‘To MOOC or Not to MOOC?’ workshop set for March 3

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Massive open online courses (or MOOCs) have been in the news almost daily since 2011, when two Stanford University professors offered a computer science course online to 160,000 students. Some believe that MOOCs could transform access to higher education worldwide, while others fear MOOCs could also mean the end of brick and mortar universities and their faculties.

Exploring cultural competence and student learning

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The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology invites you to explore your own intercultural skills and discover new ways to connect with your students. Join us at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 19.

Explore new ideas at Spring Institute 2014

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Spring break is a great time to reinvigorate your teaching as you head into the last half of the semester. It’s also a great time to plan ahead for the summer and fall. This year, the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology (CTLT) has a lot to offer March 10-14 during Spring Institute.

Teaching so students can be ‘the best’

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Claire Lamonica regularly shares her observations on student learning, instructional trends, and life in the academy. This article first appeared in the February 2014 issue of The LINK.

Apply for faculty grant writing workshop by February 10

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Securing a grant to fund your research requires more than just a good idea; it takes a well-crafted, persuasive appeal. A new workshop recently added to the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology’s upcoming Spring Institute aims to help faculty write persuasive grant proposals. The office of Research and Sponsored Programs will offer Building a Successful Grant Proposal: Writing Persuasively Friday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.