Category Archive: Featured

Apr 24

Your Invitation to the “eCollege Packing Party”

eCollege Packing Party. May 1st-5th, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., CFEI, Library Suite 173. Snacks will be provided.

Course Preparation: It is recommended to remove any unwanted or unused content and organize the remaining content in your courses, which will be migrated to D2L Brightspace. It is also recommended to save all course content from your archived courses, which will not be migrated, possibly saving your content using the university share drive, an …

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Mar 31

Transforming a Course to Studio Mode: Strategies for Creating a Student-Centered Active Learning Environment

2015-16 Faculty Fellow Dr. Robynne M. Lock presents Transforming a Course to Studio Mode: Strategies for Creating a Student-Centered Active Learning Environment. Dr. Lock will give a brief overview of the implementation of studio mode in physics and the ongoing efforts in the program. This will include the reporting of data showing its success. The remainder of the workshop will be participant-centered and focus on how what has worked in physics can be adapted for other departments. Date: April 20, 2017, 2:00-3:00 p.m.Location: CFEI Conference Room, Gee Library Suite 173

Dr. Robynne Lock will be presenting her 2015-2016 Faculty Fellowship project and continued research focusing on Studio Mode in Physics. Join us at the CFEI Conference Room (Gee Library Suite 173) on April 20, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. to learn more about her work and how it can be adapted in other …

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Mar 27

Counting down with Project NOVA

Project Nova in 3, 2, 1...

The sun is setting on Pearson LearningStudio (eCollege) and rising on D2L Brightspace. The University’s journey to D2L Brightspace, our new Learning Management System (LMS) encompasses: (1) LMS selection [completed and determined to be D2L Brightspace], (2) project team/D2L implementation planning stage [now engaged], (3) software implementation, (4) migration, and (5) training. This journey is …

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Mar 08

Captioning of Public Facing Videos- Berkley’s Tough Decision

  The University of California Berkley recently announced a decision to remove some 20,000 publicly available videos from their website in response to claims that the lack of captioning for these resources.  Berkley determined that it would serve its students better by providing pertinent video resources behind an authentication login.  Removal of the videos includes …

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Mar 01

Submit your 2017-18 Faculty Fellowship Application

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The 2017-2018 Faculty Fellowship for Teaching & Learning application process is now open. Deadline to apply to become the next Faculty Fellow is March 24, 2017. Visit this CFEI webpage to learn more about the Faculty Fellowship program, learn about our university’s previous Faculty Fellows, and download the application form.   This could be you!

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