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Open Science with Bryan Cook

Open Science with Bryan Cook

On March 11th, we had our second speaker in our openCI Speaker Series, Bryan Cook, Ph.D. Dr. Cook, Professor of Education at University of Virginia, joined us to discuss his recent and growing interest in Open Science. He spoke about the implications of open science for research and publishing. Bryan challenged us with ideas about […]

Inspired by Openness

Inspired by Openness

Over the past few weeks, I have been in the role of a student.  Along with Jaime Hannans and Jacob Jenkins,  I am participating in the 10 week Creative Commons Certificate program. We decided to take part in this 10 week program to improve our knowledge of Creative Commons licensing as it pertains to our […]

Time for Reflection

Time for Reflection

Dear Colleagues, This past week has been a very stressful and trying time for our campus community. I know many of you, like myself are contemplating how we will move forward. There is much that will be done in the local community and across campus to help us process and heal from these tragic events, but […]

A Little Inspiration

A Little Inspiration

This week, I was honored when one of my CI colleagues, Safa Khan, gave a fabulous little book, “Together is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration” by Simon Sinek. This book is about teams, leadership, goals, and innovation. The following quotes helped me get up and get going today. They helped me go back to […]

Faculty Inquiry Projects

Faculty Inquiry Projects

  I am excited to announce our latest Faculty Development Effort- Faculty Inquiry Projects.  Faculty Inquiry Projects are “faculty communities” focused on particular questions around big ideas. Faculty communities will meet to discuss, problem solve, and share ideas focused on a set of questions that they agree to explore. Groups will meet 5 times throughout the semester […]

Thank you Michelle Pacansky-Brock

Thank you Michelle Pacansky-Brock

Dear Colleagues It is with mixed emotions that I write this post and share that Michelle Pacansky-Brock has decided to leave CI. Michelle has accepted a new position as Faculty Mentor, Digital Innovation with the California Community College system. She will be coordinating professional development efforts related to emerging technologies in online teaching and learning […]

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 […]

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