Category: Interactive

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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Using Twitter to create a Personal Learning Network (PLN)

Twitter Beyond the Eggshell. November 4 10-11a.m. Brett Murrey, M.Ed. CFEI Training Lab, Gee Library, Suite 173. Learn to use twitter to create a Personal Learning Network (PLN). This is for anyone who is interested in using Twitter to enhance their professional development. To request ADA accommmodations, please communicate your needs at least 7 days prior to the event. Email CFEI.FacultyDev@tamuc.edu or call the CFEI at 903-886-5511.

This is a QEP Global Learning event. Register here. To request ADA accommodations, please communicate your needs at least 7 days prior to the event. Email CFEI.FacultyDev@tamuc.edu or call the CFEI at 903-886-5511.  

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Coming Soon: OLC Innovate 2016 presentations

OLC Innovate Innovations in blended and online learning logo Dr. Monica Tenhunen presents "Strategies for Your Blended or Online Courses" Description: If you are new to teaching online or wanting to improve your online course(s), the on-demand video and handout is a quick way to learn about some useful strategies and resources. Date: Self Paced Location: Online QEP Global Learning Event! To request ADA accommodations, please communicate your needs at least 7 days prior to the event. Email CFEI.FacultyDev@tamuc.edu or call the CFEI at 903-886-5511.

Dear Faculty, In the spring, the CFEI sponsored two faculty members to attend the OLC Innovate 2016 conference in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Nathan Templeton and Dr. Monica Tenhunen returned eager to share their resources with you. Don’t miss their presentations!   Additionally, the CFEI will show streamed conference sessions in the fall and spring. …

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Join a Faculty Community of Learning on Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

New Community of Learning Spring 2016 Join Today! Topic: Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Leaders: Dr. Donna McCrary and Dr. Beth Jones

Learn more about Communities of Learning. Contact Felicity Grandjean to join this Community of Learning focused on Universal Design for Learning! This Community of Learning will begin in March.   Felicity Cruz Grandjean, Ph.D. l Faculty Developer Center for Faculty Excellence & Innovation l Academic Affairs Felicity.Grandjean@tamuc.edu P.O. Box 3011 Commerce, TX 75429-3011 Tel. 903.468.8792 …

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Upgrading VoiceThread’s Integration with LearningStudio (eCollege)

LearningStudio’s (eCollege)  integration with the 3rd party tool, VoiceThread, is currently being updated to reflect new LTI protocols. These changes may affect the VoiceThread Course Item that currently appears in your course shell. If you are unable to access VoiceThread we recommend that you delete the existing Course Item and create a new item labeled …

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