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Infographics: Displaying Numerical and Factual Information Visually

Introduction The display of information in a non-textual way to visual learners typically has been limited to those with graphic design skills. New Web services now enable those who may not have...

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Increasing Faculty Collaboration with the Office of Disability Services

Introduction A previous article in the DE Oracle @ UMUC provided an overview of the Office of Disability Services (ODS) and the student accommodations process. This installment describes a variety of...

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Help Improve OneSearch

Would you like to help improve UMUC Library OneSearch? If you have used OneSearch (the search box in the middle of the Library homepage), the Library requests your participation in a focus group...

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An Overview of Robert Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction... and how they...

Jack Boeve introduces Robert Gagnes Conditions of Learning theory and provides a brief, general overview of Gagnes Nine Events of Instruction that aim to support students within a learning...

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TED-Ed: Using and Creating Customized Educational Video Lessons

Introduction Many UMUC courses, such as those in the MBA program, are integrating videos in the Conferences or Course Content area of the WebTycho classroom from online resources such as TED and...

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Second ShareFair on UMUC Faculty Research and Scholarship

The second annual ShareFair conference on UMUC Faculty Research and Scholarship provided another opportunity for sharing knowledge and ideas within the universitys faculty community. The half-day...

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Improving Knowledge of Quantitative Methods

(NOTE: This research has been supported by a UMUC Faculty Research Grant) Introduction The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) student body is growing dramatically. As an open-access...

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A Rose by Any Other Name: The Use of Honorifics in University Adult Education

(NOTE: This researchhas been supported by a UMUC Faculty Research Grant) Introduction One of the decisions that professors of adult students immediately face is: How should your students address you?...

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Fall Faculty Forum Tips for Increasing Faculty Effectiveness and Student Success

Introduction The Fall Faculty Forum, a one-day virtual event attended by 236 UMUC faculty members, was held on November 8, 2012. Sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), this event was...

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Final Edition of the DE Oracle @ UMUC

When you know better, you do better.― Maya Angelou As UMUC prepares to embark on an exciting new strategic plan with expanded goals for teaching and learning innovation, we have decided to sunset the...

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