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Poll Everywhere is an emerging student response system that enables students to take polls, ask questions, provide feedback, and more using their mobile devices. With a sleek interface and a pricing model that does not charge students, Poll Everywhere has grown in popularity in recent years. Rutgers faculty have used this polling solution to give instant polls, facilitate group discussion, conduct Q&A, and more. In this workshop, we will provide an introduction, discuss potential in-class uses, and walk you... continued
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Monthly Community workshops are an opportunity for faculty and staff engaged in active learning to meet, discuss their experiences, and learn about news in active learning.  While these meetings are meant to be an informal gathering, a topic for each workshop will help focus the discussion. In this first community workshop, the group will discuss the various types of active learning activities - from think-pair-share to role playing - including specific exercises and things to consider when implementing them. Attendees are invited to share activities they use in class or workshop ideas they are considering using. Sign up on the registration... continued
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Kaltura is a new tool available to all Rutgers Faculty, Staff, and Students. It can be used to record presentations, including a video image of the presenter and PowerPoint slides or other presentation material. Because it is web-based, Kaltura can be accessed and used by anyone with a Rutgers NetID, wherever they want. As a result, it can be used to record presentations in the office or at home that students can watch on their own time so that class can be devoted to discussion. Kaltura can also be used in the classroom to record in-class lectures for future viewing. In this workshop, we will discuss how Kaltura can be used to enhance your class and walk you through the steps of making... continued
Monthly Active Learning Community workshops are an opportunity for faculty and staff engaged in active learning to meet, discuss their experiences, and learn about news in active learning.  While these meetings are meant to be an informal gathering, a topic for each workshop will help focus the discussion. In this second community workshop, we will look at how to form groups when using active learning methods. How students are organized into groups can have an enormous impact on the way students work collaboratively. A balanced group is more likely to be productive and inclusive. We will discuss the merits of different approaches to forming groups and encourage attendees to share their own... continued
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Monthly Active Learning Community workshops are an opportunity for faculty and staff interested in active learning to meet, share their experiences, and learn about the latest in active learning at Rutgers and beyond.  While primarily an informal discussion, each gathering will have a focal topic to guide the conversation. In this final workshop of the fall semester, the group will discuss common challenges that arise when using active learning. While active learning can be very rewarding, it is not without its hurdles. Whether it is the reluctance of students to alter the way they learn, resistance to working with other students, or the difficulty of teaching without a clear front to the... continued

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