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Louisiana Tech improves student outcomes with Mediasite for hybrid learning

The school year looks markedly different this time around for Louisiana Tech University, but campus leaders are confident they have the perfect mix of synchronous and asynchronous learning tools to provide the same quality education their students expect. Instructors are using Mediasite lecture videos and real-time Zoom calls to continue teaching and learning and improve student outcomes.

Bradford-Robinson reminds graduates of the importance of unity

Bradford-Robinson reminds graduates of the importance of unity

In her address to Louisiana Tech University’s Fall 2020 graduates, Bertha Bradford-Robinson advocated for unity despite the differences between people. The commencement speaker addressed graduates in the colleges of Business and Engineering and Science Friday night and in the colleges of Applied and Natural Sciences, Education, and Liberal Arts this morning.

COE faculty member presents at NSTA conference

Whether the size of a golf ball or a pellet, these chunks of ice can do damage to person and property, but they are a fascinating weather phenomenon. Because of the interest, one Louisiana Tech College of Education faculty member recently spoke about how to engage middle schoolers in understanding hail and other weather concepts.

Louisiana Tech partners with Discovery Education to launch online graduate courses to support Louisiana educators

Louisiana Tech partners with Discovery Education to launch online graduate courses to support Louisiana educators

Louisiana Tech University today announced the launch of four new online graduate courses designed to support current educators teaching in the online learning environment across the state of Louisiana. Created in partnership with Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, the four courses will lead to a graduate certificate in online teaching and learning and also apply toward a master’s degree.

Bertha Bradford-Robinson, ’76, to give Fall Commencement Address

Bertha Bradford-Robinson, ’76, to give Fall Commencement Address

In order to maintain appropriate physical distancing within the Thomas Assembly Center, graduates will be divided into two groups by colleges – Friday, Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m.: College of Business and College of Engineering and Science; and Saturday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m.: College of Applied and Natural Sciences, College of Education, and College of Liberal Arts. Tickets will be required to attend any of the weekend’s ceremonies.