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Welcome, EDUCAUSE Instructional Technologies group members.  This is the space where you can ask your peers questions and exchange ideas, stay up-to-date on upcoming opportunities to connect with other members, and access important resources for your role. 

New to EDUCAUSE Connect? Visit the EDUCAUSE Connect Quick Start Guide to learn more about the platform.

Ready to join the conversation? You can start a new thread by visiting the Discussion tab or emailing the group at

Interested in becoming a co-facilitator for this community group? Connect with Instructional Technologies community group leader Dr. Jenna Linskens. 


Latest Discussions

  • We are fortunate to have fewer faculty using Flip than many other institutions, but only because we've had multiple tools available that overlap. Flip(grid), natch goReact, which allows for recording, ...

  • Hi Adam, we have RCE enabled in comments in Canvas and so users embed a Kaltura video in their Discussion posts, and then others reply with a video embedded in their posts. It's clunky but it works. Certainly ...

  • This abrupt change is challenging for institutions where many faculty have been trained to use Flipgrid, especially as it affects current and future courses relying on the tool for graded assignments. ...

  • Here's their message on Twitter: To save you from clicking: The Flip Camera is moving to Teams for Education, we are retiring ...

  • I couldn't find anything about it on Flip's website or Microsoft's website. I only found mentions of it on social media. I found a link to the letter on Instagram too. ...

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  • Reminder: No Coffee Shop Hours for June and July

    The Instructional Design Community Group Facilitators remind you that we will not be hosting a June or July Coffee Shop Hour. We are taking this time to rest, rejuvenate, and relax and we hope you are too. 

    We look forward to seeing you on August 21, 2024 for our next Coffee Shop Hour. 

  • Join Your Colleagues for the 2024 Educause Teaching & Learning Symposium (Online Event)

    Dear Colleagues,

    I am excited to announce the 2024 EDUCAUSE Teaching and Learning Symposium, which will bring together our community of higher education teaching and learning professionals for an immersive and engaging online conference of shared learning and storytelling on June 12.

    With a theme of “Balancing Humanity and Technology: AI in the Classroom,” the symposium will feature inspiring plenary sessions, collaborative design sessions, and playful networking as we apply our collective human intelligence to understanding the transformative potential—and accompanying risks—of AI in the higher education classroom.

    Join your teaching and learning colleagues as we explore questions like:

    • How can AI create capacity in the design and delivery of instruction and assessment?

    • What innovative assessment and teaching strategies leverage AI and lead to the advancement of critical and creative thinking skills?

    • How do data and digital literacy play a role in the ethics of AI in the classroom?

    • And many more.

    Even better, you’ll come away from the symposium with plans for action that you can pilot on your campus related to AI in the classroom. 

    Register today to reserve your virtual seat!

  • Final INST TECH Coffee Shop of the Academic Year - May 15

    Join members of the Instructional Technologies Community Group for the final Coffee Shop conversation for the 2023-24 academic year on May 15 at 12:00 pm EST / 9:00 am PST. 

    We will have faculty from different disciplines share how they used AI in their teaching this year, the challenges they experienced, the lessons learned, and what they are hoping to explore next academic year. Hear how they addressed student concerns, academic integrity, and setting class expectations.