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BECOMING AN ACTIVIST: A JOURNEY TOWARDS IMPROVING ACCOMMODATION 	METHODS TOWARDS STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE WRITING CENTER

BECOMING AN ACTIVIST: A JOURNEY TOWARDS IMPROVING ACCOMMODATION METHODS TOWARDS STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE WRITING CENTER

The following blog post developed out of student interest to explore how campus services, specifically tutoring in the Multiliteracy Writing Center, addressed the needs of student clients with various learning needs and the tutors who serve them. That study  was conducted by Cristal Gamez (CSUCI, 2018) and was supported by a TLI Faculty Fellow, Talya Drescher, Assistant Professor of Special […]

Canvas: An End of Pilot Semester Review

Canvas: An End of Pilot Semester Review

During the Canvas pilot in the Spring of 2017 we tested the LMS for a variety of roles. Instructors and learners tested the usability and features via the courses taught in the pilot program. One of our students browsed the LMS throughout the semester with a Teaching Assistant’s access and provided her brief experience in […]

Using a Student Response System to Increase Engagement

Using a Student Response System to Increase Engagement

Ever wonder how many of your students are grasping content as it is currently being delivered?  In looking over the sea of students in the classroom, I notice a vast collection of electronic devices – cell phones, tablets, and laptop computers.  Learning tied to technology could make a connection to not only content, but also […]

Questioning Community

Questioning Community

The following blog post developed out of a larger research project that explored best practices for building a sense of community within online/blended classrooms. That study was supported by a Faculty Fellowship from CI’s Teaching & Learning Innovations Team, and was conducted by Kellie Prather (undergraduate student at CI), Brandon Burns (undergraduate student at CI), […]

Breaking the Ice in Online/Blended Classes

Breaking the Ice in Online/Blended Classes

The following blog post developed out of a larger research project that explored best practices for building a sense of community within online/blended classrooms. That study was supported by a Faculty Fellowship from CI’s Teaching & Learning Innovations Group, and was conducted by Kellie Prather (undergraduate student at CI), Brandon Burns (undergraduate student at CI), […]

Two Misconceptions about Online/Blended Classes

Two Misconceptions about Online/Blended Classes

The following blog post developed out of a larger research project that explored best practices for building a sense of community within online/blended classrooms. That study was supported by a Faculty Fellowship from CI’s Teaching & Learning Innovations Group, and was conducted by Kellie Prather (undergraduate student at CI), Brandon Burns (undergraduate student at CI), […]

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