instutitional research

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ORDE Faculty Seminar series

Naomi Nishi, Assistant Director for Educational Outreach in the Office of Research Development and Education (ORDE) announces the ORDE Faculty Seminar series, scheduled for January and February, 2015. Click here to view the schedule with descriptions of the programs. The seminars will be open for registration in early December.  January Program Date/Time Faculty Guest Speaker … Continue reading

Carnegie Mellon Launches $75 Million Brain Research Initiative

From Philanthropy News Digest, a service of the Foundation Center: Carnegie Mellon University has announced the launch of a five-year, $75 million research initiative to advance understanding of how the structure and activity of the brain give rise to complex behaviors. Leveraging CMU’s strengths in computer science, neuroscience, psychology, and engineering, CMU BrainHub will work … Continue reading

Addressing Disruptive and Distressing Student Behaviors

Register now for Addressing Disruptive and Distressing Student Behaviors on September 15, 2014. Join us for a two-hour morning (9:00-11:00) or afternoon (1:00-3:00) session. Scott Lewis, J.D. is one of the most in-demand higher education risk management consultants in the country. All faculty and staff welcome!

MOOC Research Initiative Conference

From my POD listserv: MOOC Research Initiative Conference MOOCs and Emerging Educational Models: Policy, Practice, and Learning The development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has been an important focal point for digital learning stimulating a range of reactions across education, corporate and social sectors. As of July 2013, edX boasts over 1 million students … Continue reading

Who Owns College Courses?

Flexible and open models are changing the way colleges and universities approach content ownership. In Campus Technology by Michelle Fredette,10/16/13. In this age of MOOCs, flipped classrooms, and lecture capture, faculty are creating more course content than ever. Yet those who simply assume they own the rights to that content may be in for a … Continue reading

Rethinking the Bottom Line for Internationalization: What Are Students Learning?

Rethinking the Bottom Line for Internationalization: What Are Students Learning? From The Chronicle, March 21, 2013 The following is a guest post by Madeleine F. Green, a senior fellow at Nafsa: the Association of International Educators and a senior program consultant at the Teagle Foundation. I am working with student and faculty leaders in the … Continue reading

A Scholarly Approach to a Peer Review of Teaching,

From my POD listserv: Joseph La Lopa (Perdue) responds to the Chronicle blog post advocating for eliminating student evaluations, and states that while he agrees that student evaluations of teaching should be done away with, he feels that a peer review of teaching would be a poor substitute (if it were a peer observation). His … Continue reading

Call for Proposals – EAIR 35th Annual Forum Rotterdam 2013

from my POD listserv: EAIR 35th Annual Forum Rotterdam 2013 “The Impact of Higher Education” Call for Proposals – Deadline Extended to Friday, February 15, 2013 The EAIR Forum 2013 Rotterdam Programme Committee is delighted to invite you to submit your Paper Proposal for the 35th EAIR Forum “The Impact of Higher Education: Addressing the … Continue reading

Harrison College, Indianapolis, Indiana — seeking applicants

From my POD listserv: Harrison College, Indianapolis, Indiana, is seeking applicants for the following positions: Associate Dean of Instructional Development Harrison College is seeking an Associate Dean of Instructional Development to manage its team of developers ensuring quality development of the portfolio of associates and bachelors programs within the college’s six schools of study. This … 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

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