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HOW TO FOSTER CRITICAL THINKING, STUDENT ENGAGEMENT IN ONLINE DISCUSSIONS By Rob Kelly Threaded discussions can provide excellent opportunities for students to engage in critical thinking. But critical thinking isn’t an automatic feature of these discussions. It needs to be nurtured through clear expectations, carefully crafted questions, timely and useful feedback and creative facilitation. In […]

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SAVE THE DATE FOR THE ANNUAL TEACHING SYMPOSIUM M0nday, Aug. 17 | 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. J. Willard Marriott Library The Annual Teaching Symposium attracts an average of 300 participants from departments across campus. This includes faculty and graduate students involved in instruction (instructors of record, teaching assistants, graders, lab instructors, discussion leaders, etc.). […]

What your can’t see can hurt you

What if you could see nasty microscopic air pollutants in your home? Engineers from the U’s School of Computing conducted a study to determine if homeowners would change the way they live if they could visualize the air quality in their house.

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7 KILLER TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE VIDEO E-LEARNING This article originally appeared on elearningindustry.com. Video may have killed the radio star; however, when utilized correctly, it definitely lives in harmony with eLearning. At this article, you will find seven of our best tips for making the most of video in eLearning. Effective video in eLearning With […]

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A REMARKABLE WEEK FOR TEACHERS June 22-26 The Huntsman Seminar in Constitutional Government for Teachers is a five-day (June 22-26), summer seminar for teachers and administrators sponsored by the Jon and Karen Huntsman Foundation. The primary focus of the seminar is to improve the quality of civic education in Utah schools. Participants gain valuable knowledge […]

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Best practices for mentoring graduate students and post-doctoral fellows workshop this week.

PROTECTING U WITH TWO-FACTOR ID

Starting Nov. 21, U employees will be required to use two types of authentication to log into CIS, Box, VPN, Citrix and other online applications in order to better protect employees’ sensitive information.

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SECOND ANNUAL EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM Monday, Sept. 21 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB) KEYNOTE Using Quality Improvement to Improve Quality Training Brent C. James, MD, MStat, Chief Quality Officer, Intermountain Healthcare WHO SHOULD ATTEND Health Sciences faculty, students, trainees or staff interested in enhancing education and connecting with the health sciences educational community. […]