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Some of the newsworthy things happening at Academic Technologies.

 


 

Fall Convocation 2019: At the Nexus of Design, Medicine and Education

The newest members of our design team and recent Bachelor of Design graduates Trina Bloemen and Cody Wesley are already using design to impact people’s lives.

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Academic Technologies Pursues Educational Innovation

When Academic Technologies first launched about six years ago, its mandate was to create and implement a learning management system, an online way of organizing course material. That mandate has changed considerably, to reflect the needs and wishes of a tech-savvy and information-hungry world, both on campus and beyond.

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Digital Anatomy Showcase 2.0

Academic Technologies and U of A Libraries will be hosting a second event for showcasing digital anatomy teaching tools. We are seeking your input.

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3D Visualization of Heart Disease – Featured in the Folio

A child with a congenital heart disease had undergone a heart transplant, and wanted to see his original heart. We created one anatomical model to help explain to the family their child's particular condition. We wanted to make this child feel special, and so we asked if he would like his heart created as anything in particular–and so we turned his heart into a Tie Fighter from Star Wars, equipped with wings and blasters.

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FoMD Moodle Migration

Moodle is moving! FoMD Moodle is migrating to the central eClass platform. If you have a course in FoMD Moodle that you wish to move to eClass, please fill in the following form:

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Kaltura Video Replacement

We are consolidating our lecture capture and video hosting systems and will no longer be using Kaltura as of June 1, 2019. If you have existing videos in the Kaltura system that you wish to download, please complete the following form by May 20, 2019. You will be sent an email with links to all of your videos for downloading.