News and FYIs for June 2021
Learning How to Learn Handbook released
- Are you wondering how to encourage your students to become more self-directed learners? In partnership with Drs. Chrystalla Mouza and Stephanie Del Tufo, CTAL is proud to announce the release of a new handbook on “Teaching Students How to Learn.” Explore foundational learning outcomes to help support self-direction and self-regulation in your course, regardless of discipline. Read the handbook here.
Testing and Academic Integrity Options
- This summer session and fall semester, there are several assessment options available to instructors to support academic integrity in online courses. ProctorU is not the only option for instructors teaching online courses. The UD Online Testing Center continues to increase its capacity per campus socially distancing guidelines. As the campus re-densifies, the UD Online Testing Center is returning to its pre-pandemic protocols:
- The UD Online Testing Center invites instructors to schedule consultations to discuss options more in detail. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule. Instructors interested in Testing Center support can submit a Request Form for Live, Proctoring Support for Fall Semester 2021 by August 13, 2021.
Special Collections Essay Contest
- Have you or your students used books, manuscripts, periodicals and other materials from the University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press’ Special Collections in your academic work? If so, submit your published or soon-to-be-published original research to the Seth Trotter Special Collections Essay Contest for your chance to cash in on your hard work. Prizes of $500 and $1,000 are available. The contest is open to all University of Delaware students, faculty and staff.