WordMapper is a multilingual text annotation tool developed in 2016 by the Academic Technology for FAS team. The tool was originally designed to support the creation of annotations within side-by-side Greek/Arabic text, but can be adapted to other types of web content. Details on the application and its development are below. For more information, or to pilot this new browser-based alignment and annotation tool, contact Academic Technology for FAS at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more about WordMapper: Multilingual Text Alignment and Annotation
At this series of interactive talks, Digital Teaching Fellows from the past year of courses discuss their work and share what they learned. As a follow-up, we present a second day of in-depth workshops, diving in to several digital methodologies applicable to a classroom setting. Coffee and lunch will be provided on both days. … Read more about 2016 Digital Teaching Fellows Workshop, May 5-6, 2016
This will be a hands on workshop for those interested in Annotation Tools in Canvas, including The HarvardX Annotation Tool, CritiqueIt and VoiceThread. Please bring a laptop if you can, as we work with people interested in setting these up on their courses.
Are you interested in helping the FAS Academic Technology Group test out new tools for teaching and learning? Contact us to learn more about our expanded Spring pilots of VoiceThread, AnnotationsX, and Flashcards, each of which can be seamlessly integrated into your Canvas site.
Are you interested in helping ATG test out new tools for teaching and learning? This fall we are conducting pilots of three new tools, and would welcome more testers. Find out more about the tools and how to pilot:
ATG is collaborating with HarvardX developers to bring you the Annotation Tool that has been used in the EdX platform for MOOCs. This will allow on-campus instructors to set up text assignments within Canvas so that students can annotate and start an online dialog with classmates and instructors about interpretation of a text.
Zotero is a free plugin most commonly downloaded as a Firefox extension that helps you collect, store, and organize references for books, journal articles, websites, and other materials. Read more about Zotero
ATG has worked with a variety of courses that have used iPads with students. The applications with which we have worked are listed below. Please contact us if you have any ideas or would like us to research and test apps. Read more about iPad Apps
Explain Everything is a presentation tool app available on mobile devices. Users can design, screencast, and use an interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export. This can be used in live demos or to create and save videos for later viewing.