CETL Archive Additions: Engaging Students with Turnitin.com
Many instructors are familiar with turnitin.com as a plagiarism checker/deterrent, but it also contains a variety of other features that encourage students to engage in more effective composing processes.
Do you ever use audiovisual resources to teach your class? Do you assign films for your students to watch? If so, the Library and SSC can assist you in your search for digitized videos. Come learn about in-class and out-of-class video resources offered by the MGA Library and Student Success Center. The workshop will cover Films on Demand, Swank Digital Campus, and in-house SSC streaming.
Crystal O’Leary-Davidson, as a member of the PTPTR Committee, in conjunction with the MGA Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, will be conducting a workshop demonstrating how faculty members should put together their portfolios for the submission for the promotion and tenure process.
Everything you wanted to know about OERs but were afraid to ask: From Ground Zero to Implementation and Beyond
Are you thinking of utilizing open education resources (OERs), in lieu of a textbook? Do you want more information of how to start the process? Are you wondering about the benefits and barriers? If you answered yes, this interactive presentation is for you. Participants will discuss redesigning a course using OERs, examine benefits and barriers, and review student and faculty feedback about the pros and cons.
This tool integrates nicely with Brightspace and allows students to work on basic writing issues like grammar, punctuation, and citation at their own pace. This presentation will demonstrate how InQuizitive works and guide attendees through the process of setting it up in a new course.
This workshop will present critical information for faculty and staff on accommodating students with documented disabilities. After the presentation, faculty should be able to:
•A – Address the issues head on;
•B – Balance the needs of the student with the expectations of the class;
•C – Communicate with the student to minimize problems and offer solutions.