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Brown Bag: The Commonplace Book: A Renaissance Tradition Brought Online

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Arthur Ward, Lyman Briggs College

The Renaissance-era “commonplace book” was an intellectual journal that individuals such as Isaac Newton and John Locke used to store ideas in order to return to them for future publishing projects. For the classroom, Arthur has adapted the Renaissance commonplace book to an online format using the Google docs “slides” program. Read Full Article →

Brown Bag: Bridging the Social and Teaching Presence Gap in Online Learning

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  • Bei Zhang, College of Natural Science

We applaud the flexibility, accessibility and financial benefits that online learning brings to its learners, but we must carefully ponder its adequacy and effectiveness.  Feelings of disconnection and isolation from teachers and other classmates could have a major negative impact on students’ satisfaction and success when learning online.  Read Full Article →

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A 2015 reflection on MSU technology

2015 has been a truly spectacular year at Michigan State University, hasn’t it?

So much to reflect on!

From Coach Mark Dantonio and our amazing football team’s accomplishments, to the momentous events surrounding Project 50/60 conversation on civil and human rights, and all the amazing MSU work being done locally and around the world for technology, agriculture, manufacturing, healthcare, education, energy, sustainability, and the arts. Read Full Article →

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MSU IT Services Breakfast Series – The Librarians of Michigan State University

MSU IT Services Teaching and Learning invites you to attend the next session in our ongoing Breakfast Series: Conversations on Online Pedagogy and Best Practices.

 

Date: Wednesday, February 11,  2014

Time: 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. for refreshments)

Place: Main Library, North Conference Room, 4th Floor, West Wing

Topic: The Michigan State University Librarians

Speaker (s):
  • Jessica Sender, Instructional Technology and Information Literacy Librarian, Information Literacy Department

  • Anita Ezzo, Food Science & technology Librarian/Library Grants Facilitator Collections Management Unit, MSU Libraries

  • Abraham Wheeler, Librarian for the College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Program in Public Health, the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

  • Glenn Stutzky, Senior Clinical Instructor with School of Social Work and creator of the groundbreaking course “Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse: Disasters, Catastrophes, and Human Behavior.

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The 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference is next week!

The 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference

October 29-31 @ Wills House

Driving Innovation with Online Learning

 

 

Join us for a live virtual stream at Wills House viewing the 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference. The conference program will offer a full complement of presentations that reflect the implications for the field of specific e-learning experience and practices. Read Full Article →

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Session 45: Competency Based Learning @MSU

 

MSU LEARNING DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY (LearnDAT) invites you to attend the next session in our ongoing Breakfast Series: Conversations on Online Pedagogy and Best Practices.

DATE:           Wednesday, March 12, 2014

PLACE:         Main Library, North Conference Room, 4th Floor, West Wing

TIME:            8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. Read Full Article →

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Session 43: Using Social Media to Increase Student Participation

MSU LEARNING DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY (LearnDAT) invites you to attend the next session in our ongoing Breakfast Series: Conversations on Online Pedagogy and Best Practices.

DATE:         Wednesday, November 13, 2013

PLACE:       Main Library, North Conference Room, 4th Floor, West Wing

TIME:           8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. Read Full Article →

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MSU Breakfast Series – “Compentency Based Learning @MSU”

 

MSU LEARNING DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY (LearnDAT) invites you to attend the next session in our ongoing Breakfast Series: Conversations on Online Pedagogy and Best Practices.

DATE:           Wednesday, March 12, 2014

PLACE:         Main Library, North Conference Room, 4th Floor, West Wing

TIME:            8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. Read Full Article →

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Participating as a Team @MSU: Designing and Delivering a Quality MOOC

Educause Learning Inititiative (ELI) – Short Course: Designing and Delivering a Quality MOOC Hosted at Wills House l  Feb 19, 27 and March 6 @ 1:00-2:30pm E.T

MSU Learning Design and Technology would like to invite you participate as a team for the ELI short course "Designing and Delivering a Quality MOOC, February 19, February 27, and March 6 from 1:00-2:30pm E.T. 

Our team will develop one MOOC project that employs various components and strategies reviewed in the short course: identifying an approach to build a quality design and learning framework, making informed decisions regarding MOOCs and open learning, and outlining specific technologies to support MOOC delivery. Read Full Article →

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19th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning

19th Annual Online Sloan C

International Conference on Online Learning  

Hosted at Wills House MSU

November 20–22, 2013

Online Learning:  A Universe of Opportunities

 

MSU Learning Design and Technology would like to welcome you to participate in the 19th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning at Wills house. Read Full Article →