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AsULearn Spring 2020 Updates
Jun 8, 2020

The spring update to AsULearn included lots of enhancements and several new features.

AsULearn, Learning Technologies, Systems & Software Development
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Hypothesis Software Pilot - Annotate Online
Jun 1, 2020

Writing in the margins has always been an essential activity for students. Annotation helps in reading comprehension and in developing critical thinking about course materials.

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Dr. Susan Colby named an ACE Fellow for the 2020–21 academic year!
May 19, 2020

Appalachian State University’s Dr.

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Teaching with, but before, Technology
Jan 22, 2019

Technology has become a part of everyday life for most people in some form or fashion, and the education industry is no exception.

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What we’re working on in 2019: Mobile AsULearn
Jan 18, 2019

In an effort to meet the evolving needs of our students, our Learning Technology Services department is piloting the use of a mobile app for use...

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Professional Development opportunities for online teaching
Jan 8, 2019

The Center for Academic Excellence is pleased to offer the following professional development opportunities for our Appalachian faculty.

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Learning from mistakes
Oct 29, 2018

He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery. - Scottish author Samuel Smiles

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Five Technology Tools To Consider Using in Your Course This Spring
Oct 24, 2018

Typically I avoid focusing on learning technology tools.

Nudges and Motivation
Oct 9, 2018

On the topic of motivation, and lack thereof, it is a mystery what may be going on in people's lives. 

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Announcing - Open Classroom Initiative (OCI)
Oct 5, 2018

Announcing - Open Classroom Initiative (OCI) .  Open Classroom Initiative is a week-long event duri

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Appalachian’s Inclusive Excellence Team offers faculty professional development
Aug 30, 2018

As Appalachian State University seeks to strengthen its culture of diversity and inclusion, a professional development initiative for faculty is...

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Jesse Jackson on Campus
Aug 18, 2018

The University Forum Lecture Series is excited to announce the Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr.