Marrying Technology and Education a Reason to Celebrate

<onCampus> The start of the fall quarter has been dubbed the time to celebrate the university’s advancement, technologically speaking. So let’s hear a rousing "hurrah!" for the handheld electronic voting clicker!

Wait a minute. We’ve been there and seen those, right? These aren’t exactly new. When they are used on the results show of “America’s Funniest Home Videos” you know this technology is already mainstream.

Yes, but not in an educational setting, said Victoria Getis, director of the Digital Union, so it’s an achievement at Ohio State worth noting during the Office of the Chief Information Officer’s Year of eLearning — an idea promoted by Provost Joe Alutto so the university could highlight the benefits and successes of technology in its classrooms and laboratories and encourage further adoption. Read More...

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