Molecular and Cellular Biology

Nanopore Sequencing

HUIT Supports Cutting-Edge Bioinformatics Research Tools in a Freshman Seminar

January 9, 2017

By Daniel Jamous, Senior Instructional Technologist, Academic Technology for FAS 
In Fall 2016, two HUIT groups – Academic Technology for FAS and the division of IT Support Services responsible for managing Harvard’s computer classrooms – collaborated to provide students with in-class access to cutting-edge bioinformatics research tools. … Read more about HUIT Supports Cutting-Edge Bioinformatics Research Tools in a Freshman Seminar

Turning Point Technologies remote clicker

Using Clickers with Canvas

April 13, 2016

By Daniel Jamous, Senior Instructional Technologist for FAS ATG

One of the benefits resulting from the adoption of the Canvas Learning Management System has been the integration with third-party tools.

An example of this is the Turning Technologies clicker registration app. For several years, many courses in FAS, particularly in the Sciences, have used Turning Technologies clickers in the classroom to make lectures more interactive and to gauge students’ understanding of the materials through polling. In… Read more about Using Clickers with Canvas

3D

From 3-dimensional image capture to stereoscopic visualization and from anthropology to biochemistry, 3D imagery can help students understand some concepts and objects much more quickly.