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
Image from "3 Important Reasons for Web Accessibility" Join Scott Smith, Assistive Technology Specialist, Disability Services, virtually on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Blackboard Collaborate to learn how to make your documents more accessible. This workshop will give you both an instructor's perspective on the process of creating accessible documents and a student's eye … Continue reading Ensuring Documents Are Accessible to Students
CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Join Dave Marlow on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Room 327 of the John C. Stockwell Administration Building to learn about how to share news about your community engagement work with the surrounding community! This workshop is perfect for anyone doing service learning, community engagement, or public scholarship.
Making images like the one above for FREE at Canva.com The following professional development opportunities are now available in the CAIFS PD Blackboard course in the Pre-Recorded Workshops and Webinars folder. Complete the participations activity (contribute to Wakelet, complete short quiz, etc.) to participate in professional development on your own time. Fall Faculty Day: Reimagine … Continue reading ICYMI: August and September Professional Development Resources 2022
The Spartans' Table initiative is BACK! by Dave Marlow When you sit down together at the Spartans' Table, you belong. Belonging is a primary factor in student retention (Costello, et al., 2022). Students who feel connected to their university are more likely to persist in their educational goals. Interacting informally at the Spartan Cafe in … Continue reading Relationship Matters: Casual Conversation as Pedagogy
Make or use FREE images like the one above at Canva.com! By Toni DiMella You have probably heard the staff of the Center for Academic Innovation and Faculty Support (CAIFS) refer to QM in meetings, webinars, and trainings. Over the past year, USC Upstate has been transitioning from using the Online Course Quality Review Rubric … Continue reading QM What?