Dogfooding? How does that apply to my teaching?

Dogfooding – I’d never heard of this term and wasn’t too surprised to find a full explanation when I googled the word. Officially – it’s eating your own dog food or using your own product. Organizations use this practice to test their products (often software...

2019 Faculty Survey Results

This year the Center for Academic Innovation (CAI), completed several faculty surveys. We instituted blast surveys as a way to capture quick information about some of our current tools and resources, along with a comprehensive Faculty Needs Assessment (FNA) to assess...

2019 Academic Technology Fair

Join us at the Tech Fair this fall and take a trip Back to the Future. We have some fun things planned for this event so be sure to save the date! Date: Wed, Sept. 11th – 1:30 to 3:30 pm Location: Bldg 9, 1st Floor Salem Campus The Academic Technology Fair...

Online Student Forum Feedback

In 2017/18, over 26% of Chemeketa’s enrollments consisted of online classes. Students are the most important part of the work we do, and because of the significant number of students taking online classes, it’s vital to create opportunities to connect with them in a...

Ally Coming This Summer

Digital materials have become an essential part of the higher education experience. Online, hybrid and even face-to-face courses have a digital component. In an era when technology has the ability to promote access and independence, it is critical that digital...
ePortfolios

ePortfolios

In a world where most of our students have an extremely robust online presence – mainly through social media – many of those same students would benefit greatly from some guidance on how to create a more professional presence. ePortfolios are one way to...

Sara Varnum Institute 2018

Dear Faculty, We wanted to thank everyone who was able to join us for Sara Varnum Institute on October 12th. We hope more part-time faculty will continue to join us each year. Many faculty have asked about the history of Sara Varnum Institute so we wanted to share...

Veteran’s Awareness Event

Mid-October, Justin Smith Ph.D., joined us on our campus to discuss the cultural transition veterans face going from active duty to being a student. He shared with us a number of important differences and challenged some stereotypes they face and the obstacles in...
Faculty Retreat 2018 Evaluation

Faculty Retreat 2018 Evaluation

The faculty retreat this year was a big shift from previous years. As we mentioned at the recent event, changes were based on a survey that was sent out at the end of last academic year. The retreat planning committee developed this year’s agenda based on the results...

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