Alexandria Hosts the Human Library Project

Alexandria Hosts the Human Library Project

In an effort to promote diversity and change perspectives about different people and cultures, NOVA’s Alexandria Campus hosted its second Human Library Project event October 25 and 26. Technology Innovation in Learning and Teaching (TILT) organized the event, which was sponsored by Student Life. This year’s library consisted of 35 human books; the books are people who have volunteered their time and their stories to … Continue reading Alexandria Hosts the Human Library Project

Disability Services and TILT to Host Assistive Technologies Workshop

The Office of Disability Services and Technology Innovation in Learning and Teaching (TILT) is co-hosting the following workshop: Webinar — Making Your Digital Course Content Accessible for Everyone! Date: April 21 Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: Virtual During this webinar, you will learn how to make your digital course content created with Microsoft Office, Adobe PDFs and Blackboard accessible to all students. Upon … Continue reading Disability Services and TILT to Host Assistive Technologies Workshop

Disability Services and TILT to Host Assistive Technologies Workshops

The Office of Disability Services and Technology Innovation in Learning and Teaching (TILT) is co-hosting the following workshop: Webinar — Making Your Digital Course Content Accessible for Everyone! Date: April 21 Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: Virtual During this webinar, you will learn how to make your digital course content created with Microsoft Office, Adobe PDFs and Blackboard accessible to all students. Upon … Continue reading Disability Services and TILT to Host Assistive Technologies Workshops

Disability Services and TILT to Host Assistive Technologies Workshops

The Office of Disability Services and Technology Innovation in Learning and Teaching (TILT) are co-hosting these workshops for the month of April: Workshop — Assistive Technologies Across the Curriculum: Guiding Students With Accommodations Toward Success Date: April 6 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Location: Alexandria Campus, AA 158 At this workshop, you will learn the skills and know-how to work with students who use assistive … Continue reading Disability Services and TILT to Host Assistive Technologies Workshops

Alexandria Hosts Panel Discussion with Virginia Delegates

Alexandria Hosts Panel Discussion With Virginia Delegates

As part of Constitution and Citizenship Week, the Alexandria Campus hosted “The Implications of the Voting Rights Act” on September 13. The event was an engaging panel discussion and a call to action with speakers Delegate Charniele Herring (D-46th), Delegate Mark Levine (D-45th) and Legal Assisting Professor Kelly Hebron. Liberal Arts Dean Jimmie McClellan facilitated the discussion which attracted more than 100 students and faculty … Continue reading Alexandria Hosts Panel Discussion With Virginia Delegates

Alexandria Hosts Olympics-themed Campus Convocation

Alexandria Hosts Olympics-Themed Campus Convocation

On August 18, the Alexandria Campus kicked off the fall 2016 semester and welcomed faculty, staff and newly appointed Provost M. Annette Haggray during its campus convocation at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center. The morning started with a light breakfast and resource fair in the Forum Gallery where faculty and staff were given the opportunity to speak with different departments and … Continue reading Alexandria Hosts Olympics-Themed Campus Convocation

Assistive Technology Across the Campus Workshop

Assistive Technology Across the Campus Workshop

On July 26, the Alexandria Campus Learning and Technology Resources Division hosted the Assistive Technology Across the Campus (ATAC) Workshop. The workshop was a collaboration between Disability Support Services (DSS), the Alexandria Library and Technology Innovation Learning Teaching (TILT). The workshop introduced faculty and staff to a wide range of assistive technology, as well as discussed best practices for assisting students with disabilities that require technology accommodations. The … Continue reading Assistive Technology Across the Campus Workshop

Crossing the Finish Line

Crossing the Finish Line

During the month of February, the Alexandria Campus provided two Graduation Preparation Workshops for students who are applying for graduation in the spring or summer 2016 semesters. The workshops started in 2013 as a collaborative initiative between the Alexandria and Annandale Counseling Departments for continuing students. Other participating departments in the initiative included Admissions and Records, Barnes and Noble Campus Bookstore and Financial Aid. One goal … Continue reading Crossing the Finish Line

TILT Hosts Inaugural Digital Learning Day for Maturals

TILT Hosts Inaugural Digital Learning Day for Maturals

Technology Innovation in Learning and Teaching (TILT), formerly Instructional Support and Development, is a division of the Learning and Technology Resources (LTR) Division. On May 1, TILT hosted its first Digital Learning Day for the Maturals, lifelong-learning senior citizens. Cyber Seniors participated in breakout sessions to learn about Facebook, Twitter, iPad basics, navigating the computer/Internet and digital video editing. Team TILT and six Alexandria Campus … Continue reading TILT Hosts Inaugural Digital Learning Day for Maturals

TILT Center Officially Open for Business

TILT Center Officially Open for Business

The Technology Innovation in Learning and Teaching (TILT), formerly Instructional Support and Development, unveiled its new active learning space with a ribbon cutting ceremony March 26. TILT is part of the Learning and Technology Resources (LTR) Division. Located on the Alexandria Campus in Bisdorf AA337 and AA343, the new area features a multimedia creative studio complete with green screen capabilities. Students, faculty members and support … Continue reading TILT Center Officially Open for Business