Faculty Notes Newsletters are published by quarterly.
topics and articles include Teaching Expectations: Best Practices – Using Videos for Weekly Overviews by Heather L. Norcross-Geoffroy; Features & Benefits of Turnitin by Rita Kondrath; Student Engagement & Instructor Presence by Mark Jewell; Office Hours using Bb Collaborate by Mary Beth McNicholas, Faculty Training and Development Calendar, Feedback Worksheet, Course Review and Instructional Design Process, School of Education, Educator Toolkit ~ 1st in the nation, Jeanne Hayes received the Professional Advancement Award, E-Text Books – get used to them!, OERs, OARs, OATs and The Rule of Capture and Quick Links.
topics include Faculty Spotlight – Julie Moser, MA, CAGS, Featured Articles – Features ~ Moodle 2.6; Meta is Beta; Movenote: video + slideshow = easy; Online Learning Consortium webinars; Reminders for Fall term; and Quick Links.
topics include Reminders on Online-Hybrid- Blended Course Schedules; Faculty Spotlight – Emily Hinnov; Meet the Staff – Scott Hazzard; 2014 GSC Graduation Veremony; Teaching with Technology Articles: Turnitin, Academic Technology Institute, MVW Science and Technology Fair, The Constructivist Mode of Teaching and Learning, Feedback ~ how learning occurs; and Quick Links.
topics include Faculty Spotlight – Paula Lombardi, Meet the Staff – Kenneth Whitelaw, Meet the President Dr. Roxanne Gonzales, Featured Articles – Mary Ford presents at the Habit of Mind Summit; Preparing to Teach Online: One Size Does Not Fit All; Thinking RED: a Guide to Critical Thinking; GSC Faculty Engaging Students with Rich Media, and Quick Links.
topics include Faculty Spotlight – Dennis Martino; Meet the Staff – Nicole Kowak; Featured Articles – Cognitive Science in Student Learning, Online Teaching Activity Index, Rich Media in Online Instruction, and 7 things on Games & Learning; Sharing our Successes – Dr. Roxanne Gonzales delivering the keynote address, Michael Russell and Phillip Russell tie for Top 100 ranking in a Glo-Bus Competition, and Liberty Mutual has contributed over $25,000 to the GSC Alumni Association; Blackboard Collaborate tips:
Setting up a Session in Moodle (video) and
Moderating a Bb Collaborate Session (html); Just for Laughs – “I’m concerned about my grade in your class.”
topics include Faculty Spotlight – Rita Kondrath; Meet the Staff – Elizabeth Dalton; Featured Articles – Horizon Report 2014, Faculty Engaging Students, Your Student’s Academic Coach; Sharing our Successes – Dr. Roxanne Gonzales Named 5th President of GSC, U.S. News & World Report ranks GSC on top, GSC joins forces with Manchester Community College and Fall 2013 Dean’s List; and Academic Expertise.
topics include Blackboard Collaborate web-conferencing now in eLearning+ (Moodle)!; Register for a 2014 Bb Collaborate Webinar; Resources and Training Guides for Bb Collaborate; Links for the Quick Start Guide, Things to do to make sure your Moodle course is ready, Course Evaluation Rubric, and Instructional Design Support Request Form.
topics include Moodle 2.5 New Features and upgrade on Dec. 16; Faculty Spotlight – Laurie Carrara; Meet the Staff – Jane Fletcher; Reta Chaffee and Steve Covello Presents “Online Faculty Development Strategies” at NERCOMP; Sharing our Successes; GSC Now Member of Sloan Consortium; Student eLearning+ (Moodle) Orientations; Dr. Tech-Know: How do I make images smaller in Moodle?
topics include Moodle Quick Start Guide & ID Support Request form; Featured Articles: Rich Media for Student Engagement, Dr. Jose Antonio Bowen – Teaching Naked, Instructor presence in online learning – is not optional, it is essential!; Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Burgess Smith; Meet the Staff – Jia Shin & Anthony Baldi; Sharing our Successes – GSC Captures Top Spot in National College Rankings & 2013 Facts & Figures; Featured Tool – Comparison of Jing, Camtasia, & Kaltura; OLLI Auction Fundraiser; SOE Professional Development Opportunities; Ask Dr. Tech Know – Moodle won’t let me change a grade!
