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Classroom help: Sept. 13-20

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 15, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Classroom help: Sept. 13-20

Thanks to 'net detective Pat Bowne

Opportunities and problems

More than 40 short ed. courses offered at Pittcon.

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20160915/Pittcon-offers-402b-new-educational-courses-in-2017-Short-Course-Program.aspx

March 4-9, 2017; From website

Does it matter how old you are when you teach? Yep

http://www.chronicle.com/article/Confessions-of-a-Formerly/237810?cid=trend_au&elqTrackId=2a1af1e553e14b22a3c4391e11670e80&elq=3e67c9849b3a4ce0809acafe29a07e5e&elqaid=10759&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=4077

Full, free advice bit from Chron. hi. ed.

Other professional matters

No link between learning and student evaluations

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/09/21/new-study-could-be-another-nail-coffin-validity-student-evaluations-teaching?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=ddd03ccf45-DNU20160921&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-ddd03ccf45-199141673&mc_cid=ddd03ccf45&mc_eid=23de6ef3ce

Full, free essay, links from Inside hi. ed.

College suing SACS over accreditation loss

http://paine.edu/blog/post/2016/09/17/Paine-College-to-File-Federal-Lawsuit-to-Maintain-its-Accreditation.aspx

Press release from Paine College

Usual time to bachelors completion: 5 years

https://nscresearchcenter.org/signaturereport11/

Complete, free report from Nat'l student clearinghouse res. cent.

Teaching

Should you use tablets in teaching?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/are-tablet-devices-a-good-teaching-tool/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160916

Full, free article from Sci. Am.

Help with building a syllabus

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1545-diy-syllabus-what-is-a-syllabus-really-for-anyway?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=a1b21d464d364b8db094d560edc22116&elq=abe5d12c078e42269a3e059c884f5af9&elqaid=10736&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=4061

Full, free essay, links from Vitae

Interaction in distance learning course

https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/higher-ed-gamma/reimagining-regular-and-substantive-interaction-0

Complete, free report from Inside hi. ed.

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