The Brigham Young University Center for Instructional Design is accepting applications for its 2004 Teaching and Learning With Technology Fellowship through Monday, May 3.
The Faculty Fellowship is a one-year program that brings together a select group of faculty who explore how technology may improve teaching and learning in their courses. Faculty who receive the fellowship will have an opportunity to work with consultants and staff from the Center for Instructional Design.
They may be tiny weapons, but BYU’s holography research group has figured out how to create lightsabers — green for Yoda and red for Darth Vader, naturally — with actual luminous beams rising from them.
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