Friday, July 25, 2014

Teaching and Learning Links to See: July 25th, 2014

 Teaching & Learning Links to See This Week
A roundup of five intriguing or informative posts and articles from the around the internet:

"Examining Knowledge Beliefs to Motivate Student Learning"
A look at how to motivate students using their own interests.

"Colleges Must Help Further the Goals of Common Core Standards, Report Says"
How are the Common Core standards adopted in k-12 schools effecting higher education?

"10 Things Every Teacher Should Know How to Do With Google Docs"
Steps to help you get the most out of this popular online tool.

"The Difference Mentoring Makes"
A look at the importance of faculty mentoring. An interesting read for both mentors and mentees.

"How to Cite Social Media Using MLA and APA"
Something to share with your students.


Do you know of an interesting article that you would like to share with the ATLE community? Let us know! Email atle@usf.edu

Friday, July 18, 2014

Teaching & Learning Links to See: July 18th, 2014

Teaching & Learning Links to See This Week
A roundup of five intriguing or informative posts and articles from the around the internet:
 
 
- "Learning That Lasts: Helping Students Remember and Use What You Teach"
Some practical ideas for increasing student satisfaction and learning retention that will go beyond the end of class.
 
- "How to get into the 'Flow' in Your Classroom"
Steps you can take to achieve the optimal level of engagement in your classroom.
 
- "Meeting Expectations"
Meetings can often feel like a time-suck. How can they be made more productive?
 
- "The Value of 10 Minutes: Writing Advice for the Time-Less Academic"
Strategies for fitting writing into your busy schedule.
 
- "The Sylly Season"
An amusing breakdown of every instructor's favorite course document.
 
 
Do you have an interesting article that you would like to share with the ATLE community? Let us know! Email atle@usf.edu

Friday, July 11, 2014

Teaching & Learning Links July 11

Teaching & Learning Links to See This Week
A roundup of five intriguing, informative posts and articles from the around the internet:

- "How to Breathe New Life into an Old Lesson Plan" 
Some good points to keep in mind if you're thinking about revamping your lesson plans. Originally intended for k-12 educators, but is applicable to higher ed, as well.

- "6 Online Collaboration Tools and Strategies for Boosting Learning"
Student group work can be enhanced and supplemented by using online collaboration tools. This article recommends six tools to use for online group work and some general tips for devising effective group activities.

- "To Improve Student Performance, Start Thinking Like a Coach"
Advice on how to change the way that you provide students with feedback.

- "Professor Vacation"
A little humor for your Friday afternoon from PhD comics

- "The Must-Have Guide to Educational Twitter Hashtags"
An extensive list of the key words and phrases to look out for on Twitter




Do you have an interesting article that you would like to share with the ATLE community? Let us know! Email atle@usf.edu

Monday, June 2, 2014

USF Workshop - Crafting a Study-Abroad Experience - June 3

Crafting a Study-Abroad Experience From a Faculty Perspective
We’ll discuss best practices (and things to avoid!) when creating a study abroad experience for your students. Faculty who have never attempted study abroad are especially encouraged to attend. Facilitated by Jennifer Collins. Click the following link to register for USF workshops: http://workshops.etg.usf.edu/.

June 3, 11:00 am-12:00 pm, SVC 1072

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

USF workshop - Crafting a Study-Abroad Experience - April 30

Crafting a Study-Abroad Experience From a Faculty Perspective
We’ll discuss best practices (and things to avoid!) when creating a study abroad experience for your students. Faculty who have never attempted study abroad are especially encouraged to attend. Facilitated by Jennifer Collins. Click the following link to register for USF workshops: http://workshops.etg.usf.edu/.

April 30, 11:00 am-12:00 pm, SVC 1072

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

USF Workshop - Canvas Best Practices II (Advanced) - April 17

Canvas Best Practices II (Advanced)
So you’ve mastered (or at least understand) the basics of setting up your course(s) in Canvas. Now what? In this hands-on session, you will learn how to use several tools in Canvas including modules, files, and pages to organize your courses following principles of good course design.  Click the following link to register for USF workshops: http://workshops.etg.usf.edu/.

April 17, 11:00 am-12:00 pm, SVC 1072

USF Workshop - Canvas Best Practices - April 17

Canvas Best Practices
Learn how to get started in Canvas and explore what's new and different in this learning management system. We will also discuss best practices in using the software.  Click the following link to register for USF workshops: http://workshops.etg.usf.edu/.

April 17, 9:30 am-10:30 am, SVC 1072