Welcome to The CITE -- a blog on Course materials, Innovation, and Technology in Education, created by Mark Nelson and now part of the Publications Department of the National Association of College Stores. CITE is a pun with multiple meanings - referring to cite as in citation, something people reference; site as in location, website, or place people go to; and sight as in foresight or looking ahead to what is coming. Comments, discussion, feedback and ideas are welcome.

Friday, February 1, 2013

Teachers Learn Technology from Students

Dr. Roland Rios, director of instructional technology, Fort Sam Houston Independent School District, San Antonio, TX, faced the challenge of training faculty on new technology tools on a limited budget. His solution, captured in a video by TechSmith Corp., was to create a team of student interns to instruct teachers on how to put the technology to best use.

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