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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. 

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


Latest Discussions

  • Who has data about how students like (or don't like) online (synchronous or totally asynchronous) courses? I have anecdotal information that many students "hate" zoom classes and aren't disciplined ...

  • There has been an increase in AI powered Chrome plugins that let students essentially "speed run" a quiz, where the plugin scrapes the text of the question and the answers, runs those through ChatGPT, ...

  • It depends a bit, but in general, one of three avenues happen: If it's a software the university has a license to, we'll pay (albeit usually some of those funds come from students' technology fees). ...

  • Students pay - it's basically added to their tuition bill. Wendy Lampner

  • Hi Wendy So who pays? Does the instruction pay from the course fees or do students pay through a link from your LMS? Andrea

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  • Join us for last Coffee Shop Hour before summer break!

    We will wrap up the spring academic semester with a discussion on supporting faculty. We will have some special guests to help guide the conversation. 

    *Note that not all Coffee Shop Hour sessions are recorded. Please check the CG Files for any special recordings.

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  • Join us for a monthly Coffee Shop Chat

    The INSTTECH CG co-leaders are excited to invite you to a Virtual Coffee Shop Chat on the 4th Thursday of every month at 3:30 pm EST. More information and a Zoom link can be found in the Community Events tab.

    This meeting is for all INSTTECH CG members. If you have new staff that could benefit from the network connections, then we invite you to pass along this invitation to any colleagues.  

    Bring your lunch, coffee, tea, and ideas! We look forward to seeing you at our next Coffee Shop Chat.  

    Please reach out to the co-chairs if you have any questions or need any accommodations