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If I Knew Then, What I Know Now: Teacher Talk vs. Student Talk
 
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Featured Faculty Member: Barry Brunetti of The Theatre School. Music: "July" by Marcel Pequel, courtesy of Free Music Archive. Creative Commons Licensed. Videographer/Editor: Heather Banas Interviewer: H. Jean Bryan
Teaching Without a Net: Effective Use of Discussion
 
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Discussion based classes help engage students and encourages collaborative learning. However, deciding to let go of some control of a class may feel like taking a blind leap into the unknown. Anthropology Department Chair Jane Baxter talks about tips and strategies for overcoming this fear, shedding light on one path towards productive classroom discussions. Featured faculty member: Jane Baxter of the Department of Anthropology. Videographer/editor: Heather Banas Producer: Todd Diemer Music: Tether, by Justin Bianco; provided by Magnatune.com.
Difficult Courses: Statistics
 
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Mary Frances De Rose, a faculty member from the School of Public Service at DePaul University, describes her experiences teaching statistics, a course that many students find particularly difficult. As part of this discussion, Mary Frances offers strategies that she has used to structure her classes and ensure that she's reaching all of her students, which will be of interest to faculty in other disciplines as well. Produced by: Todd Diemer/Zachary Brenner Videography/animation: Heather A. Banas This video features the song "My happy little bass" by Fireproof_Babies (ccmixter.org/​files/​Fireproof_Babies/​11481), available under a Creative Commons license: creativecommons.org/​licenses/​by/​3.0/​ Music provided by dig.ccmixter.org/
Stephen Brookfield on Creative & Critical Thinking
 
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Stephen Brookfield, author of _Teaching for Critical Thinking: Tools and Techniques to Help Students Question their Assumptions_ (Jossey Bass 2011), delivered the keynote address at the 2012 DePaul University Teaching Commons Fall Forum. In his presentation, Dr. Brookfield explains how university instructors can challenge students' assumptions and model the exploration of alternative perspectives. He also presents several practical activities that encourage creative and critical thinking in the classroom.
Uncovering Students' Tacit Knowledge
 
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Help your students uncover and reflect on their tacit knowledge by using a teaching technique called Generative Knowledge Interviewing.
Joseph Ferrari & Leonard Jason | #firstGen Story Project
 
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Profs. Joseph Ferrari and Leonard Jason discuss the differences and similarities of their #firstGen stories coming from two different backgrounds.
Teaching Difficult Concepts: Cell Division
 
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Every course or field of study has basic core concepts students have difficulty grasping. Using the biological concept of cell division as a sample difficult concept, Dr. Stan Cohn demonstrates how casting students as parts of a cell and reenacting cell division, has successfully improved his students understanding. Videographer/editor: Heather Banas Producer: Jean Bryan and Todd Diemer Music: Up and Down, by Glen Bledsoe, provided by: Magnatune.com. Images: FluorescentCells.jpg provided by the Wikimedia Commons, uploaded by user Jan R. Yellowed cell division footage taken from: Thread of Life, provided by http://www.archive.org.
Social Media and the Classroom
 
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DePaul University faculty members Kahlil Marrar and Eric Landahl discuss the possibilities of using Social Media for communicating with students in a medium with which they are already familiar. Produced by: Todd Diemer/Heather Banas Videography and Editing: Heather Banas Students: Kreneé Alisha, Kaitlyn Griggs, Sean Parris, Kelsey Peterson, Kelly Sloan Special Thanks to Natalie Turner-Jones Music: Terminate the Funk, by Dub Terminator found on Jamendo.com
MY BIGGEST TEACHING CHALLENGE: CREATING A RAPPORT WITH STUDENTS
 
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Featured Faculty Member: Chernoh Sesay of the Department of Religious Studies. Music: "July" by Marcel Pequel, courtesy of Free Music Archive. Creative Commons Licensed. Videographer/Editor: Jordan Ziolkowski Interviewer: Zac Brenner
Interactive Class Polling
 
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Polling software can be a powerful tool to cultivate teamwork during class and engage your students in course material. Learn how DePaul University faculty members Craig Klugman (Health Sciences) and Elizabeth Florez (Nursing) use it in their courses. If you are a DePaul faculty member and would like to speak with a consultant about incorporating mobile learning into your classes, email [email protected] or visit http://go.depaul.edu/moli.
Teaching Online with VoiceThread
 
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Learn how DePaul professor Nick Thomas uses VoiceThread to teach online.
Academic Integrity: Deterring Cheating on Exams
 
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In order to deter cheating and promote academic integrity, DePaul faculty proactively take measures to respect their students while taking their work very seriously. Featuring: Leah Bryant, Communication and Academic Integrity Board; James Moore, Commerce; John Dean, Biological Sciences; and Kay Yoon, Communication Videographer and editor: Heather Banas Producer: H. Jean Bryan
What Keeps Me Teaching: Performative Learning
 
