Category: Apps

To SAMR and Beyond

SAMR is changing the way instructors are creating their instruction to increase student engagement. SAMR is the acronym for Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition. Substitution allows you to accomplish the goal with no real functional change in what the students were assigned to do without technology. An example of this would be if you asked …

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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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To SAMR & Beyond: Integration of Technology into Classroom

To SAMR & Beyond: Integration of Technology into Classroom Presenter: Brett Murrey, M.Ed. Date: September 14, 2016, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Location: CFEI Conference Room, Gee Library Suite 173 S: Substitution A: Augmentation M: Modification R: Redefinition QEP Global 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.

To SAMR & Beyond: Integration of Technology into Classroom Presenter: Brett Murrey, M.Ed. Date: September 14, 2016, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Location: CFEI Conference Room, Gee Library Suite 173 Description: This is the model being used to integrate technology into the classrooms across the country.   QEP Global Learning event!   To register for this event, go …

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Free Rice! What is it?

Do you personally like quizzes? Do you give pop quizzes? Do you construct quizzes as informal, low-stakes assessments?   If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, you may be interested in “Free Rice” as a tool in your classroom. The following article, “5 Ways to Enhance Student Learning Using Free Rice“, gives a …

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Pearson LearningStudio Instructor and Student Discussion/Threads Enhancements

We are excited to announce the release of a new Pearson LearningStudio Instructor & Student Discussion/Threads interface which includes options to embed media, search within a discussion, and grade discussion posts from the discussion board. In response to feedback directly from faculty and students, threaded discussions have been overhauled to make for easier organization, searching, …

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