Face it, making connections is tough. Whether it’s in an airport or a class room, one has to work at it to make it all come together. One way to get ahead is through weaving together a Personal Learning Network (PLN). Personal Learning Networks are nothing new. Being connected is nothing new. Though the advent of all […]
We’ve only 8 weeks left in the semester, but we needn’t measure personal or professional development in calendars and coffee spoons, after all. Why wait, why stop, why be nay-saying even at the starting gate? So, even for an audience of 10-20, here I go, down the path of innovation again. Truth be told, what […]
Top 4 Things you didn’t know about… AVID for Higher Education @ Butler 4. AVID has a solid track record to share with Butler. 30 years after its inception, the AVID College Readiness System is implemented in more than 4,800 schools in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and 16 countries and territories serving more […]
We all know that two heads are better than one, and it does not take much to Outwit me, even on a good day. It is my goal that what we create will be beyond me, that is, Outlasting my greatest ambition and creative idea. The synergy the Faculty Development Team has shown surely is […]
Debate continues in education over whether students should be thought of as “customers” rather than as traditional students. What are the possible consequences of this mindset?Are they desired effects or part of a dangerous mindset leading to a sense of entitlement for students? I’ve written before on this site (most recently here) about the customer-service mentality […]
Becoming your best may include modeling after great instructors–today’s great instructors. While it is not uncommon for us to “teach as we have been taught,” I am not so sure that’s a sound practice. Why? When the span between that period in which we were taught and our current teaching is vast, how much of […]
April 12, 2014 – April 12, 2014 715 E 13th Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Join Steve Tingelhoff and others from McGraw-Hill for an enlightening, hands-on exposure to lots of tools in the Connect Suite. Regardless of your discipline, this workshop is sure to immerse and engage all participants. (Some basic computer competency […]
This will give all faculty a perspective on the up-coming in-service. Tuesday and Thursday afternoons offer workshops and activities for professional development points, led by our own faculty. Please plan to attend!
No, it’s not very professional, and a few might not even be great for the work place, but these are really, truly funny to about anyone who’s spent a fair amount of time in the classroom. 38 Test Answers That Are 100% Wrong But Totally Genius At The Same Time | Distractify.