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SUNY's Exploring Emerging Technologies for Lifelong Learning and Success (#EmTechMOOC)

Stay current with today's rapidly changing technology and acquire lifelong learning strategies in this open-access course offered through Coursera. As you explore, you will develop an ePortfolio to showcase your professional skills and accomplishments.

Everyone can earn digital badges, and students, faculty, and staff from any SUNY institution can earn a Coursera certificate for free.

The entire course can be completed in as little as 5 hours spread over 5 weeks.

> Learn more about #EmTechMOOC

Fall Case Study Teaching in Science Conference

Friday, Sept. 21 to Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 • Buffalo, NY

The annual Fall Case Study Teaching in Science Conference, led by Clyde (Kipp) Herreid, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor and director of the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, offers sessions for both the beginner and advanced case study teacher.

This year's workshop sessions will cover teaching cases in large lecture courses, integrating case studies with undergraduate research, the role play case method, analytical chemistry and case studies, using PORTAAL to assess active learning and more.

Mary Pat Wenderoth, principal lecturer, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, will present End of Lecture: The Future of Evidence-Based Teaching.

Poster session proposals for the conference are also being accepted. The deadline for submitting a proposal for the poster session is Friday, Sept. 5, 2018.

> Learn more about the 2018 Fall Case Study Teaching in Science Conference

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Awards announced for 2017 SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG)

ITG is a competitive grants program open to SUNY faculty and support staff across all disciplines. IITG encourages the development of innovations that meet the Power of SUNY's transformative vision. Grant recipients openly share project outcomes in the SUNY Learning Commons, enabling SUNY colleagues to replicate and build upon an innovation.

This year, UB faculty and staff are Principal Investigators on five of the 27 projects awarded funding:

  • iSucceed: The First Year College Experience
    PI: James Jenson, Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
  • Minecraft MOOC for Educators (MIME)
    PI: Allyson Kaczmarek
  • Enhanced Interprofessional Experiential Learning
    PI: Patricia Ohtake, Department of Rehabilitation Science
  • Keeping Pace with Web-based Technology: A MOOC for Lifelong Learning in a Digital Age
    PI: Robin Sullivan, Center for Educational Innovation
  • Postsecondary Information Literacy Readiness Assessment using ILAAP
    PI: Cynthia Tysick, University Libraries

> Learn more about the 2017 IITG recipients