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What: Ten Myths about Accessibility of Online Courses webinar When: Tuesday, Nov. 19th at 3pm Description: There is a great deal of good advice out there related to improving the web accessibility of online courses, but there are many misconceptions too. Join us on November 19, 2019, for a webinar featuring Karen Sorensen, Stephanie Shipley, and Royce Jacomen from Pellissippi State Community College. Our presenters will examine prevalent accessibility myths and provide some different perspectives for you to consider.Find out more »
What: Faculty Panel on Internationalizing the Curriculum When: Tuesday, November 19th 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Where: Goins Auditorium Description: Globalization and economic interdependence favor a workforce with the ability to view things from different perspectives. Exposure to this diversity can benefit our students in everything from writing, to manufacturing; from communication to business. Professor Oakley Atterson has served as a PACE faculty fellow for Global & Diversity Learning. His project worked with faculty cohorts to internationalize their syllabi to…Find out more »
Facilitator: Karen Sorensen Location: PACE (GN 229) Description: Join fellow colleagues to watch and discuss a webinar on current pedagogical topics. This Wednesday's webinar: Creating diverse and inclusive textbooks A webinar on making textbooks inclusive: Join the conversation! On campuses everywhere conversations and courses of action around diversity, equity, and inclusion are improving education. But why should textbooks and other course materials be diverse and inclusive? And how do we ensure that they are? OpenStax Editorial Director, Anthony Palmiotto, and…Find out more »
Assistant English Professor and ESOL Program Coordinator Chester Needham lived and worked in South Korea for four years, teaching everything from school-aged children to university students. Living and working as a minority in South Korea certainly had its challenges, but also gave Chester a unique perspective on the struggles faced by language learners, both within academia and everyday society. As a current P.A.C.E. Global and Diversity Faculty Fellow, Chester has been working with and interviewing current English Language Learners at…Find out more »
What: Webinar "60 Free Software Tools in 60 Minutes" webinar with foll0w-up discussion led by Rachel Glazener When: Thursday, December 5th at 2pm Where: Goins 232 Join PACE in December 5th at 2 pm for the live NISOD webinar "60 Free Software Tools in 60 Minutes" lead by Robert McWilliams, Instructor at Bishop State Community College. In this webinar 60 free tools will be covered, some popular and some not as well known with great potential as an instructional tool.…Find out more »
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