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Customizing Blackboard

Organizing and personalizing your Blackboard classroom can create a more productive and welcoming environment for students.  Learn some tips to help freshen up your virtual classroom and to make all of your information and materials easily accessible to students.


Glogster Workshop

Join us for a workshop about how to use the online poster presentation tool, Glogster.  The workshop will be led by Rachel Rigolio of the English Department; Rachel has used Glogster in her classes with great success and she will walk interested faculty through the basics of the program and …


Webinar: “…Large Classes…”

On Wednesday, April 24, faculty from the University of South Carolina will conduct a webinar on “Teaching Large Classes Online.”  Join us for this timely presentation as we move into an increasingly MOOC-friendly educational environment.  This event will  run from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m in the Honors Center, College Hall …


Guest Speaker: Daniel Barbezat

Daniel Barbezat, Professor of Economics at Amherst College and Executive Director of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, will speak on “Contemplative Pedagogy: The Role of Teaching and Learning Centers.” At Amherst, Professor Barbezat teaches a variety of courses but specializes in economic history. Most recently, he has begun …


Faculty Fridays @ the TLC

“The Multimedia Classroom” presented by Mary Fakler and Joanie Perisse. “Wanting to stress to students the importance of considering audience for their writing, we use varying media in our course work: peer critiquing and blogging are done through Blackboard; videos and several presentation forms are used for presentation; and the …


Faculty Fridays @ the TLC

“Developing Your Online Course” - Please join us for this timely and insightful presentation by Stella Turk, Au.D.  Stella has been teaching online for over 10 years and will be sharing her experiences and best practices regarding online instruction during this hour-long session.