Tag: Tips

Sep 08

Capturing Your Student’s FULL Attention

Attention Span

Back in June of 2014 Saga Briggs wrote The Science of Attention: How To Capture and Hold the Attention of Easily Distracted Students.┬áIn this article she describes the findings of research which indicates that university students do best when their attention is captured by periods of active learning. She then gives the reader 15 Tricks …

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Mar 12

iTeachU Tip Sheets for Faculty

iTeachU UAF Teaching Tips

We’ve mentioned before that our colleagues at UAF are creating some excellent resources for faculty. In fact, we’ve even added a sidebar on this site to link you directly to their blog site so you can browse some of their tip sheets more easily. Here are just a few that might be of interest to …

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Apr 07

How Can I Make My Multiple Choice Tests More Effective?

Monday Morning Mentor

Today’s 20 Minute Monday Morning Mentor is by Linda Suskie and talks about making your exams more effective. If you haven’t seen this short video, contact Nicole to get access to the video– it has many helpful tips to make your exams more effective. Linda’s supplemental materials include a blueprint for creating an examination that …

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Mar 03

Great Opportunity: Ask the Expert

Camtasia Tutorial Link

We have a great opportunity to interact with an expert instructor and user of Camtasia. Susan Mircovich uses Camtasia lessons to help her students learn chemistry. She has created a tutorial Camtasia Recordings a Short Tutorial (35 minutes long) for you to get started using this tool. Camtasia is like Jing on steroids– in fact, …

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Oct 29

eTech Fair: Distance Education Week | Nov. 11-15th 2013

Online Training

UAA invites you to attend the eTech Fair: Distance Education Week. Drop-ins are welcome and no pre-registration is required. The agenda is attached below, note that only UAA faculty are eligible for the door prizes. This is an ONLINE training, attend from your desk or home computer, via Collaborate! Offerings include, Interactive Rubrics, VoiceThread, Making …

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