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TFSC: Faculty Teaching Improvement Grant and Research in Teaching Grant Poster Session

The All Faculty Dead Day Luncheon, sponsored by the Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center (TFSC), concluded with a poster session that featured winners of the 2017-2018 Teaching Improvement Grants and Teaching in Research Grants.

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Faculty Spotlight: Using Games to Teach History

Dr. Jim Gigantino, Department Chair and Associate Professor of History, discussed his successful use of games in teaching historical events and ideas during a History Department Series on Teaching. The game series that he uses is called “Reacting to the...

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TFSC: Calvin White, Wally Cordes Chair Discussion on “Classroom Lessons Learned”

Dr. Calvin White Jr., Associate Dean of Humanities & Associate Professor of History, led a discussion on “Classroom Lessons Learned” at the April Wally Cordes Chair Discussion. Dr. White discussed the 8 main lessons he has learned through his years of...

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TIPS for Teaching with Technology: Service Learning and TIPS for Teaching with Technology Workshop

Are you interested in Service Learning? Are you unsure how you might incorporate it into your classroom? There are a variety of technologies that can help you to easily incorporate Service Learning activities in your class.

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TFSC: Chris Shields, Wally Cordes Chair Discussion, Student Engagement

Chris Shields, faculty member of the Sociology and Criminology Department in the Fulbright College spoke with faculty about engaging students in the classroom and online.

Shields started the discussion with the reminder that we are here teaching because we love engaging with our students.

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TFSC: Donna Graham, Wally Cordes Chair Discussion “This is Not My First Rodeo”

Donna Graham, faculty member in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences, led a Wally Cordes Chair Discussion called “This is Not My First Rodeo,” in which she discussed navigating the changing expectations of students at the...

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TIPS for Teaching with Technology: Using Video in the Flipped/Blended Classroom

Have you thought about incorporating more video in your classroom? Have you thought about exploring a flipped or blended class? Matt Gerner led a workshop on the flipped classroom and creating a video database that could be used with a course.

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TFSC: Janet Forbess, Wally Cordes Chair Discussion on “Creating a Climate of Welcome, Community, and Accountability”

 Janet Forbess,  instructor in the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation, led the Wally Cordes Chair Discussion on “Creating a Climate of Welcome, Community, and Accountability.” Forbess emphasized building a sense of community in the class to help increase engagement and accountability among the students.

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