TFSC: Ed Clausen, Wally Cordes Chair Discussion on Engaging Students in the Large Classroom

Ed Clausen, March 2018 Wally Cordes Chair, Associate Department Head, and Professor in the College of Engineering, led a discussion on engaging students in the large classroom titled, “How Can We Reach Students, Particularly in Large Classrooms?” In this...

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Faculty Spotlight: “Beyoncé and Black Feminism” – Designing and Developing Your Dream Course

Dr. Constance Bailey, Assistant Professor of English/African American Studies, gave a talk on her experiences with developing her course “Beyoncé and Black Feminism”  for the Department of English’s Pedagogy Lunch Series. During this talk Dr. Bailey...

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TFSC: Tips for Building Successful Collaborative Projects to Enhance Student Learning

Stephanie Hubert, Shannon Mason, and Robert Saunders gave a presentation at the Teaching and Faculty Support Center (TFSC) Winter Symposium titled “There Is No “I” in Collaborate: Tips for Building Successful Collaborative Projects to Enhance Student...

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TFSC: Teaching Through Student-Centered Game Creation

David Fredrick, associate professor of Classical studies in the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures and Director of the Tesseract Center, gave a presentation at the Teaching and Faculty Support Center (TFSC) Winter Symposium titled “Playful...

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Create a Video Quiz Using Kaltura

Using Kaltura to create videos to insert into Blackboard is a useful pedagogical tool. But even better, Kaltura allows you to create video quizzes to give your students. You simply use your existing Kaltura media or create new media and use the tool to insert questions into the video! This allows you to test student engagement during videos or to ensure that they understood the goals and purpose of the video for the course. Read on for instructions on how to utilize the video quiz feature of Kaltura.

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Creating a Syllabus for Your Course

Creating a syllabus is an important part of teaching. The syllabus serves as a sort of contract between students and the instructor. It should clearly outline course requirements, expectations, and goals as well as include pertinent information regarding assignments, class and institutional policies, and grading. Crafting a useful and clear syllabus is an important skill. Luckily there are several well-accepted components of a syllabus that are common throughout most disciplines and universities.

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Echo360 Active Learning Platform Personal Capture

Echo360 Active Learning Platform Personal Capture can be used by faculty and students to record audio, video, and/or computer presentations from any computer. Recordings are stored on your computer and can be uploaded to the Echo360 server for publication through a direct link or on Blackboard.

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