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Faculty Developing, Preparing for a Variety of Online Courses

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What do the migration patterns of the Basque, the world’s oceans and family systems have in common? They are all subjects of online courses that Boise State instructors have been designing and building for the past few months through the …

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Webinar: Visual Choices that Deepen Learning

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Instructional Design and Educational Assessment (IDEA Shop) invites faculty and staff to attend this week’s installment in the Friday Webinar Series: “Beyond Words: Visual Choices that Deepen Learning.” The webinar is from noon-1:30 p.m. in Riverfront Hall, Room 301. The webinar is …

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CID, Computer Science Partnering on Summer Coding Classes

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Want to learn how to code, build your own mobile app or just hone your technology skills? The College of Innovation and Design and the Department of Computer Science are offering a “summer of technology,” bringing together students, industry professionals …

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Online Faculty Help Students and the State Reach Goals

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Online courses help provide an avenue for students to take classes anytime and anywhere they can. When those students are Idahoans, the instructors are also helping to meet a statewide goal to see more residents of the Gem State walk …

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Apply Now to Redesign an Online Course, Create a New One

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The eCampus Quality Instruction Program (eQIP) is accepting applications from faculty and adjuncts to polish up existing online courses or convert face-to-face courses for online delivery. eQIP has openings in its professional development offerings for summer and fall. Participation is …

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Apply to Learn About Accessibility and Universal Design

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Instructional Design and Educational Assessment (IDEA Shop) invites Boise State faculty to apply to join a Faculty Learning Community focused on exploring accessibility and implementing principles of universal design. The IDEA Shop’s accessibility initiative focuses on electronic accessibility, particularly in regard to …

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REEF Polling, Boise State Official Student Response Platform

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On Monday, Dec. 7, the Technology for Learning and Teaching Group unanimously approved adopting REEF Polling as the campus-wide student response system. This vote was the culmination of ten months of product evaluations across nine courses in which we collected feedback from more …

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Teaching Online? Professional Development Offerings Increased

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Professional development for faculty teaching online classes is now available in two sessions each semester beginning spring 2016. The eCampus Teaching Online Seminar gives faculty the opportunity to share ideas with peers while exploring best practices related to delivering an …

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Learn to Code With the Hour of Code at Albertsons Library

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Albertsons Library and the Office of Information Technology are partnering to offer Hour of Code sessions for the campus community. Students, staff, faculty and the community are encouraged to visit the library from 4-6 p.m. on Dec. 7 to learn …

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OIT Offering Clicker Demos, Seeking Feedback

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The OIT Learning Technology Solutions team invites faculty to attend demonstrations of the four student response system or “clicker” solutions currently under evaluation. Boise State’s faculty members are classroom experts and OIT appreciates your input in selecting a solution to provide …

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Center for Professional Development Releases New Digital Badges

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Boise State’s Center for Professional Development (CPD) is excited to announce the release of digital badges. CPD is a part of a university initiative to provide digital badging for non-credit learning. Boise State is partnering with Idaho SkillStack, the Digital …

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Qualtrics Announces a New Interface

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Last week, Qualtrics sent out an email to users announcing a new interface to be released on Oct. 6 that’s more intuitive, easier to navigate and improves how responses and results are viewed. Rest assured, previously collected surveys and data still will …

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