On Thursday, April 19, 15 faculty and staff gathered in the CTL to discuss the notion of a “safe zone” for LGBTQ students and staff. An informative and open discussion […]
Turn It In has just listed a number of live and on-demand (you can watch them whenever you want – play, fast forward, pause, etc.) available for the next few […]
At BCC, several faculty have used clickers successfully for formative assessment, to increase student engagement, and to review for exams. Some textbook publishers are now offering “clicker-enabled” presentations as instructor […]
A sign of the times, to be sure. While some attribute this move to the “EB-Killer app” Wikipedia, a more reasoned view is that information is changing so quickly — […]
Kudos to the Chronicle of Higher Education for asking students directly to give their opinion of classroom lectures!
A group of six faculty and staff gathered in the CTL last Friday to consider the 2012 Horizon report (full report is at: http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/HR2012.pdf). The first point noted was that […]
We’ll be discussing this today in the CTL at noontime. Look for notes from the session next week!
Here is a link to a deli.ci.ous stack (page of links) exploring the study and several of the commentaries on it. This study was published in January 2011, and the […]
Thirty full- and part-time faculty met at BCC today to review core competency samples of student work. The student work – including a mix of excellent, average, and poor levels […]
It’s interesting to see Wired University’s view of essential learning. One quick perusal of their “7 Essential Skills” shows that BCC’s Core Competencies are aligned with what new professionals need […]