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Remote Teaching

Remote Teaching

Remote Teaching

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), we created a web page, which will walk you through how teach remotely and that contains resources to support your teaching during this time.

Self-Paced Blackboard Training

Self-Paced Blackboard Training

Are you interested in learning Blackboard, but don’t have time to attend a workshop? Then consider “Blackboard Essentials,” a self-paced tutorial that teaches you the top 10 Blackboard skills: 1) posting documents 2) using the assignment tool 3) create a discussion forum 4) modify the menu 5) use the content editor 6) make your course available 7) create an announcement 8) access student roster and send emails 9) manage/grade discussions, and 10) work with rubrics.

Powerful Teachers

Powerful Teachers

The October edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education provided a wonderful article, by Professor Rob Jenkins, and a video on the 4 traits of a powerful college teacher. See how these traits compare to your own powerful ways of teaching. Watch the 2½ minute videoor read Rob Jenkin’s (2105) brief article, “4 Properties of Powerful Teachers.”

2018 Teaching & Learning Series

2018 Teaching & Learning Series

The 6-month Teaching and Learning Series is just around the corner! This year’s focus is “Facilitating Effective Online Learning”. Join us for the kick-off plenary session on Saturday, April 14 from 9:00 to noon in the Event Center.  All attending faculty will receive a free copy of Jump Start Your Online Classroom. Learn more by checking out our Spring 2018 CELT Schedule of Events.

Teaching Tips from Harvard

Teaching Tips from Harvard

Interested in learning how to teach from Harvard’s best faculty? Now you can. Check out Harvard’s Instructional Moves (IM) website featuring 7 quick videos ranging from lecturing interactively to facilitating discussion. Access the videos by clicking on Make Your Move on the IM website link to our CELT website.

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