New Faculty Orientation Reflection 2018

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At the 2018 New Faculty Orientation, the Center for Teaching Excellence hosted over 30 new faculty members for three days of informational sessions. In addition to receiving information about the many offices, services, and facilities here at IUP, the new faculty also learned about time management from Dr. Pagnucci and Dr. Weinstein, had an opportunity… Continue reading

Making Your Videos and Podcasts ADA Compliant: How to Request and Edit Captions Using itube/Kaltura

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Did you know that universities such as Harvard and M.I.T. have had lawsuits against them because of a lack of appropriate closed captions? The U.S. Department of Education enforces Section 504 of the American Disabilities Act (ADA). Colleges and universities in the United States are required to be ADA compliant, including professors’ course materials, online… Continue reading

A Critical Perspective on Plagiarism Detection Services

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Did you know that IUP Writing Center tutors wrote one of the first articles in the field to recognize and investigate problems with Turnitin? In 2007 Renee Brown, Brian Fallon, Jessica Lott, Elizabeth Matthews, and Elizabeth Mintie won the Best Article Award for their piece, “Taking on Turnitin: Tutors Advocating Change” in The Writing Center… Continue reading

Reflections from the 2017 New Faculty Orientation

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On August 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, the Center for Teaching Excellence held a New Faculty Orientation. All new permeant and temporary faculty members, as well as teaching associates, were invited to participate in three days of informative sessions about classroom management, services and resources at IUP, and demonstrations of classroom technology. Dr. Neal Messer, of… Continue reading