Written by: Sarah S. Learman, Ph.D. Teaching and Learning Consultant, Office of Curriculum and Instructional Support The conversation of student camera use in virtual engagements may have slowed since the height of remote learning mid-pandemic,… Read moreAlternative Views: Student Cameras in Virtual Sessions
Catherine Helmuth, Department of Management For Spring 2021, I collaborated with CIS to create an engaging, learner-centered environment – one that acknowledged the difficulty of learning during a pandemic, but also reminded students of their resiliency… Read moreFaculty Voices Series: Individualized Feedback a Conduit for Learning
Deric Learman, Biology It took a global pandemic for me to realize that recording videos could be a tool that was helpful when teaching. I’d previously thought that it was too much to learn, too labor-intensive,… Read moreFaculty Voices Series: Course Videos Supporting Student Learning
Mary Senter, Sociology I am a long-time user of Blackboard, thinking of it as a place to store syllabi, assignments, handouts, and student grades. Since the pandemic, however, I have expanded my use of Blackboard in… Read moreFaculty Voices Series: Organizing in Blackboard for Student Success
Denise McBride, Business Information Systems Oh boy! How am I going to do that? I have to do what now? How? These were the questions, as well as many others, this past year. Just when you… Read moreFaculty Voices Series: I’m Succeeding – CIS can help!
Yucel Thomas, Master of Science in Administration As faculty members of CMU we possess remarkable skillsets. We are distinguished by the quality of our instruction and the depth of knowledge our courses have to offer. Part… Read moreFaculty Voices Series: Creating Courses Relevant to Tomorrow’s Issues
Student surveys can be a valuable tool for educators to receive feedback from learners and adjust their teaching practices accordingly. If received early and implemented, formative learner feedback has been shown to increase summative student feedback… Read moreMaking Sense of Student Feedback
Lisa DeMeyer, Mathematics The Office of Curriculum and Instructional Support staff have been invaluable at providing support with teaching in our current times. Prior to March 2020, I had no experience with online teaching or learning…. Read moreFaculty Voices Series: Assistance Engaging and Interacting with Students Online