Best Practices, Teaching Tips, Ideas, Resources, What’s NEW!!
Summer 2013: Faculty Innovation Projects – Developing creativity & risk-taking: Surprise, poetry, and teaching reflections; Motivation; Plan B in career planning; Toolbox assignments to change learning dispositions; Effective faculty/student communication video project; Augmented reality and student art show; Flipping the Q & A; Making Instruments; Adaptive learning tech grant; Speed dating peer review; Teaching evaluation framework; Math innovations
Spring 2013: Updates: Mobile Learning ANGEL App pilot, New PSU Blog Tool, Media Commons updates, Accessibility info online, Lecture capture pilot, Course in College Teaching Part II, Yammer adopted, 2013 TLT Symposium info, Paired LL ED Psych 100 update, Building a new skill set: Data, Spring Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence (SITE) and local professional development opportunities.
Fall 2012: Feature: Innovation through the Gen-Ed Curriculum; What’s New? iCLickers, WordPress, Yammer, ANGEL remains as CMS; eLearning @ PSU Update; Accessibility Resources for Faculty; Institutional Research Adventures; Pairing LL ED & Psych 100 – Learning Community opportunity; Positive Classroom Climate discussion update; Stanford University’s Design School Crash Course materials; Faculty Showcase – Summer 2012!! Fall 2012 Workshop Ideas
Fall 2011: Killing Two Birds with One Stone: Embedding Academic Skill-Building into Content Delivery in First-Year Courses; What’s New? CMS Update, iClickers, Whisper Room, Blended Learning Update, Accessibility Policy Approved, Digital Storytelling Adventures; Fall Workshop Input Request; Faculty Showcase
Spring 2011: Hope & Identity: Charting a New Course; Interview with Joan Smeltzer; What’s New – CMS pilots, MediaCommons, Video Learning Network, New Websites, VoiceThread; Spring Regional Conference at PSY – SoTL; eLearning News – Blended Cohort Forming; Book Nook – How Learning Works; Spring Workshop input
Fall 2010: Student Engagement Techniques; Starting the Year off on the Right Foot; Syllabus Checklist; What’s New? – ANGEL 7.4 Upgrade, CMS Fall pilot, WordPress, Polycom classroom, SMART Boards
Spring 2010: Making a Change in your Course: Determining Effectiveness; ANGEL Upgrade; Media Commons Updates; Summer Workshop Requests
Fall 2009: Keep your Courses Going if the Flu Hits: Tools & Training; Digital Commons Updates & Highlights; eLearning Updates; Teaching & Learning Resources
Summer 2009: New Web Tools, ANGEL Upgrade, Digital Commons Update, eLearning at PSY Update
November/December 2008: Digital Commons comes to PSU York!
September/October 2008: Academic Literacy Support and Building Cultural Competence in the Classroom
January/February 2008: Student Services Review
November/December 2007: Why aren’t Students Reading? What Can Faculty Members Do?
September/October 2007: Creating Online Lessons Just in Case… Preparing for Emergencies
Mar/April 2007:Rekindling the Flame
Jan/Feb 2007: Bridging the High School to College Gap
Nov/Dec 2006 : Assessment
May/June 2006 : Faculty Roles in Student Retention
April 2006 : Using Discussion Boards Effectively