topics include resources of interest: Quick Start Guide, Things to do to make sure your Moodle course is ready, Course Evaluation Rubric, and the ID Support Request Form; Joe Hannon and our Military Outreach Program; Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Zuzana Buzzell; Meet the Staff – Penny Savage; Sharing our Successes: Steve Covello and Liz Gauffreau presented at AAEEBL Conference, GSC has once again achieved a national ranking for Best Buy, GSC announces its Winter and Spring 2013 Dean’s List; Designing for Everyone-improving accessibility/using universal design: Invisible Disabilities; Alumni Learner’s Association’s events; SOE Professional Development Opportunities; WN14 Faculty Training; Dr. Tech-Know: My links don’t show up in Moodle.
topics include Course Evaluation Rubric; What’s new in Moodle – Moodle 2.4 features, The Scroll of Death & Course Navigation; Course Import Instructions; Faculty Spotlight – Faby M. Gagné; Meet the Staff – Jim Miller; Sharing our Successes – GSC Expands its Degree Programs, USNH Board Names Todd Leach Chancellor, Governor Announce Two-Year Tuition Freeze for In-State Students, Linda Kenney, ID at GSC has been elected as the corresponding
secretary of the NH Chapter of the Fulbright Association; Designing for Everyone: improving accessibility/using universal design; Alumni Learner’s Association’s events; SOE Professional Development Opportunities; WN14 Faculty Training ~ Online & Hybrid Classes; Student Orientations; Special Notice – Xtranormal.com closed it’s doors; Dr. Tech-Know: Expand and Collapse Topics
topics include our new single sign-on; Upgrade to Moodle 2.4 – Quick things you will notice this SM13, New Features for FL13; Faculty Spotlight – John S. Gianforte; Meet the Staff – Laurie Quinn, Ph.D; Featured Article – USNH ATI 2013, May 28-31, 2013; Sharing our Successes – GSC 40th Commencement highlights and videos, Senator Jeanne Shaheen visits GSC Concord campus (article and video); Featured Tool – Using Kaltura @GSC; 2013 Alumni Sponsored Events; SOE Professional Development Opportunities; Faculty Training; Dear Dr. Tech-Know – Copyright-free images.
topics include Faculty Spotlight – Michael McMurray, Meet the Staff – Pat Erwin-Ploog, Featured Tool – Wikis, Featured Articles – “It’s Time to Face What Isn’t Working in Our Courses and Find Out Why” by Chuck Bagley, The Flipped Classroom: Experiments and Experiences by Elizabeth Dalton, Demo Module: Twitter by Steve Covello, Students now have access to the CINHAL Plus Full Text database; Sharing our Successes – GSC Names Dr. Laurie Quinn Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, GSC Alumni, Students Earn Recognition, Commencement 2013 Ceremony details,
and Ask Dr. Tech Know.
topics include Quick Start Guide to Moodle; Whats new in Moodle, helpful features, blocks and functions; Course Import Instructions; List of Items that Need Updating; Faculty Spotlight – Michael B. Russell; Meet the Staff – Scott Hazzard; Featured Articles – Science Faculty Forum, Simulations in the Classroom; Sharing our Successes – Peter Nhiany, GSC student was honored; Featured Tool – VoiceThread; Upcoming Faculty Training; SOE Professional Development Opportunities: Ask Dr. Tech Know – Email Notification of Forum Posts.
topics include Spring term begins April 6th; Submit your ideas for articles; Faculty Spotlight – Christine Tate; Meet the Staff – Gail Thomas; Featured Articles – Science Faculty collaboration-it makes a big difference!, LRC adds Sage Publications’ Premier Collection of 640+ journals, Covello and Gauffreau present at NERCOMP ’13; Sharing our Successes – USNH head’s goals: online classes, sharing, GSC’s online bachelor’s programs are among the best, U.S. News and World rankings; Featured Tool – Polldaddy; Upcoming Faculty Training and Student Orientations; SOE Professional Development Opportunities: Ask Dr. Tech Know – Feedback in the Gradebook is not visible.
topics include upcoming term news and useful articles; Faculty Spotlight – Mark F. Jewell; Meet the Staff – Reta Chaffee; Featured Articles – Course Evaluation Rubric, Improving Accessible and Universal Design in Your Course, Organizing Course Content, Course Copies, the Horizon Report 2013, Keep a professional distance, and
Using Twitter in your class; Sharing our Successes – GSC’s 40th Anniversary, students sharing what they LOVE, Check out the new Spring 2013 Course Schedule, USNH re-funding news; SOE Professional Development Opportunities; Featured Tool – Hangouts, Upcoming Faculty Training and Student Orientations; Ask Dr. Tech Know – Changing the Content File Size.
topics include Spring 2103 Moodle courses are available, the Quick Start Guide and Intro to Moodle for Faculty self-paced tutorial, Faculty Spotlight – David Pook, Meet the Staff – Tamara Von George, Featured Tool – Camtasia, Featured Article – Rubrics and Course Policies, Sharing our Successes – Pres. Todd Leach’s interview and other good news, SP13 Faculty Training and Student Orientation, and Ask Dr. Tech Know – How can students tell what groups they are in?
