October 5, 2015
Comments Off on The Cost of Textbooks and OER
What are OER? Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse at no cost. From UNESCO: “Open Educational Resources (OERs) are any type of educational materials that are in the public domain … Continue reading
September 14, 2015
Comments Off on Library Fall Newsletter “Focus on Forward Thinking”
Read about the changes the Library instituted this summer to continue our focus on student learning, faculty teaching and research, and technology. To quote our director Joan Overfield, “The DiMenna-Nyselius Library is innovative, forward-thinking, and focused on responsible stewardship of … Continue reading
August 26, 2015
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Let’s celebrate 95 years of women’s right to vote! On August 26, 1920, the 19th amendment was passed and women in America won the right to vote! Take a look at what the country’s women’s voting rights looked like … Continue reading
July 31, 2015
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Who is Saint Ignatius? Saint Ignatius of Loyola was born in 1491 in northern Spain. As a young man, he became a knight, but he was wounded in 1521. He then turned to God and created the Society of Jesus. … Continue reading
July 14, 2015
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How do we assess the impact of games used in the classroom on student learning? This is the first report in a series on game “impact types” from GAMES FOR CHANGE and the MICHAEL COHEN GROUP. You can read Report #1: … Continue reading