Category Archive: Pedagogy

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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Jan 30

The CFEI Haiku

The CFEI Haiku By Felicity Grandjean   What’s higher ed about? Seek ideas at CFEI. Possibilities!   Visit. Call. Email. Supporting our Faculty. It is our mission.   Teach, Learn, Write, & Serve. Quality education. Commerce Faculty!   Faculty Center For resources & events. For lifelong learning.

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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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