Stories From 2011

Mar 11, 2011

Reflections on ELI 2011

By Lee Ann Gillen & Cleo Magnuson The 2011 ELI Conference was held in Washington, DC on February 14 – 16. The theme of this year’s conference was Educating in the Open: Philosophies, Innovations, and Stories and referenced not only […]

Mar 9, 2011

Shortening the List of Courses in Moodle

For the last eighteen months, the default setting in Moodle has been to leave courses available to students even after the semester is finished. As a result, the list of available courses keeps growing. This has led to concerns from […]

Mar 7, 2011

Welcoming Students in an Online Course

The following post was created as a way to introduce online instructors to some general best practices when beginning a course.  Grounded in educational research literature, the practices and descriptions below offer an overview that will help instructors reinvigorate their […]

Mar 1, 2011

Summer Institute 2011

Apply now for the 13th Annual Teaching and Learning with Technology Summer Institute for Faculty D.H. Hill Library May 16 – 20, 2011 The Summer Institute is a program for NC State faculty interested in Web-enhanced or online instruction. The […]

Feb 14, 2011

April 8 Teaching and Learning Symposium

The Office of Faculty Development will be hosting its first campus-wide Teaching and Learning Symposium (TLS) on April 8, 2011. This event will celebrate exemplary teaching at North Carolina State University. Provost Warwick Arden will be presenting university teaching awards […]

Feb 12, 2011

2011 Lilly Conference Recap

The 2011 Lilly Conference was held in Greensboro, NC on Feb. 4-6. The theme of the conference this year was “Evidence-Based Learning and Teaching”, and consisted of more than 160 presentations and poster sessions. Lilly Conferences are retreats that combine […]

Jan 24, 2011

Eliminating Attrition in ADN 219

Taking an online course for the first time may seem daunting. Students may not know what to expect or how much time to allot for the course, or students may simply forget to log in. In the past, this has […]

Jan 18, 2011

Teaching in Large Classes

From our colleagues in the Office of Faculty Development . . . If you have been involved or plan to be involved in teaching large classes, you may be especially interested in this session led by two veteran faculty: Dr. […]