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IDEAS Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Bjorn Nordtveit

This month, we’re highlighting the innovative work of Professor Bjorn Nordveit who uses the online tool Mentimeter in multiple creative ways to encourage participation and active engagement from a wider range of students in multiple modes of teaching. 

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April Monthly Newsletter
Blackboard to Canvas Transition: Based on existing transition plans, Blackboard downgrades, a low number of courses and recent messaging from the Provost’s Office, Blackboard instructors are currently being asked to move to Canvas. Personalized support will be provided for all remaining Blackboard
April 1, 2024
ICYMI: 2024 Teaching and Technology Updates
Read on for the latest on the transition to Canvas, Fall Course Requests, and the learning management systems from the IDEAS Team and campus partners.
March 26, 2024
Activating Student Participation: Classroom Insights from the IIF Fellows
This month’s Instructional Innovation Fellows showcased the active teaching strategies they implement to reach and engage their 21st-century learners. Allie Wolf used Padlet to spark classroom discussions, Dandan Xu utilized student-produced video projects for knowledge sharing, and Fig Lefevre
March 13, 2024