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iPad Academy Master Class

From my POD listserv: In January 2012, Dr. Andy Brovey (The Portable Prof), launched the iPad Academy Master Class – an online video training series for learning to use the iPad. There have been over 500 enrollments since the launch – including groups of teachers from both K-12 and higher education. This online class is … Continue reading

A Graphic Syllabus Can Bring Clarity to Course Structure

In the May 2, 2012 edition of Faculty Focus: Focused on Today’s Higher Education Professional: A Graphic Syllabus Can Bring Clarity to Course Structure By Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Teaching Professor Blog In her blog post, Weimer discusses the value and surprisingly creative and student-centered approaches that use concept/mind maps to visually/graphically represent student understanding as well … Continue reading

Teaching Dossier Academy – June 4 through 8, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

From my POD listserv: Teaching Dossier Academy – June 4 through 8, Windsor, Ontario, Canada     The University of Windsor is pleased to invite college and university professors of all ranks and years of experience to its fourth annual Teaching Dossier Academy, June 4-8, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. The Academy is designed to provide … Continue reading

Summer 2012 Teaching Case Studies in Science Workshop

From my POD listserv: Summer 2012 Teaching Case Studies in Science Workshop Presented by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Workshop   Dates: May 14-18, 2012 Workshop Location: University at Buffalo, State University of New York Registration Fee: $800 REGISTRATION PROCESS:Online registration on conference website. WORKSHOP CONTENT: We have found the case study … Continue reading

Free Teleseminar – The ePortfolio Edge: Promoting the Professional You

From my POD listserv: Free Teleseminar – The ePortfolio Edge: Promoting the Professional You Electronic Portfolios are dynamic online representations of yourself as a professional academic and give you a visual advantage in presenting yourself as both a scholar and a teacher. Listen in for hands-on instructions to help you build and polish your CV, teaching … Continue reading

6th Annual Texas Faculty Development Network Conference

From my POD listserv: 6th Annual Texas Faculty Development Network Conference The Challenge of Change: Equipping Faculty for Tomorrow – an innovative, interactive conference Kingwood, Texas | June 4-5, 2012 The conference will begin at 9am on Monday, June 4, 2012, and conclude on Tuesday at 1:00 PM. Conference Registration Fee: $125 Location: Lone Star College … Continue reading

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