Resources Regarding Normalizing Challenges and Encouraging Students to Use Resources

Student Experience Project: Faculty can register to engage with a variety of (free) training materials to encourage a sense of student belonging in their courses. The Writing Center at the University of Detroit Mercy: https://www.udmercy.edu/current-students/writing-center/index.php The Student Sucess Center at the University of Detroit Mercy: https://www.udmercy.edu/current-students/support-services/success-center.php Literature and Resources College Students with Children are Common […]

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Connecting to Course Outcomes Throughout the Semester

By Dr. Erin Bell, CETL Staff January marks the start of a new semester, and with it comes the joy of sharing and exchanging knowledge and subject matter expertise with students. As a standard, most professors review their syllabi with their students during their first course session(s). While some professors may present their syllabus during […]

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A Case for Weighted Totals

By Russell Davidson; Associate Director for Digital Education, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Office of Digital Education Blackboard’s Grade Center (or Gradebook, in Ultra-style courses) is a powerful tool that makes it much easier for both students and faculty to track student performance and share feedback on graded items. As a dedicated grading […]

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Resources Regarding Gathering Student Feedback

Coulter, Robert W. S., and Lindsay Onufer. “Using Student-Led Discussions and Snapshot Lectures to Stimulate Active Learning and Accountability: A Mixed Methods Study on Teaching an Implementation Science Course.” Pedagogy in Health Promotion, vol. 8, no. 1, 2022, pp. 30–40. https://dalnet-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/f/sicv3p/TN_cdi_crossref_primary_10_1177_23733799211050088 Flodén, Jonas. “The Impact of Student Feedback on Teaching in Higher Education.” Assessment and Evaluation […]

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Grade Center Check-in

By Russell Davidson, Associate Director for Digital Education, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Blackboard’s Grade Center is a powerful tool that can simplify the process of tracking student performance and calculating grades. But, like any tool, it is only effective when used properly and if used improperly it can do more harm than […]

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Submitting for Publication: Avoiding Predatory Publishers and Choosing a Legitimate Journal

By Jill Turner, Library Professor, Dental Library, and Jennifer Bowen, Assistant Library Professor, Dental Library The manuscript has been written and now all that remains is to find a venue in which to publish. Although not the only option, journals are the popular choice for faculty, especially those pursuing tenure or promotion. Authors may wish […]

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Resources and Scholarship Regarding Student Navigation and Utilization of Books and Other Texts

Jensen, Mark, and Lauren Scharff. “Improving Critical Reading with E-Texts: A Controlled Study in a Collegiate Philosophy Course.” The Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, vol. 19, no. 3, 2019, pp. The journal of scholarship of teaching and learning, 2019, Vol.19 (3). doi: http://dx.doi.org.libproxy.lib.unc.edu/10.14434/josotl.v19i2.23978 Permalink: https://dalnet-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/f/sicv3p/TN_cdi_doaj_primary_oai_doaj_org_article_e8abe877db2b469a89cbeb61bedc8cd2 Reading to Remember: Textbook Strategies. Willamette University. Retrieved from http://willamette.edu/offices/lcenter/resources/study_strategies/reading2remember.html SQ3R […]

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Resources and Scholarship on Course Outcomes

Arbaugh, J.B. “Does Academic Discipline Moderate CoI-Course Outcomes Relationships in Online MBA Courses?” The Internet and Higher Education, vol. 17, 2013, pp. 16–28. Permalink: https://dalnet-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/f/sicv3p/TN_cdi_proquest_miscellaneous_1364764487 Klein, Howard J., et al. “MOTIVATION TO LEARN AND COURSE OUTCOMES: THE IMPACT OF DELIVERY MODE, LEARNING GOAL ORIENTATION, AND PERCEIVED BARRIERS AND ENABLERS.” Personnel Psychology, vol. 59, no. 3, 2006, pp. […]

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Supporting Student-Athletes at Detroit Mercy

By Dr. Erin Bell, CETL Staff As of fall 2023, approximately 300 student-athletes were enrolled in courses at Detroit Mercy. While most faculty are aware of the numerous athletics programs at the University, fewer may be familiar with how recent changes in college athletics impact student-athletes and their schedules. It is critical to understand the […]

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What Can I Do with the YuJa Media Library?

By Russell Davidson, Associate Director for Digital Education, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Office of Digital Education Over the summer, the University added a new online tool to our teaching toolkit. YuJa, which gets its name from the Sanskrit word for join or connect, provides the Detroit Mercy community with a feature-rich, easy-to-use […]

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