2014 Symposium video recordings
TLT Symposium recordings of the keynote speakers and sessions such as Biology without Borders, Flipping the Classroom, Using GradeMark and more are available on the Symposium website.
Follow these tips from Penn State Sustainability Institute's Lydia Vandenbergh to be more responsible with IT resources.
Registration is now open for a special week of workshops on teaching technologies and more. Each year, the SummerFest event gives faculty, instructors and staff the opportunity to participate in free, online workshops on teaching technologies, such as ANGEL, and many other multi-purpose technologies, such as iPads, Yammer, Sites at Penn State, and more. The event takes place during the week after finals, from May 12 - 16, and all SummerFest courses are delivered live online via Adobe Connect, making it easy to attend from anywhere.
Lunar Lion commences rocket engine testing
The Penn State Lunar Lion team, seeking to land a spacecraft on the moon by 2015, recently completed the important step of successfully testing its rocket engines.
Twitter posts betray illness
Tweets reveal whether you have influenza, according to Penn State researchers who have created a system for making an accurate influenza diagnosis based on an individual's publicly available Twitter data.
Registration now open for ARIA workshops
Registration is now open for the upcoming “Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) Workshop” taking place on May 21-22. The ARIA Suite of applications defines a way to make web content and web applications more accessible to people with disabilities.
Tripwire donates cybersecurity analytics cloud service to Penn State
The College of Information Sciences and Technology has received a multi-million dollar donation of software from Tripwire, a security company, for use in the school's Center for Cyber Security, Information Privacy and Trust. The LIONS Center, as it's called, performs inter-disciplinary research in cybersecurity and privacy.
Undergraduate students gathered in the HUB on April 9 to display their research via posters and short video clips.
“Game Day” is a chance for members of the Penn State community to come together to learn more about what Educational Gaming is, how to best utilize it to improve student learning, and hear how it is being leveraged across Penn State for teaching and research.
Co-inventor of the i>clicker to visit Penn State
On May 7, Mats Selen, co-inventor of the i>clicker student response system will discuss how he and his physics colleagues at the University of Illinois have used clickers, just in time teaching, and flipping the classroom methodologies to transition the traditional lecture into interactive, engaging, and effective learning experiences for his students.