Technology is a key element for achieving excellent teaching in larger
classes. In addition to incorporating materials not available on campus or in
other forms, newer technologies can help reduce the distance between teacher
and students as well as offer multiple sensory modes to accommodate a range of
learning styles. Some key questions and web resources for the use of
technology in larger classes include these:
What resources does UNIís Information Technology Services provide for
teaching larger classes, in support of classroom
What is WebCT, and how can it help me teach a larger class?
to WebCT @ UNI: What kinds of support does UNI provide for WebCT,
and how can I test the readiness of my computer for the current
How can I include in my planning for a larger class the use of
technologies such as videos, slides, computers, and web links?
Activities: What Do You Want to Use Technology For?: How do
various disciplines use technology in larger classes to achieve specific learning
objectives such as conceptual
and document analysis,
gathering and synthesis, case
labs and field trips, collaborative
learning, and still other kinds of inquiry
Web: Design for Active Learning:
How can I analyze and explain the principles I use for classroom and
electronic interactions with a larger class?