Category: Support

Did You Miss the WordPress Presentation at Convocation?

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Nicole and I gave a presentation at Convocation on August 19 about the new Learning spaces WordPress site. Learning Spaces is UAS Sitka’s Title III pilot of a UAS WordPress Multisite. It’s a web presence where faculty can: Promote and showcase departments or courses Blog and reach out to colleagues and students Create an authentic experience for students to …

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20 Minute Monday Morning Mentor

That’s a lot of M’s but not a lot of time! Title III is once again providing interested faculty a chance to start their weeks off with dynamic, professional development – in only 20 minutes! The Monday Morning Mentor is a program from Magna Publications. How does this practical and convenient program work? Each program …

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The Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know Were in Blackboard Learn

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When Kathi and I were at the Blackboard World conference 2014 we were amazed and excited by many Blackboard features that will be available to the University of Alaska once we upgrade to the latest version of Blackboard (without any additional costs!). Some features you may have access to right now and are unaware that …

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Who Are Our “Customers” Now and in the Future?

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Jim Seeland shared this article with me with the following note (and permission to post to our FLC blog)– “This message is a good one for anybody but, as I read through it, I was struck by how pertinent it is for UAS faculty and staff.   Being able to relate to folks across several …

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Plagiarism Education Week – Free Webcast Series

The 2nd annual Plagiarism Education Week virtual conference is April 21-25. Free, daily webcasts will share ideas and best practices to teach educators and students how to stop copying and start thinking critically. Monday, April 21 – Understanding Plagiarism with Help from Dr. Seuss Tuesday, April 22 – Tweets from the French Revolution? Using What Students Know to Promote Original …

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Reminder: Free Webinar Opportunities

UAS maintains a number of site licenses for software that allows faculty to create presentations and interactive learning activities. StudyMate and Softchalk are some of these. Studymate is a Windows program which makes a variety of learning activities: quizzes, flashcards, games, etc. Studymate can be used to review facts, vocabulary and basic concepts. Softchalk is …

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Monday Morning Mentor Reminder

It’s not too late to sign up for the Monday Morning Mentor program! You don’t need to commit to all sessions – simply choose which ones you want to listen to. You’ll receive an email each Monday morning through May 12 with details on how to access the week’s topic. Each session is recorded and …

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20 Minute Monday Morning Mentor

That’s a lot of M’s but not a lot of time! Title III is providing interested faculty a chance to start their weeks off with dynamic, professional development – in only 20 minutes! The Monday Morning Mentor is a program from Magna Publications. How does this practical and convenient program work? Each program is available …

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Save the Date: Two iTeach Opportunities to Choose From

Get your calendar out and reserve these dates –  two different iTeach opportunities are headed your way! Basic iTeach Juneau – May 12-16, 2014 iTeach2 Sitka – June 2-6, 2014 Regardless of whether you are an experienced or a novice online instructor, we have an iTeach that should fit your needs. Do not put this one …

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Peer Review at UAS–an Update!

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There has been a lot of interest in the Peer Review process developed by the Peer Review for Course Improvement Committee at UAS. We’ve developed a tutorial and website to explain peer review, answer your questions, and supply you with the rubric and the checklist so you can start using these tools on your own …

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