Weekly News and Tip, February 5, 2009

Tip - Time-Efficient Teaching… and an Efficient Medium
Many university teachers find it an ongoing challenge to balance the many competing demands on their time. This week’s tip features a time-efficient way - a podcast - to learn about using teaching time efficiently.

Announcements - CELT Events
To sign up for CELT events, use AccessPlus > Employee > HRS Training > Courses. Contact CELT at 294-5357 or celt@iastate.edu if you have difficulty using AccessPlus.

  • Second Life: Basic Building in Second Life, tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 6, 12-1:30 p.m., CELT space in Second Life: http://tinyurl.com/7cjzgx
  • Preventing and Detecting Plagiarism Using the New WebCT Tool SafeAssign, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 9-10:30 a.m., 1230 Communication
  • Panel Discussion on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 12-1:30 p.m., MU Cardinal Room.
  • Introduction to WebCT GOLD, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2-3:30 p.m., 1230 Communication
  • WebCT: Communication Tools and Strategies, Friday, February 13, 2-3:30, 1230 Communication

FYI - Effective Oral Presentations
  • Amy Slagell, Associate Professor, Speech Communication, will speak on Creating Audience-Centered Presentations, Tuesday, Feb. 10 from 4:10-5 p.m. in 210 Bessey. All are welcome.

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