EVENING SESSION: CourseMate for Student Success presented by Jen Runz, Cengage Learning
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (EDT)
Cengage Learning’s CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. CourseMate includes an integrated eBook, interactive teaching and learning tools including quizzes, flashcards, videos, and more, as well as Engagement Tracker, a first-of-its-kind tool that monitors student engagement in the course. Attend this workshop and you will be able to:
• Set up your course in Course Mate
• Explore the various features available to your students including videos, animations, quizzes and flashcards
• Use Engagement Tracker to track student engagement and identify at-risk students
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"Come Grow with Us"
CELT’s mission is to serve as leaders to the college community by providing expertise, support, and resources to enhance learning, teaching, and scholarship. CELT will foster an institutional culture where learning is our central focus.
In support of this mission, CELT will participate in campus wide conversations on institutional initiatives and provide on and off campus professional development opportunities related to effective pedagogical approaches as well as discipline specific teaching strategies. Professional development activities will include workshops, consultation, webinars or other on-line tutorials, as well as more in depth learning experiences such as on-line courses and summer institutes targeting issues such as course re-design. CELT will provide mentoring and extensive professional development opportunities that specifically target new faculty. CELT will also provide guidance and expertise to faculty and administrators on issues related to hiring processes for new faculty, on-going mentoring, and providing effective feedback through observations. In addition, CELT will provide opportunities for collegial and intellectually stimulating conversations among faculty from various disciplines, support and celebrate faculty scholarship activities, and engage in educational research activities.