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  • Posted on: Reading Group for Student Engagement and Success
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    Posted by 11 days ago
    Thank you everyone for an interesting year of discussion in and around the ongoing challenge of how we might better motivate and engage our students in the physical and digital classroom here at MSU. With that in mind, I've complied a working bibliography, of sorts, containing (mostly) recent titles that provide practical information on motivating and engaging students, teaching critical/deeper thinking, the application universal design for learning, collaborative learning, reflective learn...
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  • Posted on: #iteachmsu
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    Posted by 11 days ago
    With summer (beach) reading in mind, I've complied a working bibliography, of sorts, containing (mostly) recent titles that provide practical information on motivating and engaging students, critical thinking, universal design for learning, collaborative learning, reflective learning, culturally responsive and inclusive teaching practices, Ed Tech and digital learning among other approaches. All are readily available through Amazon. I hope you might find a few of the titles useful as we ste...
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  • Posted on: #iteachmsu
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    Posted by 12 days ago
  • Posted on: #iteachmsu
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    Posted by 12 days ago
    MSU's new Center for Teaching and Learning Innovation is surveying faculty educators about your needs and expectations for the new teaching center. Any faculty member or educator in another campus role can complete this brief survey by May 6th. https://msu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cSYf5dmcxVzLlFc
  • Posted on: CISAH
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    Posted by 24 days ago
    After the workshop ended, we struck up a discussion about the issue of scale when it comes to creative assignments, namely: [b]How do you incorporate creativity/alternative modalities into especially large classes?[/b]

    The example from our discussion was the 450-person IAH courses that run in lecture halls, but we could certainly use this discussion to comment on the ways we scale creative assignments to class size as well.

    What experience do you have with handling the challenges of c...
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  • Posted on: CISAH
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    Posted by 24 days ago
    Since we ran out of time to discuss the creative rubric examples today, I've posted links below. Please take a look and consider sharing your thoughts, or your own examples of rubrics you use to evaluate creative work, as a comment on this post!
    - GJS

    Creative Thinking VALUE Rubric (from AACU): https://teaching.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/value_rubric_packet.pdf

    Creativity Process & Product (from OECD): https://www.oecd.org/education/class-friendly-assessment-rubric-creativity...
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  • Posted on: CISAH
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    Posted by 24 days ago
    If you're interested in viewing the slides from our Creative Assignments workshop (4/22/22), please use the link below.

    https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1-5DgunvNZL69rseSmce0RkNIV8dptNed/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=102739642533239513676&rtpof=true&sd=true

    - GJS

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