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Summer is Here!!

Summer is Here!!

On behalf of the Teaching & Learning Innovations Team, we want to wish you a fabulous summer!  We will be working hard this summer to assure your move from CI Learn (Blackboard) to the new and improved CI Learn 2.0 (Canvas) is as smooth as possible.  Remember, you may opt-in and use Canvas in the fall […]

HumanizED Podcast

HumanizED Podcast

Announcing the HumanizED Podcast Teaching & Learning Innovations at CI is proud to introduce the launch of the HumanizED podcast. This podcast hosted by Michelle Pacansky-Brock, tells the stories of diverse students and those who serve them. The episodes will delve into provocative topics and unveil marginalized voices, in hopes of fostering connection and empathy through […]

Measuring Success of Faculty Development

Measuring Success of Faculty Development

Over the past year, I have been challenged by the question of how to measure success of faculty development. This is not a challenge unique to CSU Channel Islands or the initiatives of Teaching & Learning Innovations. It is a regular topic of discussion amongst the broad range of professionals that support faculty. This year T&LI […]

Active Learning Workshop

Active Learning Workshop

Faculty came together to share ideas about how to best engage students and promote active learning. They learned to incorporate active learning “high-impact practices” into everyday teaching.  Strategies for redesigning the way a challenging concept or topic are taught were explored and resources were shared to expand faculty repertoire of strategies to promote students’ active engagement in […]

Faculty Websites

Faculty Websites

Faculty Website workshop in the FIT studio today.  with 10 Faculty took the first step to build their faculty websites on cikeys.com. *Facilitated by Michael McGarry. Agenda and Resources Objectives Create a domain on CI Keys Install WordPress on your domain Build pages, create a custom menu, and understand basics of customizing a theme Why? Digital identity […]

Digital Badges

Digital Badges

We had a wonderful discussion today in the FIT studio about Digital Badges. Thank you to Jaime Hannans for sharing her experience starting a Digital Badge program in Nursing at CI. Jaime started this program last year with funding last year from the CSU Channel Islands Presidents Foundation Fund. Her goal was  to investigate the potential […]

Fall 2016 Has Arrived

Fall 2016 Has Arrived

Every year August seems to roll around faster and faster. This year is no different. Unbelievably, students will be back at CI and classrooms will be buzzing in a few days. This is the time that of year that faculty put their heads down and work diligently to prepare classes for the students coming their way. […]

2015-2016 Year in Review

2015-2016 Year in Review

At the end of every year, I agree to write up a summary of accomplishments for the T&L Innovations team. This year, my task is bigger, messier and more complex than ever. That is because our team has grown, and our responsibilities multiplied. At the end of the day this feels like success, but at […]

Spring Opportunities

Spring Opportunities

Welcome to the Spring 2016 semester at CI. We are excited for the students to arrive back on campus and for classes to start. In an attempt to better support your teaching and learning needs, T&L Innovations has partnered with Faculty Development and others across campus to create an announcement about faculty opportunities happening this spring. Take […]

Newsletter

Newsletter

Finals are upon us at CI and the Fall semester is coming to a close. In between grading and finalizing the details for the semester take a few minutes to read our Fall 2015 Newsletter.  You will find information about opportunities for spring, new tools and our FIT Studio/ Faculty Development calendar. Fall 2015 Newsletter

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