Getting More Done in Less Time

Getting More Done in Less Time

With the weekend almost complete and weekly TA preparations underway, take some time to read the following Inside Higher Ed blog post about effectively budgeting one’s energy to address those pending TA To-Do tasks.  Have a PRODUCTIVE work week ahead!  🙂

Work-Force Demand for STEM Students Spurs Efforts at Community Colleges

Work-Force Demand for STEM Students Spurs Efforts at Community Colleges

Here is an article from The Chronicle of Higher Education regarding how community colleges are the primary targeting in addressing the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) employment shortages.  

In light of this blog post on STEM fields in higher education, please do not forget to register for our upcoming TAProject workshops related to college teaching in STEM subject areas:

Relating STEM to the Real World
Date: Wednesday, April 24
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Room 117, Busch Campus Center, BC

Making Homework More Efficient in STEM Classes
Date: Thursday, April 25
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Room 117, Busch Campus Center, BC  

“Student Engagement in the Online Classroom”

“Student Engagement in the Online Classroom”

Here is an article from the Chronicle that has some great tips on how to engage students in an online course, and that certainly apply to face-to-face and hybrid contexts as well.

Not all professors are on board with new technology

http://www.informationweek.com/education/instructional-it/classroom-technology-faces-skeptics-at-r/240148217

Copyright for Graduate Students session

Copyright for Graduate Students:  (March 26, 2013, 1:00 – 3:00, Alexander Library, Pane Room) The workshop will cover the basics of copyright, use of copyrighted works in research and scholarly publications, copyright issues for dissertations and theses, use of copyrighted works in classroom teaching and online education, copyright in one’s own works, contract law as it applies to digital resources, and the current legal landscape in higher education and open access scholarly communication.

Please register at http://ctaar.rutgers.edu/workshops/register.