Spotlight on Faculty: Jane Raycraft

Spotlight on Faculty: Jane Raycraft

Games, Chocolate and Collaboration: A Conversation with Jane Raycraft about collegiality and making learning enjoyable As a teacher, do you ever see students fearfully entering your classroom with pre-conceived notions of distress surrounding your discipline? Have you...
Spotlight on faculty: Andrea Actis

Spotlight on faculty: Andrea Actis

A Conversation with Andrea Actis on Risk, Vulnerability & Affect in Teaching & Learning Risk and Sharing Strange Memoirs This semester, Andrea Actis took a risk. She went into her 300-level English class and shared some deeply personal pieces of writing, or in...
The Paper Bag Exam – A Celebration of Learning

The Paper Bag Exam – A Celebration of Learning

It’s early December, it’s exam period and the air on campus is intense with last minute studying and test anxiety. Except perhaps for one classroom in Cedar… I enter the room to find 32 early childhood education students chatting and laughing in groups of four as they...
Spotlight on Faculty: Fiacre O’Duinn

Spotlight on Faculty: Fiacre O’Duinn

A conversation with Fiacre O’Duinn on the intersection of arts and sciences, and the library as gateway to possibilities. Did you ever feel you needed a neutral space to just be yourself, to explore possibilities and intersections and to reimagine the future of...
OER with Blake Rowsell

OER with Blake Rowsell

Blake Rowsell Outdoor Recreation Program Convenor and Instructor Schools of Tourism Management & Outdoor Recreation   Why OER?  The number one complaint that I hear from students is the high cost of text books. I’ve been using OERs for three years at Cap and...
Active Learning Online?

Active Learning Online?

How can my Moodle shell become part of an active learning experience for my students? Is active learning online possible? As an experienced instructor in the face-to-face classroom, you may be wondering about the value of incorporating online learning into your...