Connect Your Classroom
IgnitEd now makes it easier than ever before to incorporate curriculum from around the world into your classroom. With just a few clicks you can connect to approximately 200 different globally-located Jesuit universities and institutions with the use of case studies, videos, podcasts and more. IgnitEd is an invaluable resource that can aid you with finding the perfect curricular tools, creating the perfect opportunity for your students to benefit from the centuries of Jesuit experience and tradition.
“A case study is a tool for experiential learning, which is often more powerful when students are involved and actively contribute to the case discussion.”
Associate Professor in Marketing and Dean at ESADE Business School (Barcelona, CA)
Current Learning Opportunities for Faculty
Introduction to Google Drive – Professionals
Google Drive “brings it all together” by sharing and synchronizing your files across multiple devices. This Introduction to Google Drive will give you the basics of what you need to know to do this. One-hour, self-paced and online you will have access to Introduction to Google Drive for 30 days.
Introduction to Google Docs – Professionals
This course will give participants an overview of the free digital tools associated with Google Drive and Google Docs. Participants will learn how to use Google Docs as a free cloud based content creation tool that is similar to Microsoft Word. Google Docs allows professionals to work collaboratively in real time from any location.
Introduction to Digital Storytelling – Professionals
Capture the essence of your business’ value proposition and your culture by becoming skilled in digital story telling. Introduction to Digital Storytelling is a self-paced, one-hour course. Access to Introduction to Digital Storytelling is for 30-days.
Introduction to Chromebooks – Professionals
Self-paced and online, the Introduction to Chromebooks is a one-hour course that will help you learn the basics of the Chromebook and how it can be used to get the most for your business. It’s different from traditional PCs and Macs which can be of benefit to how you and your employees work and get things done.
Using Tablets, Cell Phones, and Chromebooks for Formative Assessments
How frustrating is it when students are texting in class rather than paying attention to your lectures? Turn the tables and make those phones, tablets, and Chromebooks work for you! This course provides a guide to help teachers design instructional materials that integrate these devices into the class structure. This course will include exposure to helpful online pedagogical tools such as Poll Everywhere, Socrative, Quizlet, QR codes and more. These platforms can help you create quizzes, games, polls, and discussion boards to engage student’s attention while training them on how to effectively use technology for educational purposes.
Social Media in the Classroom with Schoology
Facebook is a great way to foster collaboration and practice digital literacy skills, but often we don’t want to breach certain levels of privacy associated with Facebook accounts. Instead, Schoology offers the same look and feel as Facebook, but in an isolated environment. In this course you’ll learn how to create a Schoology account and class to use in place of Facebook Groups. Teach students online etiquette while they interact with a digital space to access your classes, handouts, complete assignments, and see what’s on your classroom calendar.
Social Media in the Classroom with Edmodo
Integrate Social Media into your classroom to teach digital literacy skills without the privacy concerns tied to Facebook. Edmodo is a digital tool for teachers and students to experience how to navigate features associated with Social Media in a controlled and private environment. This course will instruct users on how to create Edmodo classes, add files, create assignments, and manage a classroom calendar.
Ruby on Rails Web Developer
The Ruby on Rails Developer Complete Video Course introduces participants to building dynamic, database-backed web applications with the popular Rails web framework. Participants receive hands-on experience planning, designing, coding, securing, testing, and deploying dynamic web applications. Participants also learn how to use Rails-flavored Ruby language features, Git, Heroku, and other valuable web development tools. Once complete, students will have the basic skills necessary to work as a web application developer with Rails.
MEAN Stack Web Developer
IT Network Professional with Comp TIA N+
Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Network+ training offers mid-level IT certification for network professionals. Designed to ensure competency of network technicians in configuring and supporting TCP/IP clients and the OSI model, CompTIA N+ training and certification ensures participants have the skills necessary for hardware setup, network design, cabling, configuration, installation, troubleshooting and support.