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  • Captioning: The First Step to Improve Video Accessibility

    Captioning: The First Step to Improve Video Accessibility

    By Vanessa Garza Learning Experience Accessibility Specialist Even after the return to more face-to-face classes, we know that online courses are not going away. Many...

  • Improve Instructor Presence with Weekly Announcements

    Improve Instructor Presence with Weekly Announcements

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D. UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty Fellow Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental Science Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology Students...

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    Assessment Design to Deepen Learning and Promote Academic Integrity

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D. UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty Fellow Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental Science Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology Adjusting...

  • Keys to Success this Semester

    Keys to Success this Semester

    Flexibility, Accessibility and Compassion  As we prepare for a mostly remote teaching and learning experience this semester, we encourage faculty and students to keep these...

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    Microlectures

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D. UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty Fellow Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental Science Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology As...

  • Using Extra Credit as a Motivational Tool

    Using Extra Credit as a Motivational Tool

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D. UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty Fellow Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental Science Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology The...

  • Digital Literacy

    Digital Literacy

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D. UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty Fellow Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental Science Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology Digital...

  • How to Engage Students in an Asynchronous Class

    How to Engage Students in an Asynchronous Class

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D.UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty FellowCo-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental ScienceSenior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology Drew Stephen, Associate Professor...

  • Creating Engaging Content

    Creating Engaging Content

    The Wow Factor Humans get bored. In a learning environment, boredom can be caused by a lack of understanding or it can be caused by...

  • Incorporate Higher Order Thinking via Bloom’s Taxonomy

    Incorporate Higher Order Thinking via Bloom’s Taxonomy

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D. UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty Fellow Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental Science Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology Higher...