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Choosing the Right WordPress Theme

Choosing the Right WordPress Theme

WordPress is a powerhouse when it comes to creating websites.  But creating a great website is not easy. One of the difficult and most important decisions you make as a WordPress user is choosing your website’s theme. How do you make this choice with so many options out there? Below is a list of four things […]

Become a FIT Studio Cardholder and Get Swag!

Become a FIT Studio Cardholder and Get Swag!

Everybody loves getting free swag, and we love seeing your faces stop by the FIT Studio. So to get the best of both worlds, we’ve created our FIT Frequent Visitor card. Every time you stop by the studio and work with us, we’ll give your card a punch. Once you’ve gotten all 10 punches, you’ll […]

Make CI Learn Quicker with Qwickly

Make CI Learn Quicker with Qwickly

You may or may not have noticed a new panel the last time that you logged into your CI Learn titled Qwickly. If you haven’t noticed it, you’re going to want to, because it’s about to make your experience in CI Learn a lot better. What is it? Qwickly is a new tool that allows […]

Confused between “THAT” app and “THIS” tool?  We’ve got it under control for you

Confused between “THAT” app and “THIS” tool? We’ve got it under control for you

Greetings!  We’re nearing the end of the semester and if you’re like me, you might be pretty overwhelmed by that end-of-semester to-do list.  And, while you may have read or heard about some cool digital tools that you want to explore over the summer as you build or revise your courses…. darn it… you’ve forgotten the name of […]

Making vibrant videos

Making vibrant videos

It wasn’t long ago that I began imagining the varied benefits that creating videos can provide for connecting with and teaching students:  a personalized introduction to students about me and the course, a tour of the syllabus, an overview of the upcoming module, a microlecture on a course topic, and more.  Imagining the possibilities was fun […]

Add Some Flavor to Your CI Learn Course

Add Some Flavor to Your CI Learn Course

An often overlooked feature of CI Learn is the ability to customize the look and feel of your courses, as well as the navigation. By doing these simple tweaks you can make it easier to differentiate your courses, enhance usability for both you and your students, and also give your course it’s own flavor. Here […]

Scaffolding isn’t just useful in construction

Scaffolding isn’t just useful in construction

Last semester I took a risk with by getting “creative” with an assignment technology-wise and… failed.  In my Liberal Studies Capstone Course, I assigned students what I thought was a clearly structured,  outcomes-based assignment that would require them to articulate their personal philosophy on leadership in a well-crafted digital story.    I found a great resource […]

5 Essential Elements in CI Learn

5 Essential Elements in CI Learn

While the current semester is coming to an end, the new semester’s courses in CI Learn are available and before you know it it’ll be time to get those courses ready for students. Moving forward with successful course design in mind, here are 5 essential elements in a CI Learn course.

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