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St. Thomas E-Learning And Research Center

Transforming Teaching & Learning

STELAR promotes transformative learning by engaging faculty to develop teaching practices through intentional application of technologies, new course delivery methods, and emerging research, as well as by collaborating with STELAR partners to develop systemic supports so that our St. Thomas innovation has sustainable impact.

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Academic Technology & Innovation

Our Service Areas

Instructional technologies and instructional design resources that directly support teaching and learning. This includes consulting on course design, technologies for courses, assessment and learning analytics, media recording and lecture capture, student response systems, training and student digital orientations and badge development.

Instructional Design and Course/Program Development

Implementing best practices in program and course design to expand enrollment and student choice, through online, blended, HyFlex and technology-enhanced learning environments.

Instructional Technologies

Managing robust instructional technology, media and related systems in support of learning and instruction.

Digital Learning Success & Badging

Applying Canvas and other instructional technologies to extend knowledge, skills and digital competency development opportunities online.

Research Computing & Emerging Technologies

Applying computing resources to support research and amplify the findings, and support use of emerging technologies (such as VR).

Classroom & AV Technologies

Existing campus audiovisual systems allow instructors to use multiple input and output video sources such as a dedicate classroom PC, laptop and document camera.

Video Studios & Instructional Media

STELAR members can provide guidance and tools for media production that enable instructors to develop audio and video presentations.