Archive | February, 2009

March 2009 Workshops and Brown Bags

The CTE is offering a variety of workshops and brown bag sessions during March. Workshops are an opportunity for faculty to both explore topics and share practices across disciplines. Our Friday Brown Bags provide an opportunity for a more informal conversation to take place between faculty on subjects of topical interest. Read more below about […]

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Small Grant Program Featured Report: The Use of Standardized Patients in Competency Testing

The CTE is highlighting some of the final reports from our Small Grant Program, 2007-2008. The Small Grant Program supports faculty in their efforts to improve teaching; reports from the participants are due in August, at the conclusion of the grant cycle. This report comes from Dixie Bowman in the Department of Physical Therapy, School […]

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CTE Teaching and Learning Podcast – Professional Development and Networked Learning

The participatory web has allowed groups with common interests to organize and collaborate in ways that were not possible just five years ago. In this episode, Dr. Jonathon Becker, professor of Educational Leadership in the VCU School of Education, is joined by Jeff Nugent, Bud Deihl and Britt Watwood of the VCU Center for Teaching […]

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CTE Teaching and Learning Podcast – Assessment in a Web 2.0 Learning Environment

As faculty continue to explore ways to take advantage of the learning opportunities afforded by the participatory web, they face new challenges about how to assess student learning in a context that values collaboration and shared knowledge building. In this episode, Dr. Kathryn Murphy-Judy, professor of French in the VCU School of World Studies, is […]

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New Media Consortium Releases 2009 Horizon Report

The New Media Consortium in collaboration with EDUCAUSE, recently released the 2009 Horizon Report. Now in its sixth consecutive year, the annual Horizon Report describes the continuing work of the NMC’s Horizon Project, a research-oriented effort that seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have considerable impact on teaching, learning, and creative expression […]

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