It’s likely that most of the people reading this post have used or heard of clickers: in-class polling systems that allow instructors to gauge student knowledge, understanding, or interest in a topic. Whether you use Poll Everywhere, Turning Point, the student-generated Cliqur system, or something else, this technology can be handy for facilitating student-centered, active… Read More Checking student understanding with Plickers
Do you have a course blog and want to explore ways to improve its functionality and/or appearance? Join the CTL staff Thursday, September 8 at the Computer Lab in NVC 11-115 to further develop your own blog. To see more details and RSVP, click here. Minimal – extensive experience levels welcome.
Here at the CTL, we run git as our version control system to patch and update the Blogs@Baruch code. Currently our workflow process is fairly linear: there is an update to a plugin or theme, a new theme needs to be deployed, a patch needs to be applied. It gets added to the codebase and… Read More CTL git workflow
Brief Overview of Heat Maps If you’ve ever checked the weather or followed an election on television, you’re probably familiar with a specific form of data visualization known as a heat map. Heat maps—graphical representations of data in which a spectrum of colors is used to represent the values of individual data points in a… Read More Creating Basic Heat Maps with Microsoft Excel