Mar 06

Upgrading the Journal: 3 Reasons to have your students Blog

Blogging serves the same essential functions as journaling. It allows learners to practice their writing in a low-risk setting. In my English 1301 and 1302 classes, learners use Tumblr to blog throughout the course of the class on a variety of class-related topics. These classes are fully online, and learner-instructor interaction is key for engaging …

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Mar 01

Submit your 2017-18 Faculty Fellowship Application

Faculty Fellow Icon

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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Mar 01

Apply for a Faculty Scholarship to the QM Connect Conference

QM Connect Conference, September 24-27, 2017, Fort Worth, Texas

Dear Faculty, Seize the opportunity to attend the QM Connect Conference with this scholarship. Click HERE to learn more about Quality Matters (QM), learn what a few of our professors have to say about QM, find out information about the QM Connect Conference in Fort Worth, TX, and download the application form. The Scholarship Application …

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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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