Monthly Archives: October 2013

Oct 21 How can I make my exams more about student learning and less about grades?

How many times have you heard the question “What’s going to be on the exam?” If you missed today’s CELT Brown Bag Dialogue that addressed this question, you can still view the 20-Minute Mentor video from Magna Commons. Concordia has a subscription. To access go to my.cuw.edu, then to the CELT channel on the faculty […]

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All Students Benefit from Captioned Videos

Here’s an interesting article about a professor who found that by turning on the captions for educational videos, all students benefited, not just those with disabilities. The benefits showed up in student scores and class discussion.

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Flipped Classroom

Here’s some resources for flipping your classroom. A couple of videos that introduce the idea: Introductory video 1 Introductory video 2 One thing neither video mentions is that you want to develop an assessment of some sort they take before they come to class so you know they did the work prior to coming to […]

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CELT October Newsletters

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Oct 9 How can I create effective mini-lectures?

If you missed this Brown Bag Faculty Dialogue, you can still view the video and take advantage of the supplemental materials. To access the 20-Minute Mentor video “How can I create effective mini-lectures?” go to my.cuw.edu and look for the CELT channel under the faculty tab. The power point slides, transcript and supplemental resources are […]

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Oct 7 Teaching Through Simulation: Brownies, Starbursts, and Much More!

Presented by 2013 Faculty Laureate Dr. Jeff Walz. Click here to view the archived presentation. Click for PowerPoint Slides Here are two sources Dr. Walz mentioned in his presentation: Bromley, Pat. 2013. “Active Learning Strategies for Diverse Learning Styles: Simulations Are Only One Method.” PS: Political Science and Politics 46 (4): 818-822. Raymond, Chad, and Simon […]

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CELT September Newsletters

Archived September 2013 CELT Newsletters CUW   CUAA

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CELT Summer Newsletter

Archived copies of the CELT Summer 2013 Newsletters CUW       CUAA      

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Sept 30 Judith Cebula, Your Story: Called as Scholar, Called as Teacher

September 30, 2013 Faith, Learning and Vocation Seminar Series Your Story: Called as Scholar, Called as Teacher, Judith Cebula Click here to view the archived recording. Click here to read the article by Kathryn Kleinhans that was mentioned in the presentation: The work of a christian: Vocation in Lutheran perspective.

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Sept 23 Dr. Mary Todd, The Difference Gender Makes

September 23, 2013 Faith, Learning and Vocation Seminar Series The Difference Gender Makes, Dr. Mary Todd Click here to view the archived recording. During her presentation, Dr. Todd mentioned an article in the New York Times about a gender-related study done at the Harvard Business School. Click here to read it: HBS Gender

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