Paul Cronan, Professor and M. D. Matthews Endowed Chair in Information Systems for Walton College of Business, and Chris Bryson, Executive Director of Academic Initiatives and Integrity, gave a presentation titled “Academic Integrity at UA: Some Faculty...
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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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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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Lora Lennertz, Director for Academic and Research Services for the University of Arkansas Libraries, gave a presentation titled “Using Copyrighted Material in the Physical or Virtual Classroom.” Lennertz, who has 35 years of experience working with...
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A great way to get anonymous student feedback is to create a survey through Blackboard. This allows you to ask students questions about teaching, course materials, assignments, and texts and get honest feedback (since it is anonymous). You can also give students a grade for taking the survey (to ensure student responses). Some instructors use surveys to ask students if they like the text book, the topics in the course, or what topics they would like to see in the future as well as asking questions for research purposes.
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Learn about where to find the following software on the ITS Software Distribution List. Adobe Creative Cloud AMOS Autodesk Education License Esri ArcGIS Esri ArcPad Identity Finder JMP JMP Genomics Kofax Capture Lifesize Video Mathematica MATLAB Office 365 Perceptive...
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NBC Learn can be used for more than just current and recent events. How about using stories about women throughout history to emphasize the often forgotten role of women in the important events of the past?
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Provost Jim Coleman presented on the University of Arkansas Wellness Initiative at the 2018 Winter Teaching Symposium.
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Want to get your students excited about the subject? Try an assignment that uses mediums that already excite them!
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Kate Shoulders, Associate Professor in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences department, gave a presentation at the Teaching and Faculty Support Center (TFSC) Winter Symposium titled “Retire Your Red Pen! Using Video Recorded...
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