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Learning Design & Technology

Advancing USC's strategic vision for teaching with technology


Connecting with USC Scholars

Do you have fifteen minutes to spend with a USC scholar? Learn about story maps, robot coaches, mobile heart health, supporting U.S. veterans, immigration trends, Boyle Heights, augmented reality, or creative thinking. Earn a digital badges for each “micro-lesson.” Find out more about Connecting with USC Scholars, an experimental project produced by Educational Technologies and ... Read More


Teaching with Technology Conference 2014

The complete TWT 2014 Program is available for download. Digital Knowledge Across the Curriculum features tools and interdisciplinary strategies for using data to advance learning outcomes and create data-driven learning experiences.  Together, we will examine a diversity of ways to represent digital knowledge that supports innovation and strengthens the connections between our traditional, physically bounded learning ... Read More


iPad Pioneers

Recently a group of cinema students, faculty and cinema production supervisors packed up for a mountain adventure. The assignment was “Mapping the landscape through image and sound.” While it is not unusual for cinema students to go out in the field to gather audio and video material, this time was a bit different. Their tool for the task was an iPad.

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    The CST is now LD&T

    The Center for Scholarly Technology (CST) has a new name. We will now be known as ITS Learning Design & Technology (LD&T). While we will can still access email sent to the address, we encourage you to send email to us directly at our new address or visit our website at

    Data-Driven Assignment Grants

    USC’s Center for Scholarly Technology welcomes proposals from faculty seeking to implement data-driven assignments in one or more Spring 2015 courses. The deadline for submissions is Sunday, November 9th, 2014. For more information, please visit the Call for Proposals page under Research and Grants.

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