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Learning Design & Technology

Advancing USC's strategic vision for teaching with technology


Blogging in the Classroom

Blogging in the classroom? Where would you start? What is a good tool to use? How do students react to blogging? See how Dr. Colin Keaveney uses blogging inside and outside of the classroom to help his language students practice their French in a friendly environment. For more information on this Faculty Forum you may also ... Read More


Teaching with Technology Conference 2015

Learning: Quantified and Personal examines the potential of analytics and the power of strategies, such as reflection, to advance learning outcomes and prepare students for navigating a complex and data-rich environment. Join us to explore innovative learning designs and technologies that support data literacy and enable students to make strong, personalized connections with what they are ... Read More


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

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    TwT Conference Video

    For a brief look at conference happenings, please enjoy our overview video produced by our student videographers: Stefano Ganddini and Justice Haque. You may also view Dr. Leah Macfadyen’s TwT presentation below, in which she discusses the process of drawing actionable insights from data to improve teaching and drive student success. Leah Macfadyen is the Program Director for Evaluation and … Read More

    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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