DCS News

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Please join us in congratulating our top-performing Support Specialists for the spring semester. Our Support Specialists, most of whom are students, carry out several tasks that keep DCS classrooms running. From unlocking equipment, testing in-class technology, and assisting faculty - they are a huge part of our day-to-day operations. At the end of every semester, we recognize ten employees - two from each support team - who have gone above and beyond as Tech Point Winners. This year's winners are: Team Busch 1st place: Isaac…

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This summer's Active Learning 101 session is set for August 28th on Busch Campus. In addition to being required for faculty using our Active Learning Classrooms for the first time, AL 101 is a great opportunity to gain a grounding in the fundamentals of this exciting approach to teaching. The half-day workshop includes a review of active learning pedagogy, guidance on creating activities, demonstrations of helpful classroom technology, and a conversation with instructors who have been using active learning in their classes. You can learn more and register on the…

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Join us on Wednesday May 22nd for the Rutgers Active Learning Symposium.  Now in its third year, RALS is an all- day event designed to highlight cutting-edge research, novel approaches, exciting case studies and more relating to the use of active learning in higher education. Along with several sessions led by faculty and staff from Rutgers and beyond, the centerpiece of the day will be a presentation and workshop from this year's visiting expert, Dr. Idaykis Rodriguez. Ida will join us from Florida International University, where she teaches and studies active learning as part of the STEM Transformation Institute. Registration is free,…

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Rutgers-New Brunswick's Immersive Synchronous Lecture Halls (ISLH) have just begun their third year of use. In that time, thousands of students have been able to attend a class taught on another campus without boarding a bus. That is because the ISLHs use state-of-the-art cameras, audio equipment, and space design to create the experience of being in one room, even if half of the students and the instructor is miles away. In our new video profile, created by the…

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Mark your calendars, the date is set for this year's Active Learning Symposium. This annual event, hosted by the Active Learning Community, will run all day on Wednesday May 22nd in Richard Weeks Hall. This year's keynote speaker will be Research Professor Idaykis Rodriguez of Florida International University. Ida will speak form her experience studying, creating, and…