IDEAx 2014 was a tremendous success!! The next annual meeting will take place on September 18, 2015 at Longwood University in Farmville, VA. Visit IDEAx on the web for additional info and media.
The NMC Blog
Musings, wisdom and experiences shared by New Media Consortium scholars from institutions around the country and the world at large. Find unique perspectives and solutions to the issues and problems educators at institutions large and small face. Check out the blog at: http://www.nmc.org/blog.
Also check out the two-page communique from the 2013 Horizon Project Summit addressing the seemingly unsolvable 'wicked problems' of higher education: http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2013-Horizon-Project-Summit-Communique.pdf
Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning
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Spring 2015 Film Challenge
This 2015 RU CITL spring film challenge was fantastic!! Students had just over a week to produce a short film based on a set of criteria and submit it. Entries were judged and later screened at the historic Radford Theater. VISIT our Film Challenge page to check out the winning entries as well as for more info.
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.
Started in late 2012, this series spotlights RU faculty engaged in new, innovative activities inside and outside the classroom. Visit the Faculty Profiles page to view our ever-growing lineup of RU faculty from across the disciplines including Music, Philosophy, Marketing, Core Curriculum, English and McConnell Library.
Put That Class Online!
Visit the Faculty Development Institute area of our site to view this cautionary tale about a department that decides to put a class online without realizing what they are geting into. Starring Bill Kennan, Chandish Nester, Susan Van Patten, Ryan Waide, and Wesley Young.