Archives—October 2012

Welcome

Welcome to the website for the Center for Teaching and Learning.  You will notice that this site also contains information about eLearning at Michigan Tech and support resources for the Canvas Learning Management System. The eLearning staff joined the Center this July in order to offer coordinated instructional support to Michigan Tech faculty and instructional staff.


Register Now for the Next Lunch and Learn: A Blended Learning Buffet – October 25

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) will hold a Lunch and Learn entitled “A Blended Learning Buffet” on Thursday, 10/25 from noon-1.    Blended learning involves the use of technology to augment interaction in the face to face classroom.  Attendees will be asked to watch a series of short videos explaining five blended learning techniques currently being used by several Michigan Tech faculty members, then select a few of them for further discussion with those experts.  Facilitators and topics for the session include:

Will Cantrell and Claudio Mazzoleni (Physics) – Just in Time Teaching
Joel Neves (VPA) – Computerized Testing
Paul Charlesworth  (Chemistry) and Todd King (Mathematics) –   Flipped Classroom
Linda Wanless (Sch of Tech) – Virtual Office Hours
Mike Meyer (CTL/Physics) – Discussion Boards

All instructional staff are encouraged to register no later than Monday, 10/22 .