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Number of Broncos Taking Online Courses on the Rise

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As President Bob Kustra noted in his recent State of the University address, enrollments in summer online courses increased this year, making up more than 40 percent of all summer 2015 credits. More than 11,300 students enrolled in at least …

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Digital Measures: New Interface and Updated Website

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A new Digital Measures interface has been released by Institutional Research and is now available to Boise State faculty. The updated interface provides a more user-friendly platform and many functional enhancements. In concert with the new interface, the Office of …

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Webinars Address Online Accessibility and Design


Produced by the Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C), the following webinars each will be conducted in Riverfront Hall, Room 301, beginning at noon. Each webinar runs for one hour, with another half hour set aside for those attending to discuss implications …

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Take Your Class Beyond the Classroom

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Would you like to launch a collaborative class project that extends beyond the walls of your classroom? The office of Instructional Design and Educational Assessment’s (IDEA) Mobile Learning programs can help. This semester the IDEA Shop is offering two programs …

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Catch New Classroom Technology Demos with OIT

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In accordance with a university initiative that seeks to answer the question, “Do we have the right classroom capture tools and environments at Boise State?” the Office of Information Technology is hosting a series of upcoming demonstrations for potential future …

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IDEA Shop Hosts Accessibility and Design Workshops


In July, the IDEA Shop will host two webinars in its ongoing free series about electronic accessibility and universal design for learning. Faculty and staff are invited to join instructional designers from the IDEA Shop for the following webinars produced …

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Spring Commencement Parking and Traffic Advisory


Spring Commencement is Saturday, May 9, beginning at 10 a.m. and with that comes increased traffic congestion throughout campus, specifically along University Drive between Broadway Avenue and Capitol Boulevard. Please note: Parkcenter Boulevard near campus will be closed from Park Boulevard …

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Webinars Address Accessibility and Design for Learning

Throughout the remainder of April and into May, the IDEA Shop will host a free series of webinars titled “Pizza, Planning and Practices: Electronic Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning.” Faculty are invited to join instructional designers from the IDEA …

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Apply by April 7 for Mobile Learning Summer Institute


This summer, Instructional Design and Educational Assessment (IDEA Shop) will hold a three-day institute focused on creative pedagogical strategies that leverage the power of mobile devices to enhance teaching and learning. Applications are due by April 7. Areas of exploration …

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Get Virtual Blackboard Help Beginning March 10

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Learning Technology Solutions will begin offering virtual office hours from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Fridays beginning March 10 for faculty. A Blackboard specialist will be available to help answer questions. The sessions will be held in …

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Conference Highlights Technology in Education at Boise State


The Department of Learning Technology Solutions in the Office of Information Technology, in conjunction with the IDEA shop and eCampus Center, hosted a faculty-focused conference highlighting the Digital Ecosystems of Boise State University. This conference was supported by Blackboard Inc. …

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Faculty Invited to Participate in e-Textbooks Pilot Program


Faculty are invited to join the Fall 2015 cohort of the university’s e-Textbook Pilot Program, sponsored by the Provost’s Office and the deans and managed by the Center for Teaching and Learning, the Bookstore and the IDEA Shop (formerly Academic …

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