our humble beginnings and come back soon to see what new tech we feature day-to-day.
The overall function of Coggle is simple: Represent ideas in a graphic form. Coggle is not the first website to act as a medium for simple graphic communication and it probably won’t be the last one we feature, but for right now this is one of our favorite tools. Maybe one of the reasons we like Coggle so much is because the rules to create a coggle are stunningly intuitive and these oddly named documents are simple enough to be explained in a quick 1 minute video.
Outcomes is a module in Blackboard (eCampus) used to collect and assess student work for state and SACS reporting by the colleges. Instructors add an alignment from an eCampus assignment to one or more Student Learning Outcomes and the Blackboard system will collect student work automatically. A committee can be assigned to assess the student work using a rubric already entered into the Outcomes module. Reports are generated from the assessment committees that can be used for state, SACS, and other external and internal reporting on student learning outcomes and program effectiveness.
Office Lens trims, enhances and makes pictures of whiteboards and docs readable, and saves them to OneNote. You can use Office Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files too. Like magic, it will digitalize notes on whiteboards or blackboards. Always find important documents or business cards. Other apps like Evernote have performed similar functions, but Microsoft has added some impressive tricks to the genre. Use it to scan a whiteboard, blackboard or document, then posted in your online classroom for students to review or send it to their email address with additional notes.