Tag Archives: technology

Learning to code, swiftly

All innovators have vision, but some lack the technical skills to build their vision. Learn to Program Using Swift for iOS Development (Flatworld, 2018), a textbook by BC Associate Professor of Information Systems John Gallaugher, presents a different way to learn … Continue reading

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Engaging first-gen college students

Digital tools can help ensure the academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, according to a new book co-authored by BC Lynch School of Education Associate Professor Heather Rowan-Kenyon, Lynch School of Education Professor … Continue reading

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Read me a story

Bedtime stories are an evening ritual that can transport children and adults alike to lands of fantasy, adventure, and mystery. But increasingly busy family schedules and the demands of work are encroaching on this tradition. To solve that quandry, BC … Continue reading

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Leading online and off

Effective school leaders see today’s myriad digital distractions—email, websites, apps, tweet—as calls to action and learning opportunities, according to Stephen J. Valentine and Reshan Richards, co-authors of Blending Leadership: Six Simple Beliefs for Leading Online and Off (Jossey-Bass, 2016). Drawing on … Continue reading

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Leading schools in the technology age

Leading Online: Leading the Learning, Leading by Learning, an e-book co-authored by BC alumnus Stephen Valentine and Dr. Reshan Richards, seeks to help school leaders improved their skills in a rapidly changing, technology-driven landscape. This book will guide educational administrators who … Continue reading

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Technology & student engagement

Anya Kamenetz, author of Generation Debt and DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, will be discussing “How Technology can Facilitate Faculty & Student Engagement” on Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. in O’Neill Library, Main reading … Continue reading

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Discovering Joyce’s Dublin

The Dublin of 1904, explored by Leopold Bloom in James Joyce’s Ulysses, is now accessible to the tech-savvy inhabitants of the 21st century thanks to JoyceWays, a multimedia virtual tour created by Boston College undergraduates with the help of BC … Continue reading

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