Author: Troy Hicks, Ph.D. – Professor of English and Education; Director, Chippewa River Writing Project; Director, MA in Educational Technology Perhaps even more so than a real time, in-person conference experience, the opportunity to attend… Read moreFaculty Focus: Virtual Conference = Less FOMO
Author: Megan Biller, Ed.D – Director of Assessment & Curriculum, Office of Curriculum and Instructional Support What is Assessment of Student Learning? At its core, assessment involves collecting, reviewing, and using information and data to… Read moreUnderstanding Assessment at CMU
Powerful presentations involve much more than formatting your content into bulleted lists. While PowerPoint is one of the most prolific presentation tools, it is also one of the most abused tools. Following are five tips and… Read moreKeeping PowerPoint in its Place
Author: Sarah S. Learman, Ph.D. – Office of Curriculum and Instructional Support “I see a brown envelope with a printed label in my mailbox. My heart drops. It’s at least six weeks since I finished teaching…. Read moreEnd of Course Feedback: Identifying Actionable Strategies from Student Comments
Author: Gabrielle Likavec – Office of Curriculum and Instructional Support We all put a lot of thought into how we start our classes: developing a syllabus that lays out policies, designing assignments, and preparing lectures… Read moreEnding the Semester on a Positive Note
Authors: By Marnie Roestel and Sarah S. Learman, Ph.D. – Office of Curriculum and Instructional Support In our first article, AI: A New Opportunity for Academic Dishonesty, we learned that the newest Artificial Intelligence tools… Read moreAI in Academia: Exposing Technology-Created Work
By Sarah S. Learman, PhD Overcoming AI Intimidation Artificial Intelligence (AI) text-generating technologies continue to spark concern among higher education faculty and staff nationwide, including those at CMU (Marche, 2023; Nguyen, 2023a; Nguyen, 2022b; Rogers,… Read moreAI in Teaching and Learning: Overcoming Artificial Intelligence Instructional Intimidation.
Jeff Hoyle, Department of Marketing and Hospitality Services Administration I designed ENT 221: Marketing Strategies for Entrepreneurs for the online format, which includes weekly Webex sessions. I have struggled to increase engagement and participation online,… Read moreFaculty Voices: Increasing Student Engagement using the Lightboard Maker Space