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Featured Faculty Member: Barry Brunetti of The Theatre School. Music: "July" by Marcel Pequel, courtesy of Free Music Archive. Creative Commons Licensed. Videographer/Editor: Heather Banas Interviewer: H. Jean Bryan
ePortfolios as Opportunities for Professional Development: Lauri Dietz
 
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While Lauri Dietz, Director of the University Center for Writing-based Learning (UCWbL), uses ePortfolios in the courses she teaches, she also incorporates them as a tool for her student employees' professional development. UCWbL student employees, who work as peer writing tutors, begin creating ePortfolios during their required training courses, where they learn about the technical sides of Digication as well as the rhetorical decisions that come with designing any kind of ePortfolio. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT http://teachingcommons.depaul.edu/Technology/eportfoliosatdepaul.html
Jeffrey Bethke #firstgen Story Project
 
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Jeffrey Bethkey, Executive Vice President at DePaul University, offers advice and discusses his experiences as a first generation college student.
Internal Energy of Einstein Solids
 
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Note: At minute 10:31 I need to make a slight but important correction. I said, "the hn/k has to have opposite units of this guy" (pointing out to T). What I should have said is this: "the hn/k has to have the same units of this guy." I made clear that this was the case a bit later in the video, but I just wanted to make sure that it is indeed clear from the very beginning.
Explore Your Purpose at DePaul University
 
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Explore Your Purpose (EYP) is a mission-based initiative to foster more intentional purpose exploration and vocational discernment among students, staff and faculty at DePaul consistent with DePaul’s Catholic-Vincentian heritage and mission.
Teaching Information Literacy
 
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Featuring Heather Jagman (University Libraries) and Michele Shade (Health Sciences). This team of presenters highlights national information literacy standards, provides an overview the DePaul University Library's information literacy instruction program, and illustrate ways in which faculty and the library have collaborated to target the information literacy skills central to student success. Examples of how to create discipline specific assignments in support of this critical skillset are presented.
My Biggest Teaching Challenge: The Student/Teacher Relationship
 
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Featured Faculty Member: Jeffrey Bergen of the Department of Mathematical Sciences (LAS). Music: "July" by Marcel Pequel, courtesy of Free Music Archive. Creative Commons Licensed. Videographer/Editor: Heather Banas Interviewer: H. Jean Bryan
Using ePortfolios to Teach Art History: Catherine Zurybida
 
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Catherine Zurybida from DePaul University's Dept. of Art and Art History discusses how she incorporates ePortfolios into her online art survey courses. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT http://teachingcommons.depaul.edu/Technology/eportfoliosatdepaul.html
Plagiarism as a Learning Tool
 
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Why do students plagiarize and what strategies do faculty adopt to address this issue? Three DePaul instructors provide first hand experience and practical tips on avoiding plagiarism and also on how to use plagiarism to engage students in discussions of academic tradition and life-long learning. Videographer/editor: Heather Banas Producer: Jean Bryan Featured Student: Drew Pientka
Active Learning through Multimedia Translation
 
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Daniel Stanford from Faculty Instructional Technology Services (FITS) shows how two DePaul professors promote active learning by having students work in pairs to translate multimedia online.
Designing Rubrics Workshop
 
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Rubrics are a powerful and flexible tool for assessing students' learning in our classrooms and programs. This workshop was presented at DePaul University by a regional expert in the design and use of rubrics, Dr. Ranfen Li from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) & Low Stakes Assignments
 
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Rana Husseini, Assistant Director for Teaching Support at DePaul University, explains how classroom assessment techniques and low-stakes assignments can contribute to students' success. She gives several practical examples of each.
Orgsync Attendance Tracking
 
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Instructional video for SI leaders on how to track attendance via Orgsync
TLCON17 Recap
 
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The 2017 DePaul Teaching and Learning Conference was a huge success! Watch this short video for a recap of the day's events .
Internal Energy of Distinguishable Particles
 
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Note - At minute 7:31 I need to make a slight but important correction: dlnf(x)/dx = [1/f(x)]df(x)/dx Instead of what I wrote on the board dlnf(x)/dx = [1/x]df(x)/dx. As you can see, I just forgot the f for f(x) in the denominator.
Supplemental Instruction at DePaul University
 
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Supplemental Instruction aims to help students successfully complete historically difficult classes through peer-assisted study sessions. When you attend an SI session you can expect to find an informal environment where students help each other review notes, predict test questions, discuss readings and develop organizational strategies with the assistance of an SI leader. SI leaders are students who have previously performed well in the course; these leaders attend all the lectures again to take notes and identify difficult material. Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a program operating out of the Office for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment.
BlueStar in Campus Connect
 
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BlueStar in Campus Connect is intended to improve the way we work across colleges and allow us to help many more students be successful at DePaul.
Global Learning Experience at DePaul University
 
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Global Learning Experience (GLE) is a new initiative at DePaul University that offers grants to faculty members who integrate meaningful global conversations into their courses.
What Connects Me to DePaul: Why DePaul?
 
