Category: Teaching News

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Seminar: The Flipped Classroom and the New Student Learning Path: how improvements in technology have changed the economics classroom

Dr. José J. Vázquez-Cognet is one of the authors of material in the FlipIt Econ product available through MacMillan that we saw demonstrated earlier in the semester, and uses the product to teach a 900 student section of principles of Economics. He will make a formal presentation on Monday, April 18 from 3:40-5:00 pm in … Continue reading Seminar: The Flipped Classroom and the New Student Learning Path: how improvements in technology have changed the economics classroom

Register Today for the Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators (Apr. 18-May 8)

With campuses now under fire for their course content not complying with 504, 508 and WACG2.0 guidelines, it is timely to visit the topic of accessibility in the educational setting. This MOOC introduces the importance of accessibility as an essential communication tool to provide equal, barrier-free access to information for educational institutions. Participants will be … Continue reading Register Today for the Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators (Apr. 18-May 8)

Panel: How to Manage Disruptive or Distressed Students in Your Classroom

Join our conversation on Thursday, April 7 from 12:10 – 1:00p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall to discuss how student stress, depression, and anxiety often manifest themselves as disruptive and distressed behaviors. Reducing stress, depression, and anxiety increases student engagement, ability to learn, and the mental health and well being of our communities. This panel will provide … Continue reading Panel: How to Manage Disruptive or Distressed Students in Your Classroom

TurningPoint 5 phased out after May 2016, an alternative clicker solution determined shortly

The company that provides the TurningPoint 5 software, Turning Technologies, has discontinued support of the TP5 software.  Consequently, ISU support staff will no longer be able to provide support past the end of the Spring 2016 semester.  In an effort to be proactive to this change, CELT and ITS conducted a pilot of alternative clicker … Continue reading TurningPoint 5 phased out after May 2016, an alternative clicker solution determined shortly

Registration Open: National Conference on Diversity, Race & Learning on May 2 & 3

The Ohio State University’s Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer, Professor Sharon L. Davies cordially invites you to join us for The Ohio State University’s 22nd Annual National Conference on Diversity, Race & Learning Monday, May 2 (Pre-Conference) and Tuesday, May 3 (Conference) For more info & to register, visit National Conference on Diversity, Race … Continue reading Registration Open: National Conference on Diversity, Race & Learning on May 2 & 3

Seeking Proposals for the Spring 2017 ISU Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) Research Streams

The Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) at ISU introduces freshman undergraduates to authentic research. The goal is to engage more freshmen students in doing science, increase their enthusiasm for science and start to develop the skills involved in asking scientific questions that can be systematically investigated. To reach a large number of freshmen students, the FRI … Continue reading Seeking Proposals for the Spring 2017 ISU Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) Research Streams

Call for Proposals: Symposium for Part-time, Adjunct, and Contingent Educators (SPACE)

Saturday, June 18, 2016 • Atlanta, Georgia   Kennesaw State University’s Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning with the support of the University System of Georgia would like you to know about an exciting new conference that will be taking place this summer in Atlanta! The Symposium for Part-time, Adjunct, and Contingent Educators (SPACE) … Continue reading Call for Proposals: Symposium for Part-time, Adjunct, and Contingent Educators (SPACE)

Enroll Now: Accessibility – Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) will be hosting three discussions for participants of the online course Accessibility: Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners.  This course, and our discussions, will help University community members to develop the knowledge and skills needed to design learning experiences that promote inclusive learning environments. During … Continue reading Enroll Now: Accessibility – Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners

Live Webinar: Formative Assessment as a Means of Gauging Student Understanding

Once you have clear learning objectives for students, you can better measure what they know coming into your class, and observe where they are currently. The use of formative assessment as a diagnostic tool helps everyone, by giving students multiple opportunities to practice and self-assess their skills and knowledge in a developmental way before they … Continue reading Live Webinar: Formative Assessment as a Means of Gauging Student Understanding

Call for Proposals 17th Annual Midwest SoTL Conference

The 17th Annual Midwest Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Save the Date: Friday, April 1, 2016 @ Indiana University South Bend. 2016 Theme: “Transforming Teaching through SoTL” How has engaging in SoTL improved your teaching and student learning? Proposals on other teaching and learning topics will be considered, but preference will be given to … Continue reading Call for Proposals 17th Annual Midwest SoTL Conference