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Congratulations Fall 2012 graduates!

Congratulations Fall 2012 graduates!

On Friday, December 14, 26 student from the Department of Instructional Technology graduated with a Master of Science in Instructional Technology degree. This was one of the largest groups we have had in recent semesters. We wish them all the best in their career and life. The department honored the graduates with a reception before the traditional hooding ceremony, which is wonderful opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the students and to thank the family members for their support. MSIT graduates Fall 2012 Douglas Bednarczyk Matthew Brando Linda Brown Daniel Byler Allison Carpenter...

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Games and the Gamification of Learning & Instruction Workshop/ Certificate

Games and the Gamification of Learning & Instruction Workshop/ Certificate

New workshop coming soon!  Overview Based on the bestselling book, this workshop explores what is Gamification and why learning and development professionals should care? In this online workshop, you will learn how to add game elements to your online and classroom instruction to increase engagement, learner retention of content and application of knowledge on-the-job. Learn how to apply evidence and research-based tips and techniques for creating engaging instruction. Discover how research-based practices can drive immersive learning experiences and behavior change through gamification....

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Instructional Technology in Sutliff Hall

Instructional Technology in Sutliff Hall

Near the end of Spring semester the Department of Instructional Technology moved into the newly renovated Sutliff Hall with the College of Business and the Economics department.  We have a class room, computer lab, conference room and offices. Come and visit us in our new area in Sutliff...

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Instructional Technology Advisory Board Spring 2012

On April 24th, 2012 the Bloomsburg University Department of Instructional Technology hosted the Twelfth Annual Instructional Technology Specialist Advisory Council. This event featured graduate students from the Department of Instructional Technology who responded to a grant proposal by completing the application process and presenting their solutions to an expert panel of instructional technology specialists. This was a great venue to incorporates the elements of instructional technology and education. Having educational technology professionals present from area school districts added...

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Karen Swartz is retiring

Karen Swartz is retiring

Karen Swartz who has been the secretary of the department for 13 years and worked at Bloomsburg University for 27 years is retiring this week. She has been a central part of our department and she helped generations of students. We will miss her, but wish her the best in her...

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Mobile Learning Workshop

This March and April the faculty of the Department of Instructional Technology will offer an online workshop on mLearning. Using a combination of synchronous sessions and online discussions participants will be introduced to the issues that need to be considered when  implementing a successful mobile learning initiative and learn the technical foundations needed to build mobile apps in Flash and HTML. For details, follow the postings on the blog and check the...

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