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November 12, 2018
Are You Ready for SET?

The University’s Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET) surveys, which students complete online, are coming later this month.

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October 11, 2018
4-Year Review Matters

The Common Academic Program (CAP) is the common learning experience all of our undergraduate students share. Unlike many other static approaches to general education, CAP strives to be different and ensure that there is a continual focus on student learning. The 4-Year Review process is one way to maintain that focus.

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October 04, 2018
Faculty Support: Handling Quizzes and Academic Accommodations

Many instructors start their class with a quiz designed to evaluate student learning from reading, homework, or the previous class session. Others give quizzes in the middle or at the end of a class session.

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September 19, 2018
Learning From Our Colleagues

Earlier this summer, 11 administrative assistants from academic departments joined the Faculty and Staff Engagement Group (FSEG) and colleagues from the LTC to discuss upcoming programming, resources, and the best ways to communicate on a variety of issues.

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September 04, 2018
Learn, Leash, and Serve

4Paws for Ability is an organization from Xenia, OH, that trains and provides service dogs for individuals with disabilities.

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July 25, 2018
Reflections on Students’ Engagement with Experiential Learning

How do students make connections between experiential learning and other personal, academic, and professional experiences and goals?

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July 11, 2018
Faculty Try The Next Thing

It’s very easy in today’s busy world to stick with what’s worked in the past while leaving new or innovative opportunities for tomorrow or the next semester (when you’ll surely have more time). The Office of eLearning offered a new faculty development program called “The Next Thing” during the spring semester aimed at helping with this problem.

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July 09, 2018
Updating Your Courses? The LTC Can Help!

Summer construction to update the LTC Studio has moved our resources around, but we’re still here to support learning and teaching across campus.

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June 13, 2018
Writing: Don't Go it Alone!

Someone wandering through the LTC late in May might have spotted a room full of faculty members sitting at computers in the Forum and not thought much of it.

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May 29, 2018
Communicating Better, Building Trust

For two days in May, more than 20 faculty and staff members from across campus participated in VitalSmarts Crucial Conversations training to learn essential skills for, in their words, “talking when stakes are high.”

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