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Flipped Classrooms and Video Services for High Student Volume

My POD listserv is discussing new models of teaching and learning (flipped classroom) and how needs in this area are expanding. Sean Hobson, Director of Educational Technology at Arizona State University tells us that there are teams across the country looking to evaluate video serving services (individual faculty lectures, student presentations, library video archives, etc.) at … Continue reading

CU Denver 2012 Faculty Excellence Awards

CU Denver 2012 Faculty Excellence Awards This year’s Faculty Excellence awardees at CU Denver were recognized at the annual reception on September 7th.  Participants were welcomed by Laura Goodwin, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. “Your contributions are awesome and inspiring.” Provost Rod Nairn said this is “an event I really look forward to every year. … Continue reading

Diversity and Excellence Grants 2012-2013

Diversity and Excellence Grants 2012-2013 Submission Deadline – Friday, October 26, 2012 Diversity and Excellence Grants are designed to provide assistance for projects initiated by faculty and/or staff that seek to support diverse faculty development and/or contribute to a climate of cultural competence and inclusion at the University of Colorado. Multiple awards of up to … Continue reading

President’s Fund for the Humanities Grant

President’s Fund for the Humanities Grant Application Deadline for Fall 2012 – Friday, October 26, 2012 The President’s Fund for the Humanities was established to preserve a balance in the University’s programs of education and research by giving special attention to the humanities. Proposals might include: seminars in humanistic studies; public programs in the humanities; innovative teaching … Continue reading

ELI Online Seminar: Designing Mobile Learning Experiences for Higher Education

ELI Online Seminar: Designing Mobile Learning Experiences for Higher Education Guest Speaker: Clark Quinn, Executive Director, Quinnovation
 Date: September 24, 2012
 Time: 1:00–4:00 p.m. ET (UTC-4) Mobile has been the fastest growing industry, ever. In the developed world, mobile subscriptions are flattening, not due to a lack of interest but from market saturation. The developing … Continue reading

New Acting Director in the UCD Center for Faculty Development

Our good friend and esteemed colleague, Ellen Stevens, retired last spring after founding and leading the Center for Faculty Development at UCD for the last eight years. She brought visibility, humor, keen mentorship, equity, and a consistent leadership vision to her work in advocacy for the role of excellent teaching and all aspects of professional … Continue reading

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