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The ALC Community is pleased to announce its first summer meet up on Wednesday August 9th from 12-1:30pm . The Active Learning Community is a network of Rutgers faculty and staff who use or support active learning. This meet up is a casual opportunity to touch base with other community members over lunch. We will meet at the conference room (room 145A) in the atrium area of the College Ave. Student Center food court. Look for a door of the eating area with an ALC sign on it. Feel free to bring lunch or pick something up in the student... Continued
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DCS's latest schedule of workshops is out with six sessions being offered over the summer. Along with old favorites, the summer slate includes a new workshop covering Solstice wireless display sharing. Solstice is a method of sharing images from devices that is available in several DCS classrooms. It can be used by instructors who wish to project materials from anywhere in the classroom, without needing to be connected at the podium. It can be used by students to... Continued
Boot Camp attendees
The 2017 Active Boot Camp brought together Rutgers faculty to discuss and engage with all things active learning. This second annual event, hosted in the new active learning spaces of the Rutgers Academic Building, gave guests a chance to attend talks, participate in workshops, and network with one another to advance their use of active learning. The highlight of the day was a keynote presentation from Dr. Maryellen Weimer of Penn State University. In her interactive discussion, Dr. Weimer invited guests to think about how, when, and why to use active learning in their teaching. During a round robin session, attendees... Continued
2017 Tech Point Winners
Congratulations to this spring's Tech Point Winners! These Support Specialists have gone above and beyond in supporting Rutgers classes during the semester. Whether it's taking the extra step that helps troubleshoot an issue, demonstrating exceptional customer service skills, or staying late to help out a class - these employees stood out for the commitment to DCS's mission. At the end of each semester we recognize the employees through our Tech Point awards program. We thank the below winners and all of our staff. For a lift of past winners, visit our Tech... Continued
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Registration is now open for the 2017 Active Learning Boot Camp. The Boot Camp is your chance to explore active learning at Rutgers and beyond. There will be workshops relating to course design, an introduction to active learning spaces and technology, faculty panels, and tables providing information on resources that can aid your use of active learning. The highlight of the day will be a keynote presentation from Dr. Maryellen Weimer, Professor Emeritus of Teaching and Learning at Penn State University. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. The Boot Camp is open to all members of the Rutgers community. For a detailed agenda and registration information, please visit the... Continued

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