Posted by: Gregory Linton | 10/25/2019

Higher Ed Resource of the Week: Intentional Tech

On September 26, West Virginia University Press released Intentional Tech: Principles to Guide the Use of Educational Technology in College Teaching by Derek Bruff. Bruff is the director of the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching. For years, he maintained a blog in which he provided tips for incorporating student response systems and other technologies in the classroom. In this book, he explores seven research-based principles for matching technology to pedagogy in the following chapters:

  1. Times for Telling
  2. Practice and Feedback
  3. Thin Slices of Learning
  4. Knowledge Organizations
  5. Multimodal Assignments
  6. Learning Communities
  7. Authentic Audiences

The 240-page book is available on Amazon for $24.99.

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