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Leveraging Technology to Achieve Teaching Goals

How Dr. Katie Pritchett Integrates Technology To Maximize Engagement And Experiential Learning

Within the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, attendance and participation are vital to student success.  Students are expected to attend class every day just as they would at their future place of employment. Management professor Dr. Katie Pritchett appreciates these attendance expectations, yet also believes in the importance in defining the difference between simple attendance and genuine engagement.  

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6 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask When Adopting a New Technology

 

Adding technology to an existing curriculum can have tremendous benefits for both teachers and students. When used appropriately, online resources can increase student engagement, develop critical thinking skills, and help students collaborate more with their peers.

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What's New at Squarecap - Fall 2018

The Squarecap team works closely with our teachers to understand what they need to be successful in the classroom. We have been very busy this summer with the addition of some great features that will make your experience with Squarecap even more successful. Take a look at what’s new and let us know if you have any questions.

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Using Squarecap to Improve Both Student Grades and Instructor Ratings

When the National Commission on Higher Education Attainment released its findings in April of 2012, it addressed the ways that faculty engagement can enhance student retention and persistence. It also highlighted the importance of faculty-student engagement and expressed an increased need for professional development opportunities that facilitate instructional effectiveness through the improved use of technology. (Rhodes 2012)
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3 Proven Techniques to Increase Student Success During Your Lecture

While the term “lecture” can have a negative connotation in many educational circles, it remains an effective and efficient way to transmit knowledge from one expert to a room full of students within the confines of a one hour period. Luckily, the traditional lecture format is evolving to include a few techniques that can maximize the amount of content retained and increase the attention span of the modern student.

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