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#TLTCon Featured Session: Casting Your Web

Are you interested in learning about web building tools? Do you want to learn how to create a custom website for your course? If so, you’re going to LOVE this session! Casting Your Web: Building a custom website for your course (for free!) Presenter:  Paul Collins Session Date:  March 9th Session Time:  1:30- 3:00 pm […]

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Giving Thanks for Technology: November Faculty Showcase

At our November Faculty Showcase, we gave thanks for the many ways technology makes us more efficient, productive, and engaging instructors.  Special thanks to Kate Pfile, Mary Ann Hartshorn, and Gayle Goudy for sharing their experiences using instructional technologies.  In addition to learning about innovative teaching strategies, we also collected over 34 pounds of canned […]

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Student Zombies No More: Faculty Showcase Recap

A “spooktacular” time was had by all at the TLT Faculty Showcase!  A hearty thank you to the faculty who shared their innovative teaching strategies:  Gustavo Urdaneta Velasquez, Mary Ann Hartshorn, Laura Penny, Sherry Wallace, and Lancie Affonso.  Not only did we learn how to more effectively engage our students and manage our classes, we […]

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Are Your Students Like Zombies in Class?

While teaching, do you ever find yourself staring at a group of students who resemble the class in John Hughes’ classic movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off?  Slouched in their chairs, glazed expressions, texting under their desks or staring out the window. . .  It’s frustrating to say the least.             […]

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Faculty Guest Post: Using Remind101 and Poll Everywhere to Increase Student Engagement

Dr. Charissa Owens in Teacher Education outlines how she used Remind 101 and Poll Everywhere to increase student engagement and differentiate learning.  The full post is available at http://drcmowens.edu.glogster.com/tlt-glog-fti-111/

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Tackling challenging concepts with problem-based learning in the classroom

Our guest blogger is Elizabeth Burton, an adjunct professor in the Department of Biology. Elizabeth was a participant in the 2013 Summer FTI.  This post is a report on her experience using problem-based learning in her courses. In the classroom, many students have trouble translating the facts into action.  This is particularly true in the […]

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Activity Makeover – Transforming a Current Events Assignment

Twitter? Tweet? Hash tag?  What does it all mean?  Well to Louise Ackerman, in Health & Human Performance, it means a way to transform a traditional current events assignment into something more fluid and relevant using Twitter *.  The Old Assignment So here’s the old assignment:  The goal is for the students to stay abreast […]

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Faculty Guest Post: Paul Collins Talks about Students Helping Students with Celly

Our guest poster this week is Paul Collins, Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance.  Paul attended the Spring 2013 FTI. As part of the Scenery and Lighting Design and Production concentration in the Theatre major, students are required to take a course in which they learn Computer Aided Drafting and Design. The […]

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Guest Post: Evernote and Remind101 for Teaching and Scholarship

Our guest blogger is Reid Adams, an Assistant Professor in the Teacher Education Department. During the 2013 FTI, we were introduced to a number of iPad applications and given tutorials on how they might be implemented into our courses and in a few case, our research. The applications all seemed interesting, convenient, and relatively easy […]

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Winter Roundtable Discussion Recap

TLT’s latest roundtable session, on December 3, 2013, encouraged participants to explore five stations which focused on tools and best practices relating to research, assessment, and student learning.  TLT would like to recognize and thank Andrea DeMaria, Merissa Ferrara, Michael Hemphill, Mark Hurd, and Jessica Smith for presenting and sharing their experiences. Below is a […]

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