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Faculty workshop: Concept maps enrich learning

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

adesope-o-2011-80PULLMAN, Wash. – PowerPoint presentations divide information into bullet points. “Concept maps” use the opposite approach: They require students to connect information – and that takes them to what assistant professor Olusola Adesope calls “a higher level of cognitive process.” » More …

WSU Global Campus to offer three new online minors

PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University’s Global Campus is launching three new online minors: American Indian Studies, Film Studies and Hospitality Business Management. The first two will be available beginning this spring. The hospitality minor will be available this fall. » More …

WSU launches online American Indian studies certificate

Indian-studies-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Registration is open for spring 2015 for a new online certificate in American Indian studies available through Washington State University Global Campus. Applicants do not need to be enrolled in a degree program at WSU. » More …

Chat button: WSU experts await your Blackboard questions

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

blackboard-learn-250PULLMAN, Wash. – Faculty seeking help with Blackboard Learn can go to the transition page, select the live chat button, and get a quick personal reply from Geoff, Cassie, Grayson or several other Washington State University Global Campus experts. » More …

Brief, whimsical videos cover ‘Teaching With Technology’

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

GregoryPULLMAN, Wash. – Ruth Gregory, an award-winning filmmaker and video producer, has launched a video blog to help faculty increase student success by incorporating emerging technologies into their courses. In “Teaching With Technology,” she examines new tools and interviews Washington State University faculty members who are integrating technology into their classes. » More …

WSU offers new online leadership certificate

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

tidal-leadership-logo-200PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University is launching an online certificate to provide training to groups that need an extra edge to advance their careers, especially women and graduate students. The Tidal Leadership Certificate is a 12-week, non-credit course that will help participants develop their unique leadership abilities. » More …