Student Success Center Open House This Week! Visit 198 Toomey Hall, 11:00AM to 1:00PM on Jan. 27th, 28th, and 29th

Are you a student? Then the Student success center is for YOU! Stop by 198 Toomey Hall this week and check out what the Burns & McDonnell Student Success Center has to offer.

The SSC is staffed with 15 trained Student Success Coaches that are ready to assist in your journey towards success at Missouri S&T. All students are welcome to come by the Burns & McDonnell Student Success Center in 198 Toomey to connect with a coach and learn more about the following topics:

• Motivation
• Goal Setting
• Campus Resources
• Getting to Know Your Professor
• Note-taking Skills
• Study Skills
• How to be Successful

Check out the Student Success Center website at http://studentsuccess.mst.edu/

REMINDER FOR INSTRUCTORS:

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10 Online Learning Trends to Watch in 2015 [#Infographic]

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The future's biggest online movements in education are taking shape today.Source: www.edtechmagazine.comThis infographic looks at 10 trends to watch in online learning.  It is interesting to note that most of them are things that we are looking … [Continue reading]

Learning By Doing

Source: www4.ncsu.eduDr.s Felder and Brent (both have been keynotes at our conference) point out a very important fact in this article.  The only way for students to develop a skill is to have them practice that skill. If you require them to do … [Continue reading]

Active Learning Strategies in Face-to-Face Courses

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EdTech U Open for Business on THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, in Centennial Hall Room 101

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Teaching and Learning Technology Conference 2015 – REGISTRATION OPEN!

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BLACKBOARD MAINTENANCE: Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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CERTI and EdTech present an upcoming faculty learning event, “Rules of Student Engagement: A Workshop on Active Learning Strategies for the Classroom”, on Jan. 16th

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