Success Spotlight

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Using Brightspace for Foreign Language Courses – Débora Maldonado-DeOliveira on Best Practices for the New Normal

The pandemic brought with it major shifts in education and an abundance of opportunities to try new strategies and practices. During Planning Week 2021 several faculty members presented some of their pandemic success and how these best practices can continue to be utilized as we adjust to a new normal. Associate Professor of Spanish Débora …

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Using Peer Review with Turnitin from Candalyn B. Rade

We talked to Candalyn B. Rade, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology, about her use of PeerMark, a component of TurnItIn, to use peer review in research paper assignments. I’m teaching Psychology 301, which is the first of two research methods courses in a sequence. In these courses we have students write four research papers throughout …

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Better Videos with WeVideo – Alyson Colwell-Waber on Best Practices for the New Normal

The pandemic brought with it major shifts in education and an abundance of opportunities to try new strategies and practices. During Planning Week 2021 several faculty members presented some of their pandemic success and how these best practices can continue to be utilized as we adjust to a new normal. Professor of Dance Alyson Colwell-Waber …

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Considerations for Inclusive Course Design – Rebecca Hagedorn-Hatfield on Best Practices for the New Normal

The pandemic brought with it major shifts in education and an abundance of opportunities to try new strategies and practices. During Planning Week 2021 several faculty members presented some of their pandemic success and how these best practices can continue to be utilized as we adjust to a new normal. Assistant Professor in Food and …

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Using VoiceThread for Student Assignments – Lisa Pearce on Best Practices for the New Normal

The pandemic brought with it major shifts in education and an abundance of opportunities to try new strategies and practices. During Planning Week 2021 several faculty members presented some of their pandemic success and how these best practices can continue to be utilized as we adjust to a new normal. Lisa Pearce, Associate Professor of …

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Orientation Module and Quick Tasks – Angela Smedley on Best Practices for the New Normal

The pandemic brought with it major shifts in education and an abundance of opportunities to try new strategies and practices. During Planning Week 2021 several faculty members presented some of their pandemic success and how these best practices can continue to be utilized as we adjust to a new normal. Instructor of Communications Angela Smedley …

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Chaplain’s Corner Interview with Rev. Stacy Pardue

In this success spotlight interview, Reverend Stacy Pardue discusses using the WeVideo software to create the Chaplain’s Corner videos. These videos were meant to uplift those across campus after a hard year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Using the interactive video below, you can watch Rev. Pardue’s interview and use the video buttons to watch a …

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Working Toward an Accessible Classroom

By creating an accessible classroom, we are building a space for all students to have opportunities for success. This interview with Johnathan Wade from the World Languages and Cultures department highlights some of the successes and challenges in working toward an accessible classroom. Transcript Paul Keys: So today we’re here with Jonathan Wade to teachers …

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