Month: September 2011

Focus on Teaching and Technology: A Regional Conference at UMSL

Posted by on September 23, 2011

University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL) invites you to register for their Focus on Teaching and Technology Regional Conference on November 10-11, 2011. Scholars, educators, and practitioners from numerous universities share their technology innovations and teaching experiences. This year, they will offer two keynote presentations: Thursday, November 10:Tom Mills — Executive Director of Global […]

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UM eLearning Sponsors “eLunch @ S&T” on September 30

Posted by on September 19, 2011

University of Missouri System eLearning will be sponsoring “eLunch @ S&T” on Friday, September 30, 2011 from noon to 1:30 p.m. This will take place in the Carver/Turner Room of the Havener Center. S&T eMentors will be discussing techniques and technologies they are using in their classes to improve student learning. The eMentors will also […]

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Blackboard Maintenance on Sunday, September 18, 2011

Posted by on September 15, 2011

IT will be performing Blackboard maintenance on Sunday, September 18, 2011, starting at 12:00 a.m. Blackboard will be unavailable for 4 hours between midnight and 4 a.m. Please call the Help Desk with questions about this or any other IT issue at 573-341-HELP (4357) or submit an online Help Request at

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Blackboard Seminar Series – Rubrics: Friday, September 16, 2011

Posted by on September 7, 2011

Educational Technology (EdTech) is hosting a Blackboard Seminar Series event at noon on Friday, September 16, 2011 in Centennial 103. The focus of the discussion will be RUBRICS, an invaluable tool in grading highly subjective assignments such as discussion boards and presentations. Why should rubrics be used? How can they be used effectively? Julie Phelps, […]

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FLC — Using TurningKey for Testing

Posted by on September 6, 2011

When: Friday, September 9, 2011 at noon Where: Centennial Hall 104 Presenter: Dr. Dan Reardon, Assistant Professor of English and Technical CommunicationSponsored by: CERTI and Educational Technology Dessert and drinks provided — feel free to bring your own lunch. Instructors will discover how to use TurningKey software in conjunction with clickers to give paper-based, self-paced […]

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Summer Semester Blackboard Courses Become Unavailable on Thursday, September 1, 2011

Posted by on September 1, 2011

IT and Educational Technology will make Blackboard courses for Summer Semester 2011 “unavailable” to students at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2011. Summer Semester 2011 courses will still be visible to instructors, but students will no longer see the courses. Questions or comments can be directed to the IT Help Desk at 573-341-HELP or […]

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