Destination 2015: Flipped Learning – Week 2

Week 1: Overview of Flipped Learning Week 2: Curated Content Week 3: Created Content—online lesson/activities and assessments Week 4: Created Content—in class activities and assessments Week 5: Final Project Presentations   Day 2 Agenda Sign in Room 11-106 and then meet in your assigned room 1:00pm-1:30pm     1st Activity: Debrief with Entrance ticket (West Bldg. […]

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Destination 2015: Focusing on Active Learning through Reflective Practice

Our Prezi   Reflective Practitioner Infographic   YouTube Videos     Readings What is Active Learning Active Learning Activities Assignment for Week 2 We hope you enjoyed our first session and found it valuable and applicable to your practice.  Here is the homework assignment for Week 2: Print out learning outcomes for courses you commonly […]

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Library Adds 140,000-Plus E-books to Collection

If you missed the announcement of the new library E-book collection in The Juice, here is more information about how to put this powerful tool to use!  Check out the Ebrary LibGuide for all the information you need to use, download, and share E-books.  For those who would like to dive right in, the video […]

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Destination 2015: Flipped Learning

Week 1: Overview of Flipped Learning Week 2: Curated Content Week 3: Created Content—online lesson/activities and assessments Week 4: Created Content—in class activities and assessments Week 5: Final Project Presentations     Day 1 Agenda 12:00pm–1:00pm     Lunch  (West Campus 8-111) 1:15pm – 1:45pm     Welcome & Ice-Breaker/Team Building  (West Campus 11-106) 1:45pm […]

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EDpuzzle: Make Any Video Your Lesson

As part of Destination 2015: Flipped Learning, the Circles team wanted to share a technology that would  allow teachers to easily curate great videos and then flip those videos to create interactive out of class content.Of the many technologies we tested in preparation for Destination 2015, EDpuzzle was the most robust with the easiest interface. The […]

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May the Fourth Be With You in 2015

Happy Star Wars Day everyone! I know I am revealing my inner geek a little bit here, but I think it is safe to assume that I am not the only Star Wars fan at the college or following Circles. For those of you who don’t know about Star Wars Day, it is a day where Star Wars […]

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Intel Compute Stick

Will new technologies like the Compute Stick change the way faculty and students use technology around the college? First there was a migration away from desktops to laptops; then many of us jumped to the tablet, in large part because tablets were cool but also because we didn’t want to lug around 4 lb laptops with heavy adapters. […]

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Course Copy Assistance is Available to You

So you’ve taught a course using Blackboard, and are getting ready to copy it over for the next term. Have you ever had problems with this in the past? Or maybe you’ve never done this before and want some help? Remember, the Centers for Teaching / Learning Innovation are here to support your teaching. If […]

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My Favorite No

While not originally intended as a quote for teachers, Donald Rumsfeld once said, “There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we […]

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Jing for Video Feedback

I have been using Jing since about 2008; it is my go to tool for giving feedback to student writing or student questions in my hybrid and online courses. Recently I have been getting more than a few questions on the technique so I decided to put together this post to help others learn more […]

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