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Michelle Melton,  the lead web developer/programmer at the Center for Academic Excellence

Moodle and AsULearn
Jan 14, 2022

Moodle, the open source learning management system that powers AsULearn, is used to deliver, track, and report online courses and course materials.

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The AppState Online Teaching Excellence Institute (OTEI)
Jan 7, 2022

Since pivoting online in the spring of 2020, Academic Affairs has provided resources aimed at supporting faculty with the design and development of high-quality online courses.

Online Teaching
Students in Dr. Arrington’s BIO1801 course after they just finished taking a tRAT on AsULearn using the Quiz tool. Anna Gardner was the team scribe and was responsible for submitting the answers for the team. As a team they discussed the questions and determined what the best answer option was. Using the Active Learning Classroom in Anne Belk allowed them to work together, share resources, and even draw pictures if needed to work through the problems in a meaningful way.

Team-Based Learning
Nov 10, 2021

Team-based learning, or TBL, is a teaching and learning strategy that allows students to work in teams and apply their knowledge in class.

QM Certifications in the WCOB
Nov 2, 2021

Quality Matters is a nationally-recognized, faculty-driven peer review process which is used to ensure the quality of online and blended cou

Dr. Katherine Ledford, Faculty Champion for the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Faculty Champions Program
Oct 18, 2021

There’s a whole new layer of tech support on campus, in case you have not heard of the Faculty Champions.

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Active Learning Classrooms and Professional Development Opportunities
Sep 29, 2021

Active Learning Classrooms, or ALCs, are classrooms that are designed to be more engaging, innovative, and technologically advanced than the

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Creating Better Educational Videos with the Lightboard
Sep 13, 2021

With the increase of online learning and technologies, professors are looking for more efficient ways to present lectures and complex issues.

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The Think UDL Podcast
Sep 2, 2021

Universal Design for Learning is a teaching strategy that aims to create a flexible and inclusive learning environment for all students.

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PollEverywhere: Available Now for Faculty
Aug 20, 2021

This semester, the Center for Academic Excellence is supporting an AppState campus license for the PollEverywhere application.

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AsULearn 2021 Updates
Aug 4, 2021

The AsULearn updates completed in May brought several new features and improvements.

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SensusAccess - Making files accessible
Jul 26, 2021

Faculty can now add a SensusAccess link within an AsULearn site.

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Google Jamboards
Jun 21, 2021

Jamboard is a Google tool that allows users to creatively organize, format, and present...