In this presentation, Lorna Olsen and Dr. Lori Swinney introduce three guiding principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and provide examples of how to apply them to your course design. There is also additional discussion about common accessibility issues that students face and how to address these concerns.
In this presentation, Dr. Mari Borr highlights various asynchronous teaching practices to consider utilizing in your next course.
In this panel discussion, Dr. Beena Ajmera, Dr. Kimberly Booth, and Dr. Teresa Shume discuss the pros and cons of continuing adaptive Hyflex practices when classes are in their “new normal.”
In this presentation, Dr. Angela Hodgson shares tips for instructors on how to increase empathy and implement inclusive practices in their teaching.
In this panel discussion, several participants of the Learning and Applied Innovation Center’s (LAIC) Instructional Design Project (funded through allocated CARES funds from the state of North Dakota) discuss their experiences redesigning their course with a Blackboard instructional designer.
After a few years of start and stop planning, and a pandemic that made everything screech to a halt, we are excited to launch the Dual-Credit Program at NDSU. Courses will be offered during the 2022-23 academic year, but the registration process is happening right now.
Our colleagues at the junior colleges have been doing an amazing job of offering dual credit for many years. They have made universal general education classes like English 110 and College Algebra available to North Dakota (ND) high school students, allowing them to get a head start on college while fulfilling their high school course requirements.
NDSU’s dual-credit program has a somewhat different purpose. Continue reading “Dual Credit at NDSU: Increasing Options and Exploring Possibilities”
From time to time, actually, quite often, we get an email or a call from a teacher who really wants (or needs) to take a class that is full. These teachers are often wondering if there is a way to squeeze in another registration for that particular class. Continue reading “How To Take a PD Class When The Class is Full”
This conference session, moderated by Dr. Melissa Vosen-Callens, allowed participants to share successes they’ve had this past year that might be helpful to other instructors.
We recently discussed assessment, in general, at any level in the academic environment. You can revisit that post here.
Today our focus is on classroom assessment; that is, understanding what is going on in your classroom. We are all familiar with summative assessment techniques such as assignments, quizzes, papers, and exams, but let’s consider formative assessment. Continue reading “Formative Assessment”
North Dakota State University received state CARES funding to support the transition to HyFlex teaching. In this presentation, Dr. Lori Swinney and Sharley Kurtz of the Learning and Applied Innovation Center (LAIC), and Holly DeVries and Amy Tichy of the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL), discuss one of the projects the CARES funding created: new certification courses for NDSU faculty.