Weekly News and Tip, January 24, 2008

Tip - Teaching in an e-Classroom
While classroom technologies differ greatly among disciplines and institutions, there are effective practices for teaching with technology that are widely applicable. This site refers to the use of wireless notebooks for students, but contains advice useful for all those who use technology in instruction. See “Best Practices for an e-Classroom”.

Announcements - CELT Programming for Next Week
Register for CELT events through AccessPlus (go to Employee > HRS Training > Continue > Courses).

  • Three WebCT GOLD workshops will be held this week, all in 1230 Communications Building:
    • Introduction to WebCT GOLD, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2:10-3:40 p.m.
    • WebCT GOLD: Communication Tools and Strategies, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 9-10:30 a.m.
    • WebCT GOLD: Managing Students and Grades, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2:10-3:40 p.m.
  • Developing Service-Learning Partnerships with Community Agencies, Wednesday, January 30, 12:10-1:30 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union (please note change of location)
  • Getting Students to Read, Friday, February 1, 12:10-1:30 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall

FYI - About Student Reading

A report issued late last year by the National Endowment for the Arts addresses the decline in reading among young adults. See a summary and the full report of "To Read or Not to Read".

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