Category Archive: Innovation

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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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 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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Feb 27

Badges for Professional Development

TCEA

I attended the Texas Computer Education Association’s (TCEA) conference on February 6th through the 8th.  There were thousands of educators sharing and learning from other educators about how they use technology in their classroom and schools.  I was most interested in learning more about how other schools offered professional development to their instructors.  One of …

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Feb 13

Preservation in the Digital World

Do you remember that well thought out course module you designed that linked to a myriad of web resources?  Your students absolutely loved the internet scavenger hunt activity you spent hours designing for them.  Now, two or three years later, an annoyingly significant number of those links are…gone.  Just.  Plain.  Gone. It happens more often …

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