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Featured Faculty Member: Eric Schwabe of the School of Computing (CDM). Music: "July" by Marcel Pequel, courtesy of Free Music Archive. Creative Commons Licensed. Videographer/Editor: Heather Banas Interviewer: Todd Diemer
MY BIGGEST TEACHING INFLUENCE: DOING WHAT ENERGIZES YOU
 
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Featured Faculty Member: Ben Alba of the College of Law. Music: "July" by Marcel Pequel, courtesy of Free Music Archive. Creative Commons Licensed. Videographer/Editor: Heather Banas Interviewer: Zac Brenner
What was your favorite workshop in the Assessment Certificate Program?
 
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Hear from participants in the Assessment Certificate Program (ACP) about their favorite workshops. The ACP is a workshop-based training and support program for faculty and staff engaged in the assessment of student learning at DePaul University and Loyola University Chicago.
José Bowen: Teaching Naked
 
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2014 DePaul University Teaching and Learning Conference Full Contact Teaching: Making the Most of Class Time The 2014 Teaching & Learning Conference invited DePaul faculty and staff to consider the value and possibilities of "real-time" interaction in the classroom and online. The theme, "Full Contact Teaching: Making the Most of Class Time," called us to imagine the range of interactive learning experiences that add value to person-to-person learning. The keynote speaker was José Bowen, the eleventh president of Goucher College in Baltimore. Previously, he has taught at Stanford and Georgetown Universities, and was dean of the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University. He has published over 100 scholarly articles and has appeared as a musician with Stan Getz, Bobby McFerrin, and others. He has written a symphony, music for Hubert Laws and Jerry Garcia, and is the author of Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology out of your College Classroom will Improve Student Learning. In addition to the keynote address, Bowen offered an afternoon workshop that gave faculty specific strategies and ideas for making the most out of face-to-face class time.
My Biggest Teaching Influence: Learning Through Teaching
 
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Featured Faculty Member: Jeffrey Bergen of the Department of Mathematical Sciences (LAS). Music: "July" by Marcel Pequel, courtesy of Free Music Archive. Creative Commons Licensed. Videographer/Editor: Heather Banas Interviewer: H. Jean Bryan
MY BIGGEST TEACHING INFLUENCE: PREPARING STUDENTS FOR THE BAR EXAM
 
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Featured Faculty Member: Ben Alba of the College of Law. Music: "July" by Marcel Pequel, courtesy of Free Music Archive. Creative Commons Licensed. Videographer/Editor: Heather Banas Interviewer: Zac Brenner
MY BIGGEST TEACHING INFLUENCE: CULTURE OF COLLABORATION
 
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Featured Faculty Member: Euan Hague of the Department of Geography. Music: "July" by Marcel Pequel, courtesy of Free Music Archive. Creative Commons Licensed. Videographer/Editor: Heather Banas Interviewer: Zac Brenner
Using Voicethread in D2L
 
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How to add a Voicethread to your D2L course. Questions? Email [email protected]
TLCON18 Recap
 
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The 2018 DePaul Teaching and Learning Conference was a huge success! Watch this short video for a recap of the day's events .
MY TEACHING FIRSTS: THE "AH-HA" MOMENT
 
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Featured Faculty Member: Ben Alba of the College of Law. Music: "July" by Marcel Pequel, courtesy of Free Music Archive. Creative Commons Licensed. Videographer/Editor: Heather Banas Interviewer: Zac Brenner
WHAT CONNECTS ME TO DEPAUL: CREATING CLASSROOM CAMARADERIE
 
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Featured Faculty Member: Euan Hague of the Department of Geography. Music: "July" by Marcel Pequel, courtesy of Free Music Archive. Creative Commons Licensed. Videographer/Editor: Heather Banas Interviewer: Zac Brenner
WHAT CONNECTS ME TO DEPAUL: WORKING WITH THE STEANS CENTER
 
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Featured Faculty Member: Euan Hague of the Department of Geography. Music: "July" by Marcel Pequel, courtesy of Free Music Archive. Creative Commons Licensed. Videographer/Editor: Heather Banas Interviewer: Zac Brenner
ePortfolio Community Profiles: Jennifer Mata
 
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Jennifer teaches with ePortfolios in her course on Child Growth and Development (ECE 290) in the College of Education. Students in her class, like other education students, create Integrative Knowledge ePortfolios (IKEs), which are online spaces for students to reflect on their experiences, integrate tacit and formal knowledge, and explore how their attitudes and beliefs affect their roles as educators, counselors and administrators. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT http://teachingcommons.depaul.edu/Technology/eportfoliosatdepaul.html
Fall Forum 2017 - Race and Social Identity in the Classroom
 
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Terrell Strayhorn, PhD, delivers the keynote address at DePaul University's Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning on October 20th, 2017. For more information about this event, visit https://resources.depaul.edu/teaching-commons/events/fall-forum/Pages/race-and-social-identity.aspx