The CITL is partnering with the Office of High-Impact Practices, Radford City Schools, and a group of faculty and student mentors to host a Battlebots competition for Radford middle- and high-school students. VISIT the event page to learn more.
Educarenow: It All Turns On Affection
Thoughts from the Educarenow blog regarding the corporatist education reform movement - check it out.
Instructional Design Opportunities at RU
1. Interested in enhancing your online or hybrid course design? Interested in marketing your class as nationally certified for quality? If so, consider checking out the opportunities available as a member of the 4th Quality Assurance Pilot cohort- forming now and kicking off in Sept. 2015.
2. New to RU? Interested in learning more about D2L and online or hybrid course design? If so, please consider registering for the first pilot of Radford University’s New Faculty Design Institute. This is a year long program, kicking off in Sept. 2015.
Student Evaluation: Good, Bad, Evil
The latest CITL Films project finds RU professors reading coarse student evaluation comments while ruminating on learner perceptions and expectations. Visit CITL Films page for more info and to view.
Blue Grass Music
CITL Films and McConnell Library's Archives and Special Collections collaborate to capture music and historic documentary film. Spring 2015 saw the long-awaited release of banjo legend Butch Robins' miniseries 'Blue Grass Music: Its Origin and Development As A Unique and Creative Art Form.' Read about the series and watch episodes online at the McConnell Library Website and also check the Roanoke Times article on the series.