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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 […]

Island Voices: Capturing Student Testimonials in FIT Live Action Studio

Island Voices: Capturing Student Testimonials in FIT Live Action Studio

As much time as I’ve spent in the FIT Studio since it opened in 2014, I’d avoided wandering all the way back to the Live Action Studio for fear that I was far from qualified to enter its soundproofed walls. Then this past fall, circumstances compelled me to overcome my reluctance and take on a project that would make use of FIT’s Video Recording and Production services. As it turned out, no expertise on my part was required. All I needed was a vision of what I wanted the project to accomplish. The crack FIT team enabled me to turn that vision into reality. Read more about Island Voices: Capturing Student Testimonials in FIT Live Action Studio

ONLINE TEACHING: OVERCOMING LONELINESS

ONLINE TEACHING: OVERCOMING LONELINESS

  As I take some time to look back and reflect on my online teaching experience, I can’t avoid the feeling that, while it has been transformative in profoundly positive ways, it has been, frankly, lonely at times. We, as traditional face-to-face classroom instructors, have taken different paths to our teaching: an early vocation or […]

Become a FIT Studio Cardholder and Get Swag!

Become a FIT Studio Cardholder and Get Swag!

Everybody loves getting free swag, and we love seeing your faces stop by the FIT Studio. So to get the best of both worlds, we’ve created our FIT Frequent Visitor card. Every time you stop by the studio and work with us, we’ll give your card a punch. Once you’ve gotten all 10 punches, you’ll […]

Looking for assistance?

Looking for assistance?

Welcome to the second week of the 2015 Fall semester! On behalf of the Teaching and Learning Innovations team, I would like to invite you to our upcoming support workshops for VoiceThread and CI Learn: Introduction to VoiceThread in CI Learn this Friday, September 4th from 10-12p  with Michelle Pacansky-Brock Using Grade Center in CI […]

FIT Studio Sign-In 2.0

FIT Studio Sign-In 2.0

Believe it or not the seventh week of the semester is already here and the FIT Studio is buzzing with activity. As most of you know the studio opened just before  the Fall 2014 semester. During the first semester there were over 275 visits from faculty, staff, and guests. In 2015, there have been over 130 total […]

FIT Studio Open House: Join Us!

FIT Studio Open House: Join Us!

CSUCI is proud to announce the grand opening of our Faculty Innovations in Teaching (FIT) Studio.  The FIT Studio is for faculty to record instructional videos using cutting-edge, professional technologies; learn how to develop high quality instructional video content; and meet with colleagues in our comfortable faculty lounge area. Join us for the FIT Studio Open […]

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