A new component of Blackboard was announced in Faculty Senate last month called Blackboard Ally. Blackboard Ally automatically scans content loaded to Blackboard and provides an assessment of the content’s accessibility and assistance in increasing the accessibility of course content. Ally uses visual indicators, which provide a measure of the accessibility of your course, … [Read more...] about New blackboard accessibility tool available soon
Archives for November 29, 2018
Faculty write program 2018–2019 Times: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Location: LIBR 204 (FCTL) Facilitator: Dr. Etta Madden The Faculty Write Program focuses on promoting faculty productivity and camaraderie through writing-based experiences such as interdisciplinary writing retreats held twice a month, workshops, and 10-day writing challenges. Writing retreats include lunch, … [Read more...] about FCTL events and announcements
Congratulations to faculty on their funded assessment projects! Congratulations to Dr. Sapna Chakaraborty from Occupational Therapy, Debra Price from Childhood Education and Family Studies, and Dr. Nicole West from Counseling, Leadership and Special Education, on their recently awarded Assessment of Student Learning Grants. To learn more about their exciting and innovative … [Read more...] about What’s new in assessment?
The deadline for the international travel application is Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The funding is to support faculty international travel that will “advance the university mission, in a manner related to the research of the faculty member.” This funding supports faculty presentation of research. The international travel award provides up to $2,500 to the recipient. This is … [Read more...] about International travel application deadline approaching
The Missouri State University Foundation Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service are intended to provide incentives for continued performance to a select number of full-time faculty who evidence significant accomplishments in teaching, research and/or creative activities and service. The awards are funded by the Missouri State University Foundation. Six … [Read more...] about Call for nominations for foundation awards