Anne Phifer

Author's details

Name: Anne Phifer
Date registered: February 12, 2014

Biography

Anne Phifer - I am an all-around geek girl, interested in education, technology, media, rhetoric, and the amazing ways they work together. Here at A&M-Commerce, I provide technical support for our Learning Management System and teach First Year Composition classes in the English department. My goals are to one day: write a novel, have "PhD" behind my name, take over the world, cook a perfect steak, and get through every Star Trek episode ever released. Anne Phifer | Educational Technology Developer Center for Faculty Excellence & Innovation | Academic Affairs Anne.Phifer@tamuc.edu P.O. Box 3011 | Commerce, Tx 75429-3011 Tel. 903.468.3269 | Fax 903.886.5991| www.tamuc.edu Texas A&M University-Commerce

Latest posts

  1. How to find eCollege in the new MyLeo Portal — August 14, 2017
  2. Countdown to myLeo Online (D2L) — July 6, 2017
  3. Tweeting Responses: A Failed Experiment — May 22, 2017
  4. Upgrading the Journal: 3 Reasons to have your students Blog — March 6, 2017
  5. Reducing Plagiarism without Plagiarism Software — January 25, 2017

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Aug 14

How to find eCollege in the new MyLeo Portal

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The new MyLeo Portal is full of helpful apps and resources based on your status as a faculty member, staff member, or student. To find eCollege in the new Portal, simply follow these steps: Access the new Portal by hitting the “MyLeo” button on the tamuc.edu homepage. There are several options for this, and they …

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Jul 06

Countdown to myLeo Online (D2L)

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We’re still months away from making the move to myLeo Online (D2L) but that doesn’t mean we can’t start planning ahead. To take advantage of all of D2L’s unique new features, it’s time to start taking a look at our current courses and making some changes. One big thing you can do while waiting for …

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May 22

Tweeting Responses: A Failed Experiment

As a writing instructor, I am constantly working to try and get my classes to synthesize information and communicate it out as succinctly as possible. It’s one of the main parts of my job, to be honest. That’s why, when I first came up with the idea of “tweeting responses,” I thought maybe social media …

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Permanent link to this article: http://sites.tamuc.edu/innovations/tweeting-responses-a-failed-experiment/

Mar 06

Upgrading the Journal: 3 Reasons to have your students Blog

Blogging serves the same essential functions as journaling. It allows learners to practice their writing in a low-risk setting. In my English 1301 and 1302 classes, learners use Tumblr to blog throughout the course of the class on a variety of class-related topics. These classes are fully online, and learner-instructor interaction is key for engaging …

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Jan 25

Reducing Plagiarism without Plagiarism Software

Plagiarism is a plague on campuses across the United States, and that includes us here at Texas A&M University-Commerce. We employ several software solutions for detecting plagiarism once it’s happened, but there are ways to prevent students from plagiarizing before they even start. It’s all in assignment design. 1. Create a plagiarism contract for students …

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