Fall 2019 Newsletter

Notre Dame Global Classroom – Connecting Students from Across the Globe

Notre Dame encourages students to broaden their experiences by participating in overseas study experiences. Seventy-five percent of our students participate in study abroad programs, which ranks #2 in the nation for percentage of undergraduates who study abroad.1  What happens, though, if a student needs to complete a particular course to stay on track for her …

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Sakai Lunch & Learn Meeting — November 16

Sakai at Notre Dame will be changing our video management platform from Kaltura to Panopto during the Spring 2019 semester. Join Academic Technologies experts and faculty who have already made the switch to learn about Panopto’s capabilities and applications for teaching. RSVP for lunch at https://goo.gl/CtxAAC Friday, November 16 Noon-1pm, Giovanini Commons, Mendoza

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Flipping the Teach Out: The Listening to Puerto Rico Story

On a gray Monday in May 2018, a design team from Notre Dame’s Office of Digital Learning found themselves in Ann Arbor, in a room full of white boards and colored post-its, brainstorming ideas for a collaborative “Teach-Out” with colleagues from the University of Michigan. First developed by the University of Michigan’s Academic Innovation team, …

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Improving Student Success with Gameful Learning Concepts

Gameful learning is a take on instructional design that incorporates many of the best motivators of games and play. It applies the powerful psychological factors of play to influence student motivation, provides choice in how to accomplish learning goals, and changes the fundamental way students are assessed. These changes don’t make easy play out of …

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Improving Grading in Large Classes with Gradescope

“I have been using Gradescope since the Fall of 2015. This program has been extremely helpful to evaluate the students in my classes. Beyond the student evaluations, I have been able to better analyze how I provide assessments and instruction in the classroom. With the ability to go back and look at the statistics of …

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Call for Faculty Stories: Mango Languages

Mango Languages is a language-learning software which teaches practical conversation and valuable cultural insight for new languages. Using an encouraging, conversational style, Mango offers 70+ languages, including many which are less commonly taught such as Haitian Creole, Cherokee, Punjabi and Thai. Mango Languages is available free to all ND faculty, staff and students. Perin Gurel, …

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