Posts By: Theresa Schlafly

Provost’s Seminar: Recap of “New Approaches for Improving Student Engagement in Large Enrollment Classes”

Wednesday’s panel discussion on “New Approaches for Improving Student Engagement in Large Enrollment Classes,” led by CNDLS Assistant Director for Science Programs Janet Russell, featured a discussion of technology-related pedagogical approaches by Mark Rom, Matt Carnes, Matt Hamilton, Frank Ambrosio, and Heidi Elmendorf.

Spring Blackboard Training

Each semester, CNDLS offers Blackboard training sessions on a variety of topics, including Blackboard basics, communication and collaboration tools, assignments, and assessment tools.

Spring Web 2.0 Workshops

CNDLS is pleased to announce a new series of spring workshops focusing on Web 2.0 tools, to be presented in collaboration with the Gelardin New Media Center.

Students, Technology, and Contemplation

A recent article in the Washington Post highlighted some of the issues surrounding students, technology, and contemplation explored by last semester’s guest speaker David Levy in his talk “No Time to Think” and at CNDLS’ December 2008 Symposium “Teaching to Connect the Heart and Mind.”

Assessment 2.0

In the following post, CNDLS Graduate Associate Lindsay Pettingill addresses the challenges of assessment in the digital age and shares a helpful resource.