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CILT Teaching Tips

October 22, 2018

Dear Colleagues, From the Chronicle of Higher Education is a 3-minute video – https://www.chronicle.com/article/3-Tips-for-the-Minutes-Before/244357 – entitled “Three Minutes Before Class.” Take a few minutes to watch this video and glean some excellent ideas for improving your teaching. Questions or comments? Jim O’Connor Ph.D. Director

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Blog Posts from the Center

Becoming A Better Online Instructor

April 23, 2019

Dear Colleagues, According to Flower Darby, a senior instructional designer at Northern Arizona University, in a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education: “Whether you’ve taught online a lot or a little, chances are you didn’t enjoy it as much as teaching in person. Maybe you didn’t experience that fizz after a particularly invigorating […]

TC SHS – Summer 2019 Workshop Offerings via Zoom

April 17, 2019

ALL TIMES LISTED IN THIS MESSAGE ARE IN PACIFIC TIME Summer 2019 Workshop Offerings Registration Instructions: Please click on the date and time for the webinar(s) for which you would like to register, and then complete the registration form. You will be sent a confirmation email following completion of the registration form. All webinars will […]

Taking My Teaching to a Whole New Level – Johnny Rider, TUN

April 14, 2019

Dear Colleagues, Below is the latest blog entry from Johnny Rider, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health and Human Services at Touro University Nevada. Johnny is currently enrolled in the ACUE course Effective Teaching in Higher Education. Jim O’Connor Ph.D. Director ACUE has taken my teaching to a whole new level. […]

Touro Faculty Innovation Grant

April 10, 2019

Colleagues, I am not sure if you paid much attention to the email that came to your inbox from the Office of the Provost on Monday, April 8, 2019. Sometimes, there are just too many emails to filter through! TOURO COLLEGE FACULTY INNOVATION GRANT PROGRAM The Touro College Office of the Provost, Graduate and Professional […]

Canvas Tech Tip!

April 9, 2019

If you would like to use the New Gradebook in Canvas, go to your Canvas course and then down to Settings on the course menu. Click on the Feature Options tab, and turn on New Gradebook as shown below. There are many great options added to the new gradebook and are explained at the website […]

Congratualtions to Rolly Kali-Rai

April 5, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Rolly Kali-Rai MBA, PharmD, Assistant Dean for Student Services and Assistant Professor Social, Behavioral, Administrative Sciences in the College of Pharmacy. Rolly is the first TUC faculty member to complete the ACUE (Association of College and University Educators) course on Effective Teaching in Higher Education. Recently, Rolly wrote a blog for CILT […]