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LAS Teaching Academy | Jose Vazquez - Curiosity and the Pleasure of Learning

Professor Jose Vazquez invites you to think about what curiosity means and shares his thoughts on how to stimulate students' curiosity and encourage them to learn actively.

From  Yihan Zhou on 11/28/2017 44 plays 0  

LAS Online Info Session - 3/3

Professor Jose Vazquez shares his experience with teaching online, and discusses how it has improved his teaching acumen.

From  Dillinger James on 04/6/2017 7 plays 0  

LAS Online Info Session - 2/3

Lindsey Sharp from the ATLAS team shares her thoughts on Moodle and addresses some common misconceptions

From  Dillinger James on 04/6/2017 11 plays 0  

LAS Online Info Session - 1/3

The Assistant Director of Applied Technology for Learning in LAS (ATLAS), Kostas Yfantis, discusses the many resources available to faculty members in LAS.

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Jose Vazquez - Experiments with Closed Assessments

Professor Jose Vazquez discusses some of the results from research he has conducted in an economics class using different forms of closed assessments.

From  Dillinger James on 03/17/2017 18 plays 0  

Can Computer Based Testing Facilities work in LAS?

Professor Mathew West discussed Computer Based Testing Facilities (CBTFs) in more detail, and takes questions from the audience.

From  Dillinger James on 03/17/2017 8 plays 0  

Mathew West - Computer Based Testing Facilities

Professor Mathew West introduces the College of Engineering's Computer Based Testing Facility (CBTF), and how it has improved undergraduate assessment

From  Dillinger James on 03/17/2017 4 plays 0  

Christian Ray - Assessing vs. Engaging & Working Together vs. Cheating

Christian Ray discusses why he encourages students to work together to do homework, but at the risk of not learning it as well themselves. He also shares his thoughts on using grade points to…

From  Dillinger James on 03/16/2017 39 plays 0  

Christian Ray - Closed Assessments in Chemistry

Dr. Christian Ray shares his perspective on closed-assessments, and his experience with them in the Chemistry department.

From  Dillinger James on 03/16/2017 21 plays 0  

Jose Vazquez - Closed Assessment in the 21st Century Introduction

Jose Vazquez introduces the LAS Teaching Academy forum to discuss closed-form assessments in the 21st century.

From  Dillinger James on 03/16/2017 10 plays 0  

Drupal Training - Basic Page

Instructions for creating and editing Basic Page content on LAS Drupal sites

From  Nate Baxley on 02/13/2017 55 plays 0  

LAS Teaching Academy | Ann Abbott - Service Learning in LAS

Ann Abbott shares her thoughts on how to integrate service learning into the classroom: "Research shows that service learning helps students better understand "messy problems"--the…

From  Dillinger James on 11/17/2016 13 plays 0  

LAS Teaching Academy | Q & A - Answering Questions About Teaching Online

Check out the Illinois Online Network (ION) for more resources that will help you teach online. The panel shares their perspective on teaching online (October 14, 2016) during the Teaching…

From  Dillinger James on 11/15/2016 8 plays 0  

LAS Teaching Academy | Kostas Yfantis - ATLAS Online Support

Kostas Yfantis shares his perspective on teaching online (October 14, 2016) during the Teaching Academy's online teaching forum. Watch this brief video to learn more!

From  Dillinger James on 11/15/2016 26 plays 0  

LAS Teaching Academy | Jason Mock - Designing an Online Course

Jason Mock shares his perspective on teaching online (October 14, 2016) during the Teaching Academy's online teaching forum. Watch this brief video to learn more!

From  Dillinger James on 11/15/2016 17 plays 0  

LAS Teaching Academy | Joanne Manaster - Surprises in Teaching Online

Joanne Manaster shares her perspective on teaching online (October 14, 2016) during the Teaching Academy's online teaching forum. Watch this brief video to learn more!

From  Dillinger James on 11/15/2016 22 plays 0  

LAS Teaching Academy | Steve Altaner - Sage on the Stage vs. Guide on the Side

Steve Altaner shares his perspective on teaching online (October 14, 2016). Watch this brief video to learn more!

From  Dillinger James on 11/15/2016 35 plays 0  

Incorporating International Students pt 1

As the numbers of international students have continued to grow in recent years, classroom dynamics have changed. International students report a certain level of distance from their peers and…

From  Justin York on 05/10/2016 18 plays 0  

Incorporating International Students pt 2

As the numbers of international students have continued to grow in recent years, classroom dynamics have changed. International students report a certain level of distance from their peers and…

From  Justin York on 05/10/2016 7 plays 0  

Employing Active Learning Strategies in Large Math Courses pt 1

The Math department teaches calculus on a large scale. In Fall 2015 for example, calculus was taught in 20 large lectures to 4500 students. These courses have been using active learning techniques…

From  Justin York on 04/19/2016 246 plays 0  

Employing Active Learning Strategies in Large Math Courses pt 2

The Math department teaches calculus on a large scale. In Fall 2015 for example, calculus was taught in 20 large lectures to 4500 students. These courses have been using active learning techniques…

From  Justin York on 04/19/2016 43 plays 0  

How to improve Learning Outcomes using Lecture Capture pt 1

Ever wonder if there is a simple thing you could do to improve the learning outcome for 95% of your students in a face-to-face course? If so, lecture video capture may be for you. We will discuss…

From  Justin York on 04/19/2016 48 plays 0  

How to improve Learning Outcomes using Lecture Capture pt 2

Ever wonder if there is a simple thing you could do to improve the learning outcome for 95% of your students in a face-to-face course? If so, lecture video capture may be for you. We will discuss…

From  Justin York on 04/19/2016 16 plays 0  

Can Students Grade Themselves? A Case Study Using Online Peer Assessment in Large Enrollment Courses pt 1

Peer assessment, when students asses the work of their peers, gives instructors of large enrollment courses the opportunity to use assessment instruments beyond multiple choice. Many learning…

From  Justin York on 04/19/2016 5 plays 0