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Group Note Taking

  Would you consider delegating lecture note-taking to a classmate? The following tip from Fred Weening featured on AcademicTips.org suggests you do just that. Are you tired of struggling to keep up with a lecture while copying page after page of notes in class? My advice? Don’t take the notes — at least not every […]

Podcasting with Campus Pack

By, Jing Zou How are you delivering course content in your Blackboard classes? You might have uploaded mp3/mp4 files, created voice boards/emails, or recorded video lectures with Tegrity. Now, in addition to these tools, instructors can use Campus Pack Podcast to create multi-media content by yourself and the students. Why Campus Pack? You may consider […]

New Workshop: Effective Social Media Engagement with Students in the Classroom

New Workshop:  Effective Social Media Engagement with Students in the Classroom Presenter: David Ta-Pryor Dates:        Thursday, August 16th Time:          12:00-1:00PM Location:   Fine Arts, Room 307 Register:    http://doodle.com/pqma9zmd43z297cc Level of Difficulty: ALL Description: Social media have been steadily rising since SixDegrees inception in 1997. With the environment saturated with companies trying to make a niche market, […]

UMKC Hires New Instructional Designer

David Ta-Pryor joins Molly Mead as the second Instructional Designer for Information Access (IA).  David’s area of research consists of education technology, new media, emotion/motivation, and higher education.  Some of his research projects include examining disclosure online and how teacher interaction can impact student’s communication, looking at how twitter can be effectively incorporated into a […]

Summer/Fall 2012 Faculty Certification Courses

Summer/Fall 2012 Faculty Certification in Online Teaching Schedule June 4th – June 29th July 23rd – August 17th October 22nd – November 16th What: Four Week Experience Where: Asynchronous online course with 1 one-hour Wimba session Why: Completion Results in Certification in Online Teaching and Learning Would you like to gain Certification in Teaching and […]

Spring Certification in Online Teaching Schedule

Spring 2012 Faculty Certification in Online Teaching Schedule January 16th – February 10th April 2nd – April 27th June 4th – June 29th What: Four Week Experience Where: Asynchronous online course with 1 one-hour Wimba session Why: Completion Results in Certification in Online Teaching and Learning Would you like to gain Certification in Teaching and […]