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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 traditional classroom.

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AsULearn - Student Survey Results
Jan 28, 2019

This past fall semester we worked with our Learning Management System (LMS) Advisory Group to develop an AsULearn feedback survey.  Over 1900

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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

Online course redesign

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 even

Inclusive Excellence Team

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 facult