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Summer Session I starts next Tuesday! The Technology Learning Center, Friends Hall 101, is here to help with your Sakai support needs. The TLC is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
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CMST 691: Collaborative Curiosity: Designing Community-Engaged Research - Free, online course runs May 18 - June 8
Contributed by Laurie Worrall on 05/14/2015
Virginia Commonwealth University is sponsoring an open, free, on-line course in designing community-engaged research. This MOOC is for anyone and everyone who seeks answers to important questions; collaborates with others to find answers and develop solutions; knows that expertise is found everywhere in our communities; and who sees partnerships as a powerful strategy to accomplish good work.
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Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 05/07/2015
Teaching a summer course? Have end of the semester questions on Sakai, Turning Technologies, Turnitin? Want to get started building your fall courses? ITS has set up some drop-in hours with professional staff on these technologies, course design, screen casting, web conferencing, ipads, paperless grading, etc.
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Contributed by Mary Jo Watts on 05/07/2015
ITS is upgrading Sakai for the Fall 2015 term with many new features (including a search tool) and major improvements to existing functionality. There will be slight changes to Sakai's interface that improve usability and accessibility.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 05/05/2015
Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 05/01/2015
If you are teaching an online course this summer it's never too early to start planning. ITS professional staff can help with Sakai, iRubric, course design, video screencast production, Turnitin, paperless grading, web conferencing, Office Online etc. In May, we are offering special drop-in hours. Bring your syllabus and content and we can help you make progress on your course.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 04/30/2015
Contributed by Lisa Efing-Guida on 04/29/2015
Information Technology Services is currently planning for software upgrades in ITS-managed computer labs, eClassrooms and meeting rooms for the 2015-16 academic year. If you need specific software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify Lisa Efing-Guida (email@example.com) and Brian Brashear (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than Monday, June 1, 2015.
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 10:00 11:45 a.m., Limited to the first 20 registrants
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Contributed by Patricia Spencer on 04/27/2015
As you plan for next year, please consider these two exciting opportunities to engage in community-based learning dialogue with passionate teachers/scholars. Read on for the details and then register to participate in the 4/30 Service Learning Panel and/or the May 12/13 Service Learning Institute.
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This week’s focus: Reimagining the Learning Space at IC
Please join the TELE Collaborative as we host opportunities to visit and discuss learning space design across the Ithaca College campus throughout the spring. We will explore the innovation of the physical environment and discuss the impact that learning space design can have on teaching, student engagement and learning. The goal is to solicit ideas from faculty users and multiple units on campus as collaborative stakeholders. We intend to seek advice and recommendations for future classroom renovation and upgrades.
TELE Collaborative: LEARNING SPACE DESIGN SERIES
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Don’t forget to come to IC’s Annual Family Carnival hosted by the Student United Way. Activities for all ages include arts and crafts, face painting, and an inflated bounce houses! There will also be live performances, a raffle, and snacks.
The event is on Friday, April 24th from 5:30 to 8 pm in the gyms on the lower level of the Fitness Center. Entry is $3 for kids, $5 for anyone over 18, and $16 for parties of 5 or more. Members of IC Student United Way organize and run the Family Carnival. All proceeds benefit the ICSUW's fall grant program, during which funds are allocated to organizations in the Ithaca community.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 04/20/2015
Contributed by Peter Rothbart on 04/19/2015
Faculty Council is seeking nominations for a part-time faculty member to fill the 2 year, part-time faculty representative seat on Faculty Council. Self nominations are welcomed and any faculty member, full- or part-time may nominate a part-time faculty member for the position, but only part-time faculty members below the rank of associate will vote in the election.
Please submit nominations, including self-nominations, along with a very short statement to be published on the ballot, to Peter Rothbart, Chair of Faculty Council at email@example.com.
Deadline: Friday, April 24, 5 PM
Faculty Council meets on the first Tuesday of every month, from 7:00-9:00 PM.
For further information regarding Faculty Council’s responsibilities: http://www.ithaca.edu/policies/vol1/volume_1-10603/
Faculty Council is soliciting nominations, including self-nominations for the important position of At-Large Representative for the Committee for College-Wide Requirements (CCR). The position is a two-year one. Please submit a short statement of intent by Friday, April 24 at 5 PM, to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information: https://www.ithaca.edu/policies/vol1/volume_1-10601/volume_1_10602/#1060216 and http://www.ithaca.edu/provost/standingcommittees/ccr/
Contributed by Peter Rothbart on 04/19/2015
Faculty Council is seeking nominees willing to serve on the Institutional Effectiveness and Budget Committee (IEBC) for a three year beginning in the Fall 2015 semester. Two candidates will be selected. Given the current economic climate, it is crucial that faculty have input into the upcoming budgetary considerations. We are especially interested in candidates with financial and/or economic expertise, but welcome all nominations. Meetings are on Tuesday afternoons. Nominations, including self-nominations will be accepted until Friday, May 1 at 5 PM. Please send your nomination and a brief description of interest or qualifications to Peter Rothbart, email@example.com.
For further information, go to https://www.ithaca.edu/policies/vol1/volume_1-10601/volume_1_10602/#1060217 and scroll down a bit.
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