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Lunch n’ Learn with Michelle Futrell

Student Retention: It’s Everyone’s Responsibility If you were unable to join us for our first Lunch n’ Learn you can view a recording below. Michelle Futrell, Director of Undergraduate Student Services, talked about identifying at-risk students and who they are.  There was a lot of great conversation and ideas on how to keep our students. […]

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Preparing for the Unexpected

On Tuesday, the College of Charleston experienced a safety and communication crisis when a bomb threat was made.  Classes in six buildings were officially cancelled and many faculty, staff, and students were prohibited from accessing their offices, classrooms, and dorms until 5:00PM.  This unexpected disruption caused many professors to lose valuable class time. As the […]

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TLT’s Top Ten Tech Tools

In TLT, we are continually conducting research, starting trials, and experimenting with a variety of technology applications to find the best and most useful tools for our faculty. It makes sense that faculty and staff often ask me about apps and other tools I use in my courses, training sessions, and typical day-to-day activities. During […]

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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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Using Digital Portfolios in the Classroom

When I first began teaching, each class involved a major research paper that was due at the end of the semester.  Much to my chagrin, most students never picked up their graded papers, having already left for home and forgotten the assignment entirely. About four years ago, I was cleaning out my office, and discovered […]

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TLT Open House & Faculty Social follow up

Thanks to everyone who attended the TLT Open House & Faculty Social! And a special thanks to Academic Affairs for providing food and beverages and to the following for donating prizes: CofC Athletics CofC Department of Theater and Dance Greek Fall Festival Vince Benigni, Professor of Communication and NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative Westbrook brewing company […]

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TLT’s Open House and Faculty Social

Join us on September 19th anytime between 2:00 and 4:00 PM on the 3rd floor of  JC Long. We will have refreshments for you to enjoy as the Instructional Technologists showcase a variety of TLT services and educational technology tools.  You can also be entered for a  chance to win fabulous prizes as you discover […]

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Come See What’s New at TLT!

On a college campus, each semester offers the opportunity to start fresh.  We meet new people, teach new classes, start new research projects, and discover new places that make Charleston such an amazing city.  At TLT, we’ve spent the summer crafting exciting trainings, events, and resources that we are eager to debut to our faculty! […]

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Polling and Poll Everywhere Faculty Roundtable Discussion Recap

At TLT’s latest Faculty Roundtable Discussion, held on Monday, February 24th, faculty discussed their use of polling, in particular Poll Everywhere, into their teaching to increase student engagement and assess understanding.   Poll Everywhere is an online polling and quizzing app that works like an audience response system (clicker) but using the student’s cell phones, computers, […]

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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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