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Instructors: S&T connect is now used for sending Academic Alerts

Posted by on February 24, 2015

S&T Connect is the new system for sending out Academic Alerts. Instead of sending out an “Alert”, you “Raise a Flag.” As before, challenged students and their academic advisors will receive a copy of your communication so that corrective actions can be identified and taken. Here’s a quick visual tutorial to help you start using […]

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S&Tconnect Early Alert Workshops offered by Undergraduate Studies on August 18 and 21

Posted by on August 6, 2014

The Office of Undergraduate Studies will be hosting workshops for the new S&Tconnect Early Alert system on Monday, August 18, from 9 – 11 a.m. and on Thursday, August 21, from 1 – 3 p.m. Both workshops will be held in Centennial Hall Room 105. Instructors only need to attend one of the workshops. S&Tconnect […]

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Using Lecture Capture or Clickers for Spring 2018?

Posted by on December 4, 2017

Do you plan to use lecture capture during SPRING 2018? If so, then Educational Technology will need to gather some basic information from you so that we may prepare any room(s) in which you will be teaching with the appropriate technology. (Please fill out the survey by Friday, December 29) This survey will ask […]

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Which Technologies Are You Thankful For?

Posted by on November 17, 2017

As the students and faculty of Missouri S&T prepare to break for the Thanksgiving holiday, it seems like a good time to look back at how some key pieces of computer technology have changed the educational experience at American universities like our own Missouri S&T. The biggest, most recent, and most obvious game-changer that’s small […]

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Canvas Stats Digest: First Three Weeks (Aug 21—Sep 11)

Posted by on September 11, 2017

USERS – Now that we have a few weeks behind us, we can look back at what the data show us about student Canvas use, and we can begin to see some patterns emerge. For example, on what days do students log in the most?  The answer to that is not surprising–Saturdays are consistently the […]

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Clicker-Using Faculty: Please Read, This Is Critically Important!

Posted by on August 29, 2017

Hello S&T Instructors, The new TurningPoint 8.2.2 can now be synced with our instance of Canvas. We think this is a positive change that will benefit everyone, but first there is a minor inconvenience to deal with. If you’re using clickers, you MUST re-authorize TurningPoint to access data from Canvas (this is how the new […]

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Weekly Canvas Stats Digest: 21Aug—28Aug, Week 1

Posted by on August 28, 2017

Users – The first semester of the year started out strong with a steady uptick in Canvas usage actually beginning on Sunday, August 20 when cumulative student usage peaked at 2899 users. By Monday, that number had climbed to 5400 users. Wednesday saw the highest number of users at 7100. Participation then saw a steady […]

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FSI Tip: A “One-Minute Message” Engages all Students

Posted by on August 8, 2017

To retain students in Engineering, ENGAGE students in Engineering. Retain
undergraduates, particularly underrepresented groups, by improving their
day-to-day classroom and educational experiences. ENGAGE’s free,
research-based resources can help you do this.

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The Importance of Learning Students’ Names

Posted by on August 8, 2017

In a recent study, more than 85% of students said it was important to them that their instructors knew their names. Their reasons were quite convincing.

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TurningPoint Cloud Upgrading to TurningPoint 8.2 for Fall 2017

Posted by on August 1, 2017

  For Fall 2017, Missouri S&T will be transitioning from TurningPoint Cloud (a.k.a. version 7.5) to TurningPoint 8.2, the most recent version. The results of this transition are as follows. Most of these changes are cosmetic, but there are a few changes in functionality. IMPORTANT: PowerPoint Polling files (i.e. TurningPoint presentations) within TP 8.2 are […]

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