ACIE Instructional Showcase

On January 22, 2016 the Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence (ACIE) met in Alumni Hall.  Chaired by Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, Laurie Kirsch, the ACIE Committee reviews grants submitted by faculty for ongoing investigation into instructional technologies.  CIDDE-Classroom Services was able to provide the committee with an innovative showcase to highlight how this technology…

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The challenge of making a good assessment

When it comes to teaching, most of us are fairly comfortable standing at the front of the room to lecture, or preparing materials to engage learners, or even creating educational content for videos; however, when it comes to assessing what your students have learned, things can become very dicey, very quickly. The complicated and contested…

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3D printing is transforming education

3D printing is transforming education. Many K-12 schools and higher education institutions are adding 3D printers to their classrooms and incorporating the technology into lesson plans. 3D printing allows students and teachers to explore, invent and innovate in a safe space. With an emphasis on learning-by-doing 3D printing is low risk because it engages students…

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