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Creating a welcome and inclusive course– starting with the syllabus

In May 2018, Instructional Design & Technology collaborated with the Gender Studies department to create a workshop about designing welcoming and inclusive course syllabi. Why is this important? Research shows that students are more successful in courses where they feel … Continue reading

Posted at 9:18 a.m. June 1, 2018, by in News

Collegial sharing & learning at the 5th annual Rutgers University–Camden eLearning Conference

The 5th annual Rutgers University–Camden Faculty eLearning conference took place on March 1, 2018. The conference featured presenters from Rutgers–Camden, Camden County College, Rowan College at Burlington County, Rowan College at Gloucester County, and Rowan University. Attendees joined from these … Continue reading

Posted at 10:30 a.m. April 13, 2018, by in News

Digital Teaching Fellows

We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications from all full-time Rutgers–Camden instructors for the 2018 Digital Teaching Fellowship, until April 16th. The program this year will focus on using digital tools to support best pedagogical practices in … Continue reading

Posted at 2 p.m. March 11, 2018, by in News

Open educational resources (OER) and affordable textbooks

On September 30, 2016, Rutgers University Libraries announced an initiative called the Open and Affordable Textbooks project (OAT). What does this mean for Rutgers? The article explains: As a member of the Open Textbook Network, Rutgers joins a select group of … Continue reading

Posted at 9:49 a.m. Oct. 4, 2016, by in News

Sakai 11 now up!

You’ll notice immediately that Sakai has changed… check out that modern look! For more information, see: Our own Rutgers-Camden IDT Sakai 11 page Office of Instructional & Research Technology’s Sakai 11 blog posts All Rutgers-Camden instructors are always welcome to contact … Continue reading

Posted at 10:10 a.m. Aug. 29, 2016, by in News

Paying attention to detail in course design

  Last week, I attended the Northeast E-Learning Consortium’s annual conference. One of the sessions that stood out in particular discussed the use of game elements in course design to increase student engagement and motivation, also known as gamification. [Note that … Continue reading

Posted at 8:57 a.m. May 13, 2016, by in News
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