Spring OER Initiative Seminar: Workshop I

The topic of the first cohort meeting is “What are OER?”   In this session we will introduce attendees to and differentiate between OER and zero cost materials. We will focus on OER specifically as an opportunity to revisit pedagogical approaches, raise student information literacy, introduce a wider variety of course materials, and embrace interdisciplinarity.… Read More Spring OER Initiative Seminar: Workshop I

Checking student understanding with Plickers

It’s likely that most of the people reading this post have used or heard of clickers: in-class polling systems that allow instructors to gauge student knowledge, understanding, or interest in a topic. Whether you use Poll Everywhere, Turning Point, the student-generated Cliqur system, or something else, this technology can be handy for facilitating student-centered, active… Read More Checking student understanding with Plickers

Want to improve your course blog?

Do you have a course blog and want to explore ways to improve its functionality and/or appearance? Join the CTL staff Thursday, September 8 at the Computer Lab in NVC 11-115 to further develop your own blog. To see more details and RSVP, click here. Minimal – extensive experience levels welcome.