Building Collaborations: Digital Learning in the ACS

Building Collaborations: Digital Learning in the ACS

Amanda Hagood, Director of Blended Learning with the Associated Colleges of the South, discusses opportunities for building collaborations within the consortium.

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Tech Connects Us – Blended Learning and Videoconferencing Deployments in Higher Education

Tech Connects Us – Blended Learning and Videoconferencing Deployments in Higher Education

AV Technology editor Margot Douaihy hosts “Tech Connects Us,” a podcast exploring the ways technology can enhance real-time collaboration, creative problem solving, social engagement, civic responsibility, and mission-critical communication.

Margot talks with Hendrix College’s CIO David Hinson about the challenges and benefits of blended-learning and videoconferencing deployments in higher education.

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Associated Colleges of the South CIO Google+ Hangout

A panel of technologists (Bob Johnson – CIO Rhodes College, Vicki Sells – CIO Sewanee / University of the South, Pat Schoknecht – CIO Rollins College, and David J. Hinson, CIO Hendrix College) from the Associated Colleges of the South, discussing Technology, Tools, and Tactics.

In our first Hangout, we discussed the relationship between Technology and the Liberal Arts, Blended Learning, and how MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) fit into the residential liberal arts experience.

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“We are no longer bound …

“We are no longer bound by four walls. We can have an engaged conversation with someone many hundreds or even thousands of miles away just as if they are sitting here at the podium,” says David Hinson, Executive Vice President at Hendrix College.

Story from KTHV in Litte Rock, on Jay Barth’s Political Parties and Elections class being conducted from the DNC.

This was conducted from one of the new HD Teleconference classrooms we equipped over the summer, in the Mills B auditorium of Hendrix College.