Access and Immersive Van Gogh

I recently went to the Immersive Van Gogh exhibit, conceptualized and designed by Massimiliano Siccardi to display Van Gogh’s paintings in a new way and reintroduce them to the public with information about his life and experiences. The exhibit has received both stellar reviews of beauty and presentation and criticisms Read more…

Catme Smarter Teamwork


Chris Paradise from the Biology Department talks about how he uses CATME. If group work is essential to your course, you may want to set up groups and allow students to give each other peer feedback using CATME. Students take a survey that you create and the answers are used Read more…

Yan Zhuang from the Computer Science and Mathematics Departments talks about he uses is an annotation tool used to collaboratively or individually annotate PDFs and web pages. It is open source software. You and students can create free accounts or you can use inside of Moodle without having Read more…

WordPress Blogs

Rachel Pang from the Religious Studies Department talks about how she uses WordPress Blogs. WordPress is a blogging / website tool where students can create blogs to discuss topics. WordPress is an open source software that is available through institutional hosting a.k.a Davidson Domains.


Laura Sockol from the Psychology Department talks about how she uses Slack. Slack is a communication tool for class announcements, questions, discussion, etc. There is a free version and can be used on an App on your computer and /or phone.


Peter Penar from the Political Science Department talks about how he uses Flipgrid. Flipgrid is video-based discussion forum. It is a Microsoft product with a free education license. It can be accessed through the web or with a mobile App.

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Susana Wadgymar from the Biology Department talks about how she uses Moodle. Moodle can be used for a variety of things including organizing course material, due dates, and grades. Moodle is Davidson’s Learning Management System or LMS. It is open source software and we have institutional hosting through eThink.