Business Faculty Honored!

Apr 26th, 2012 | By
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We are fond of saying that the faculty of our programs blend practical experience and ‘know-how’ with a deep understanding of the functional discipline that they teach. An example of this is the recipient of the 2012 De La Salle Award for Service and Leadership in the Community award, John Greuling. John has taught in
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Learn Video production!

Mar 28th, 2012 | By
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CATS Workshops Add Appeal and Resources to you Classroom!

Mar 28th, 2012 | By
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      The CATS Department would like to formally invite you to attend the following workshops: Topic Location Date Time Photoshop for Web Blackboard Grade Center LRC 346* 10-Apr 1:30-3:30 p.m. Photoshop Restoration Impact Center 12-Apr 2-4 p.m. Wimba LRC 346 16-Apr 2-4 p.m. *The Turnitin and GradeCenter  workshops will also be streamed live. 
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Would Your Students Benefit from Academic Support?

Mar 12th, 2012 | By
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Are your students struggling in the classroom?  Would they benefit from Academic Support?  Lewis offers support to meet the needs of all of our students…  on campus and online.  In addition to the services provided in LARC, Lewis also offers support through SMARTHINKING.  If you are not familiar with SMARTHINKING, the webinar sessions listed below
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Why course evaluations matter and how faculty can increase the response rate

Mar 6th, 2012 | By
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  Lewis University uses an course evaluation tool which is conducted online. In a recent term, the share of students completing the evaluation varied from 100% for a number of courses to as little as 8% in one course. Why does this matter? When a course has a low response rate, the only students providing
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CATS announces new resources for faculty to improve student writing

Mar 3rd, 2012 | By
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      Lewis University has two very useful writing improvement tools available in Blackboard. Turnitin enables you to have students submit their writing online inside Blackboard and you (or you and the student) can receive an originality score for the assignment. This helps students learn how and when to quote from the work of
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Graduates of For-Profit Colleges Do Not Fare as Well

Feb 23rd, 2012 | By
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In a recent study published by the Center for Post-secondary Education and Employment, it appears that students who graduate from for-profit institutions do not fare as well as graduates from non-profits like Lewis University. The graduates of for-profits had: higher loan default rates experienced more unemployment lower average salaries The for-profit sector in our region
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Spring Break Faculty Development

Feb 14th, 2012 | By
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Monday, March 5th: 10 a.m. to Noon – Customizing your Blackboard Course Shell(facilitated by Sue Sollie)  Learn to import a course template and customize it for your course Learn some techniques for personalizing your course   1 p.m. – 3p.m. – Exploring Blackboard Tools and Open Lab Time(facilitated by Alvin Butler & Sue Sollie) What
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Faculty Development in the College of Business

Feb 14th, 2012 | By
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  In our ongoing efforts to create more dynamic and relevant classroom experiences, the College of Business hosted a faculty development workshop (Feb. 13) focused on helping faculty improve their ability to assist students with their writing. At the center of this workshop was the 7 C’s of communication. We want to improve students’ ability to craft
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Mobile Tutors Will Come to Your Classroom

Feb 13th, 2012 | By

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