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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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NEW Faculty Communities of Learning

Community of Learning Leader Flyer

Are you a life-long learner? Are you a leader? Do you value interdisciplinary collaboration? The CFEI is seeking faculty members who would like to lead a learning community during the remainder of the academic year. If you are interested in being a Community of Learning Leader, please complete and submit the application by November 30, …

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Extra! Extra! Read all about the CFEI Grand Opening

Grand Opening Icon

Texas A&M University-Commerce’s Pride Online just released the following news.   CFEI to Celebrate Grand Opening of Gee Library Location http://sites.tamuc.edu/news/center-for-faculty-excellence-and-innovation-to-celebrate-grand-opening-of-gee-library-location/     For more information, go to http://www.tamuc.edu/facultyStaffServices/centerForFacultyExcellenceAndInnovation/facultyDevelopment/cfeiGrandOpening.aspx.   Please join us!

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Not Another Dreaded Test

Read about a professor’s efforts to change the attitudes of the students in his classroom. His approach is to make informal and alternative assessments into celebrations of learning. These celebrations come with music, lights, and decorations. The words “quiz” and “test” are banned from this classroom.  Read the article to learn how students respond to this …

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