eLDIG is a team of instructional design and educational technology professionals ready to assist Smeal faculty and staff with their pedagogical and technological course development and delivery needs. We understand that every course has unique challenges and eLDIG works collaboratively with you to solve them. Whether you are teaching online or in-person (or something in between), transitioning or redesigning a course, or just need help applying learning technologies to your course, our philosophy is the same: It starts with YOU

The goal of the Smeal Academy is to equip everyone with best practices and strategies for teaching, learning, and technology to ensure the Smeal community is prepared to respond to the unique challenges of teaching and learning in today’s world. We do so through email correspondence, live training and informational sessions, and through virtual and face-to-face consultations.

Be sure to check your email inbox for news of upcoming live sessions and feel free to browse our content archive below.

February 2, 2023 in Smeal Academy Newsletter

AI Battles – Spring 2023 Newsletter 2

Smeal Academy Spring 2023 Connections Newsletter 2 – Artificial Intelligence and Academy Integrity: The Battle of the AIs The goal of the Smeal Academy is to equip the Smeal Community with best practices…
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March 30, 2023 in Smeal Academy Sessions

Everything I Know About Instructional Design I Learned from the Far Side

 With a career at Penn State dating back to 1984, Dr. Brett Bixler brings almost four decades of instructional design experience to his role as an instructional designer on…
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April 21, 2022 in Video Tech Tips

Using LionPath to Import Final Grades from Canvas

 This video explains how to use LionPath to pull final Grades from Canvas.. Helpful Resources Preparing Canvas Final Grades for LionPath Uploading Grades into LionPath from Canvas Smeal Academy…
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We’re Here to Help

We can help you with course design and redesign, educational technology tools such as Canvas, Zoom, and Kaltura, strategies for assessment and evaluation, best practices in online instruction, and the integration of Smeal College and university-wide resources.

Let’s start a conversation about how eLDIG can help you.

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