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RUWireless is undergoing improvements this summer to streamline and simplify the process of connecting to the university's wireless network. Due to these changes, all members of the Rutgers community will need to reconfigure their devices to connect to the network.  Starting on Thursday, June 14, a "Join New RUWireless" webpage will be displayed when you connect to the wireless network. Follow the on-screen instructions to reconfigure your device. If you're not on campus this summer, you will be able to reconfigure your device when you return by opening your network settings and connecting to the "RUWireless" network.   If you have any questions or concerns, please... Continued
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DCS's student workers are central to the daily support we provide faculty. Our Support Specialists test, clean, deliver, and unlock equipment so they are ready for use by Rutgers-NB faculty. When faculty need assistance, students are often the first to respond by fielding calls, remotely troubleshooting issues, and providing in-person assistance. Every semester we honor our Tech Point Winners, students who have gone above and beyond on the job. Congratulations to this year's winners! Team Busch 1st place:  ... Continued
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The 2018 Rutgers Active Learning Symposium is in the books, but there is plenty left to dive into.  More than 175 guests from Rutgers and beyond learned from their peers who have developed various modes of active learning in their classes. Participants in this year's event explored gamification, team-based learning, active learning approaches to online learning, and much more.  Special guest Dr. Kimberly Tanner led attendees through two dynamic sessions on the importance of how class content is sequenced and how non-content talk from instructors can influence students. Through these presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and poster sessions - faculty and staff were able to learn about... Continued
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The biggest event on the ALC calendar each year is the upcoming Rutgers Active Learning Symposium. The event, the third annual, is on Tuesday, May 15 in the Rutgers Academic Building on the College Avenue Campus. This year's symposium will feature another national expert on teaching and learning in higher education. Dr. Kimberly Tanner of San Francisco State University will give the keynote presentation as well as an afternoon workshop. Colleagues from Rutgers and other local institutions will take part in presentations, panel discussions, and poster sessions. There will be additional time to connect with like-minded colleagues at breakfast and lunch. All of this is provided free of charge... Continued
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Just in time for the summer and fall semesters, new Active Learning 101 sessions have been announced. These half day workshops are a great chance to learn how you can incorporate engaging teaching methods in to your classes that help students understand concepts, engage with ideas, and test their knowledge. Designed for those that are newer to active learning techniques or learning spaces, each session includes an overview of active learning principles, an opportunity to design a classroom activity, a discussion with experienced faculty, and an introduction to active learning rooms, technology, and support programs. While... Continued

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