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Faculty Stories: Kate Wright and Online Annotation for Class Assessment

Marybeth Koon--When Kate Wright of RIT’s College of Science heard about the web-based program Nota Bene, she thought it could be a good tool to help her have a better understanding of her students’ learning and also increase peer interaction in a large lecture class. Through Nota Bene, Kate’s students can read and annotate PDF documents that she posts to the application website. Based on the comments and discussions among students, she can gauge their grasp of the material and modify her classes as needed to ensure that students are learning the content.

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Faculty Stories: Sandi Connelly and How Online Teaching Is Different

Rebecca Johnson—When she moved her large-enrollment biology courses online, Sandi Connelly wanted to create an environment that met the educational needs of both supported and non-supported students.

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Faculty Stories: Christine Cray Says "Ditch the Syllabus"

Christine Kray—Teaching online has required a shift in my approach to course instruction. When I talked with a colleague at another university about my experience teaching online, she asked, “But don’t you just have to post your syllabus?” Nothing could be further from the truth. (This made me realize how far afield people’s understandings of online teaching can be—even those of fellow academics!)

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Faculty Stories: Neil Hair and Teaching Your First Class

Neil Hair—Nothing is more terrifying than going into your first class session with a new group of students. After 19 years in the classroom and several teaching accolades, I think it’s fair to say that even as a veteran I still get butterflies. Here are a few tricks that have worked well for me in the context of what I teach, which is mostly marketing strategy.

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Faculty Stories: Callie Babbitt, Alex Lobos and Transdisciplinary Sustainable Product Design

Marybeth Koon—While teaching their respective courses, Callie Babbitt from the Golisano Institute of Sustainability (GIS) and Alex Lobos of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences (CIAS) had both experienced the knowledge gap between the technology specialists who develop sustainable design tools and the product designers who implement these tools.

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Faculty Stories: Neil Hair and Serving a Client in an Online Environment

Marybeth Koon—Students in the online executive marketing EMBA program pose a range of unique challenges for Neil Hair, executive director of the Innovative Learning Institute and associate professor of the E. Philip Saunders College of Business. In addition to completing courses in a compressed time while working full-time in demanding jobs, they are often widely dispersed around the globe. However, they are also experienced, motivated students who are able to work independently, and are ready to work on real-life problems.

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