News Archive


  • July 27, 2016

     

    Since January 2016, the Office of Innovative Teaching and Technology (ITT) has repeatedly announced that APU will no longer use the Media Gallery tool in Sakai; therefore, any videos stored in Sakai will not be available after Media Gallery goes away.

     

    Faculty who teach face-to-face or blended courses: It is...

  • March 24, 2016

     FutureReadyAPU is a local response to the disruptive innovations occurring in Christian higher education. FutureReadyAPU events are aimed at gathering local change agents who share a deep interest in helping make Christian higher education more affordable, accessible, and sustainable. At these events, participants will learn important concepts and skills not...

  • March 2, 2016

     This workshop orients faculty to the basic procedures for setting up tests & quizzes in Sakai. It covers steps for creating a test/quiz as well as posting and grading items. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to complete the following: - Create a Quiz using markup...

  • March 1, 2016

    The Productive Professor workshop series offers time-saving, practical tips on various aspects of the faculty life. With an emphasis on hands-on learning, this particular workshop will focus on email and task management strategies with a particular focus on the one-touch principle. Please bring your laptop/tablet for use during the event....

  • February 29, 2016

     What does the institute entail?

    •  The Course Redesign Institute (CRI) is an initiative of the Office of Innovative Teaching and Technology, part of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment.  

    •  The goal of this summer institute and its follow-up sessions is to provide high quality and effective pedagogical...

  • February 23, 2016

    To better support the ever growing demand for video content within Sakai courses, the Office of Innovative Teaching and Technology (ITT) will implement changes to give students and faculty better control over their content.

    Beginning July 1st, the Media Gallery tool in Sakai will no longer be available.

    If you...

  • February 17, 2016
    One of the ongoing challenges for faculty is how best to engage students during class instruction. From learning science, we know that students who are actively engaged during class not only learn more but also persist in completing the course. Live polling tools facilitate active learning during class by asking...
  • February 17, 2016

    Christian colleges and universities, like the rest of higher ed, are encountering many disruptive forces, including the rise of online and mega-universities, the shifting student demographics, the unbundling of the traditional university, the increasing costs of higher education, and the changing role of faculty. In light of these trends, are...

  • January 28, 2016

     Please join Rebecca Cantor, Executive Director of Writing Programs, and Ann Kwinn, Director of Instructional Strategy in the Office of Innovative Teaching and Technology, for this important workshop on how to prevent and address plagiarism in courses across all disciplines. Featuring Vice Provost for Undergraduate Programs, Vicky Bowden. This workshop...

  • January 28, 2016

     With an emphasis on hands-on learning, Appy Hour events provide faculty and staff an opportunity to learn more about mobile devices, apps, and their potential benefits for teaching, learning, and administrative productivity. This particular Appy Hour will focus on apps used to quickly and conveniently capture ideas, images, and impressions....

  • January 28, 2016

     CTLA is hosting a pop up event to bring students and faculty members together to learn more about the coming mobile access and delivery of the IDEA evaluation process. Plan to drop in on us on Thursday, February 4th from 9:30 to 2:30 on Cougar Walk (east campus) for a...

  • January 28, 2016

    If you teach online, you understand the challenges, the isolation, and the frustration that some distance students can experience. Come explore a free and easy way to host video conferences with your students using APU's Google video conferencing tool. Log into our webinar with fellow educators for a lively tour...

  • January 19, 2016

      Using the Sakai Gradebook tool in your courses benefits your students by providing prompt feedback on coursework. This workshop will cover how to set up and customize your Gradebook. Topics will include grade scale settings, student access settings, adding assignments to Gradebook and linking to the assignments page, special helps...