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HyFlex: Choose Your Own Attendance!

Image created using Canva.com and BlackIllustrations.com By Jennifer Bland Have you heard the word HyFlex recently?¬†While the idea of HyFlex courses is not new, they have gained traction in the nationwide post-COVID enrollment slump.¬† HyFlex courses provide the greatest flexibility for students by allowing students to attend face-to-face, synchronously via a scheduled virtual meeting, or … Continue reading HyFlex: Choose Your Own Attendance!

Semester in Review: Lessons to Learn from Learning Experience Surveys

Image made at Canva.com Join us Wednesday, November 16th from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm in Media 238 or virtually in Collaborate to learn how to access and use your learning experience surveys! Did everyone misse the same question on a test? Seem to be getting the same question over and over again? Reviewing student … Continue reading Semester in Review: Lessons to Learn from Learning Experience Surveys

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November Faculty Spotlight: Peter Caster

Want to give someone a shout-out?Email academicinnovation@uscupstate.edu! Talking about citations and topic sentences are important parts of any Composition 101 course, but that doesn't mean it's all about memorizing rules and flipping through APA manuals. Dr. Peter Caster, a professor of English, uses collaborative activities to help students learn and apply the writing process in … Continue reading November Faculty Spotlight: Peter Caster

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NEW! Name Pronunciations and Pronouns Now Available in Blackboard Courses

By Celena Kusch We know how important it is for us to be the ones who determine how we would like to be recognized and addressed by name, and we are happy to announce that name pronunciation and pronoun features are now available in Blackboard. Pronouns and names help us to acknowledge and demonstrate respect … Continue reading NEW! Name Pronunciations and Pronouns Now Available in Blackboard Courses