topics include Winter 2103 term is upon us, Faculty Spotlight – Liz Gauffreau, Meet the Staff – Pam Woods, Featured Tool – YouSeeU, Featured Article – Have you had a course copied from one term to another?, Hot Topics – MOOCs: Think Again, What’s New – Student eLearning+ Moodle Orientations, and Ask Dr. Tech Know – Giving feedback in the Gradebook.
topics include GSC Faculty Handbook and Quick Start Guide, Faculty Spotlight – Mary Beth McNichols, Meet the Staff – Marty Chang, Featured Tools – Doodle and Join.me, Featured Article – Instructor Presence in Online Learning – Is Not Optional, It Is Essential by Chuck Bagley, Hot Topics – Covello presented at NERCOMP SIG on WordPress on Oct. 11, and GSC staff attended “The University Unbound: Can Higher Education Compete and Survive in the Age of ‘Free’ and Open Learning?”, What’s New – Moodle Mobile Customization, Intro to Moodle for Faculty: Self-Paced Tutorial and Student eLearning+ Moodle Orientations, Faculty Forum on Dec. 11 in Conway, and Ask Dr. Tech Know regarding adding your Bio to the Instructor Block.
topics include the Quick Start Guide & You’ve Got Class Guide, Faculty Spotlight – You!, Meet the Staff – Bonnie Fletcher, Featured Tool – Snagit, Featured Article – ECAR, Hot Topics – The GSC LRC Discovery Service, Faculty Forums, Faculty Teaching & Learning Online, WN 2013 Student Orientations & Ask Dr. Tech Know.
topics include important upcoming dates, Moodle 2.2 upgrade, Faculty Spotlight – Nicola M. Imbracsio, Meet the Staff – Donna Bordeleau, Featured Tool – RemarkdPDF, Special Event – N.E. Fall Astronomy Festival on Sept. 21 & 22, Featured Article – EdCamp NH, Hot Topics – UNH Computer Store, MyGranite Human Resources Page, Distance Teaching & Learning Conference, What’s New – Moodle 2.2 Upgrade, Science Faculty Forum, Faculty Forums, Faculty Study Groups, Faculty Fellows Program, Faculty Development Days and Ask Dr. Tech Know.
topics include new Moodle Documentation on the Faculty Resource Center, Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Sarah Mason Eck, Meet the Staff – Linda Kenney, Featured Tool – Brainshark, Featured Article – Academic Technology Institute 2012, Hot Topics – EdCamp and AAEEBL conference, What’s New – Smarthinking Training for Faculty; GSC Science Faculty Forum, EdCamp, Teaching and Learning Online; Student Orientations and Ask Dr. Tech Know.
topics include Betsy Burtis utilizes Xtranormal EDU in COMM550, Featured Tool – Google Search Education, Featured Article – Kaltura, Hot Topics – Dr. Michael B. Russell’s “Team Best Camera Corp” class was #1, Elizabeth Dalton attended the Immersive Education Summit, and Steve Covello presents at Emerging Learning Design Conference, What’s New – The Concord Campus & Admin Center has moved and Ask Dr. Tech Know.
topics include Faculty Spotlight – Paula B. LomBardi, Meet the Staff – Nicholas Marks, Ed.Tech. Dept. Mission Statement, Featured Article – FERPA and Privacy, Featured Tool – Xtranormal, Library & Research Commons, the Concord Campus & Admin Center is moving, Last Reminder: Bye-Bye Blackboard, and Ask Dr. Tech Know
topics include Faculty Spotlight – Gail Poitrast, Meet the Staff – Steve Covello, Featured Tool – thinklink, Featured Article – Supporting Online Student Success, Hot Topics – Horizon Report, What’s New – Faculty Forums and Ask Dr. Tech Know.
topics include Faculty Spotlight – Karen Allard,
Meet the Staff – Chuck Bagley,
Featured Tool – Jing,
Featured Article – Open Educational
Resources by Kevin Scully,
Hot Topics – Teaching Beyond Text by Steve Covello,
April 2012 Faculty Development Seminar, and
Ask Dr. Tech Know
topics include Faculty Spotlight – Andy Smith,
Meet the Staff – Elizabeth Dalton,
Featured Articles – Ten Best Practices for
Teaching Online, Copyright & Fair Use for
Online Images, Hello Moodle…Bye-Bye Blackboard, and
Ask Dr. Tech Know