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Dynamic faculty share teaching techniques at workshop
October 1, 2014

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

sheila-converse-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Show your passion; move around the room; break up class time and use daily assignments to ensure attendance – these are some of the dynamic instructional techniques imparted to Washington State University faculty recently by four of their peers.

Expert professors share favorite classroom tools
May 2, 2014

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

Zollars-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The flashing VCR clock—00:00, 00:00, 00:00—was once as ubiquitous as the response: Let a teenager fix it. While the belief that young people are more adept at technology—how do they text and walk at the same time?—is not baseless, it is often overinflated.

April 15: Faculty explore tech tools that enliven, engage
April 7, 2014

e-learning-200PULLMAN, Wash. – The Provost’s Office and Global Campus will co-sponsor the third in a series of faculty workshops on new ways of engaging students and improving instruction. The noon- 2 p.m. April 15 workshop in CUE 518 will include lunch.

Zuckerberg’s virtual reality vision addressed – in a week
April 3, 2014

By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering & Architecture

3-D-200PULLMAN, Wash. – When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg acquired gaming headset company Oculus VR on March 25, he wrote, “This is just the start. After games, we’re going to make Oculus a platform for many other experiences. Imagine enjoying a courtside seat at a game… just by putting on goggles in your home.’’

Curiosity, creativity inspire engineering student
February 10, 2014

Holt-170PULLMAN, Wash. – At the age of 9, Haily Holt got her first tool kit: “My dad wanted me to build anything and everything I wanted,” she said. “It was in his shop that I grew to love working with my hands and building things.”

Classroom tech upgrades will continue this summer
January 8, 2014

classroom-100PULLMAN, Wash. – General university classrooms in Thompson, Webster and Murrow East halls are slated for technology upgrades in the summer. The Washington State University projects are in the design phase and will be completed before fall semester 2014.