Entries by innovate @ umass

New Teaching Resource for Digital Literacy

(Chronicle of Higher Education – February 23, 2017, Lee Skallerup Bessette) If you work with students who are having trouble separating fact from fiction on the Web, this Open Educational Resource (OER) may be worth a look. Mike Caulfield publishes Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers as a digital textbook through Pressbooks (a digital publishing platform popular with […]

Use Peer Evaluation to Improve Student Teams

Students working in teams need tools and techniques to help them provide useful, constructive feedback on their peers’ performance and behavior. Which tools and techniques for peer evaluation have worked for the student teams in your classes? Come and share your experiences, and hear from other instructors successes and challenges. Friday, January 13, 2017, 12:00 […]

How do you engage students outside of class?

How successful have you been at asking students to prepare for class ahead of time? Or to engage with each other between classes? Come share successes and challenges, and hear about a few tools that may help (Voicethread, Zoom, Google Apps). Friday, 10/14/2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM This event has been completed.