The series is devoted to student learning, teaching strategies and technology tools. Faculty, staff, and Teaching Assistants are welcome. Check Friday's Update for details about each program.

Tuesday, September 19
11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
MSC 316
Integrating Newspapers into the Curriculum

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Tuesday, September 19
4:00-5:30 p.m.
MSC 316
Integrating Newspapers into the Curriculum
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Presenters: Larry C. White, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Susann Farbermann, Nursing, and representatives of the New York Times; St. Louis Post-Dispatch; and USA Today

The College Readership Program provides students with a daily newspaper on campus. Funded by UMSL student fees, students select each day from the New York Times, USA Today, or the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. To make the most of the program, newspaper representatives and faculty colleagues will describe strategies for integrating newspapers and their online supports into a course.

Monday, October 9
Engaging Learners with Clickers in the Classroom
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11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
MSC SGA Chamber

Presenters: Carl Hoagland and Rob Kuschke, Teaching & Learning; Greg Geisler, Business Administration, Chris Scheetz; ITS, Cheryl Bielema, CTL; and, representatives of eInstruction

Clickers in the classroom give students the chance to be involved and active. Answering mastery questions and opinion polls provide faculty instantaneous feedback. The Desmond Lee Technology and Learning Center offers ANY instructor the loan of 20 clickers. This interactive demonstration will illustrate their use.

Wednesday, December 6
Online Teaching and Learning Strategies
and Faculty Recognition
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11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
222 J.C. Penney Bldg.

Facilitators: Bill Klein, English; Sherry Myers, Nursing; Karen Robinson, Libraries; Jennifer Spearman-Simms and Paul Wilmarth, ITS

Technology innovators and a faculty panel showcase successful learning activities and enhanced participation in MyGateway during this annual event. Send a message to Cheryl Bielema by November 20 to highlight an innovative or effective online instructional activity. Exemplary MyGateway users will be recognized in this annual event.

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Co-Sponsored by
Center for Teaching Learning and Information Technology Services
University of Missouri-St. Louis

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