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Samantha Harlow: Maternity Leave

I will be taking maternity leave starting next week.  Please send all HPU instructional technology request to Kaitlyn Reish ( or HPU Library requests (including media instruction) to Kathy Shields ( I wish everyone a happy holidays and a great new year! Post by Samantha Harlow, Media & Digital Resource Librarian Click HERE to return to the […]
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Faculty Workshop: Visual Resources

HPU Libraries is hosting a series of faculty workshops online, in order to make it easier for faculty to attend.  The third in the series is coming up tomorrow, Wednesday November 19th at 12pm.  This session is on “Visual Resources” and is hosted by Samantha Harlow, Media Librarian and Bob Fitzgerald, ILL and Reference Librarian for HPU Libraries.  This […]
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Faculty Workshop: 10 Things Faculty Should Know When Assigning Research

HPU Libraries is hosting a series of faculty workshops online, in order to make it easier for faculty to attend.  The first in the series is coming up the week after HPU Fall Break, Wednesday October 29th at 12pm.  This session is on “10 Things Faculty Should Know when Assigning Research” and is hosted by Kathy Shields, […]
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Faculty Workshop: Streaming Resources

HPU Libraries is hosting a series of faculty workshops online, in order to make it easier for faculty to attend.  The first in the series is coming up next week, Wednesday September 24th at 12pm.  This session is on Streaming Resources at High Point University and is hosted by me, Samantha Harlow, Media & Digital […]
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HPU Libraries Q&A and Workshops

The end of the summer  is approaching, which means it is the perfect time of year to get in touch with your librarians.  Next week, Tuesday August 19th through Friday August 22nd, HPU faculty are getting trained on Starfish Retention Solutions in the Instruction Lab at Smith Library.  To take advantage of faculty already being […]
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HPU Libraries Faculty Workshops

Now that many HPU faculty had the pleasure of workshopping with Jose Bowen on technology and education, it’s time to start thinking about how to incorporate more technology and resources into your classroom.  HPU Libraries will be hosting a series of end of the semester faculty workshops (starting Tuesday, May 6th) to help with research, […]
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Digital Pedagogy Initiative: Digital Learning Exhibition

Last week HPU’s Digital Pedagogy Initiative (DPI) held a Digital Learning Exhibition, where HPU faculty showed off teaching and technology projects through a poster session in Slane. From the DPI Website: “The Digital Learning Exhibition was held on Wednesday, April 2, from 1:00-2:00. The exhibition showcased how HPU students and faculty are using digital technologies to advance […]
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Digital Pedagogy Initiative: Flipped Classroom Panel

HPU’s Digital Pedagogy Initiative (DPI) is a component of the 2013-2014 Think BIG Active Learning and Engaged Pedagogy Initiative.  The DPI supports and incentivizes pedagogical innovation in the realm of digital technologies. Their aim is to support any HPU faculty member who wants to learn how to integrate digital tools into a course or wants to share […]
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HPU Flipped Classroom Presentation

Recently Sam and Kaitlyn did a presentation to HPU faculty on creating your own content for flipped classrooms.  This presentation covers screencast and recording software such as Jing, Screencast-O-Matic, Camtasia, and YouTube.  It also covers uploading and embedding video into Blackboard and alternative methods of uploading larger videos using the W or pacific drive. Here […]
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Welcome to HPU’s Instructional Technology Blog!

We are excited to introduce a new instructional technology blog for High Point University, being run by Samantha Harlow (HPU Libraries) and Kaitlyn Reish (Information Technology Training Specialist). We hope that this blog will allow professors to engage in new ideas for teaching and promote innovative classroom engagement.  We will try and keep this blog […]
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