Tufts University’s Educational Technology Services (ETS) is a part of Tufts Technology Services. ETS is a university-wide service group which supports faculty in using technology for teaching. We focus on helping with the meaningful integration of technology into academic programs and courses by:

Tufts Educational Technology Innovation Seed Grant

Tufts Educational Technology Services (ETS) is excited to announce the start of the Educational Technology Innovation Seed Grant, a new partnership opportunity for instructors. The goal of the Innovation Seed Grant is to provide the financial, resource, and planning support necessary for the implementation of new and creative technology-based enhancements that improve the learning experience of students at Tufts.

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ETS Calendar of Workshops, Trainings, and Drop-Ins for Tufts Faculty

Hypothesis – Leveraging Social Annotation in the Age of AI
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The emergence of cutting-edge technologies, like ChatGPT, has sparked a critical conversation throughout the education industry. In this workshop, the Hypothesis team will show you how to leverage social annotation to encourage authentic, process-oriented engagement with your course materials. They’ll also share best practices for using social annotation with AI writing tools and demonstrate how to set up Hypothesis-enabled readings in your LMS. Participants can expect to leave the webinar armed with concrete assignments to implement in your courses right away.

Register for the Hypothesis webinar here!
Digital Whiteboard Workshop
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Have you been hearing about whiteboard tools such as Zoom’s new whiteboard, and the tool called Mural? In this workshop Tufts ETS staff will introduce you to these two tools which are available to all Tufts faculty, instructors, and students. We’ll offer ideas for using whiteboards for teaching and student engagement. We’ll also open up discussion for you to share your experience with whiteboard tools.

Register for the Digital Whiteboard workshop here!

Poll Everywhere Workshop
Nov 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Have you ever asked your class a question and received blank stares? In this online training session, we’ll show you how to create interactive lessons with Poll Everywhere. We’ll discuss how you can create and deliver questions that students can answer with any device. This allows you to engage students and track their learning in real time so you can deliver timely feedback.

Register in advance for this Poll Everywhere workshop!

Advance your video editing with Camtasia
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Do you create educational videos? Have you ever wanted to take your productions to the next level? Join us for a one-hour introduction to Camtasia, an intuitive and powerful editing platform. We’ll discuss how to record then edit together multiple videos, annotate them, and handle audio issues. Investing in learning Camtasia will pay off in the more effective and engaging videos you’ll be able to create.

Register for the Camtasia workshop here!

Kaltura Workshop
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to create videos for your students without needing to know advanced editing software? Kaltura Capture is available in Canvas and allows you to record your screen, webcam, and voice and then share the video with your class. In this webinar, we’ll discuss the research on what makes a good recorded lecture, and teach you the technical skills to create one.

Register in advance for this Kaltura workshop!