The Mantle and eMantle Archives

eMantle

April 2013, Volume 1, Number 6

  • Study Skills Presentations
  • Guest Speaker – Lynee Gaillet

March 2013, Volume 1, Number 5

  • Another Use for CIS
  • Kick-starting the 2nd Half of Your Semester!

February 2013, Volume 1, Number 4

  • Contractual Readmission Program
  • The SI Movement
  • Peer Tutor Program

November 2012, Volume 1, Number 3

  • Establishing Expectations: How good is your Syllabus?
  • Learning Assumptions
  • Tools to Incorporate into the Classroom

October 2012, Volume 1, Number 2

  • Teaching Portfolios: Why & How
  • Faculty Development Lunch Invitation
  • Two Models for Peer Assisted Learning: SI and PLTL
  • New Faculty Seminar
  • Working with Academically At-Risk Students

September 2012, Volume 1, Number 1

  • Welcome
  • Peer Mentor Program
  • Supplemental Instruction
  • Faculty Development Lunches
  • New Faculty Seminars

The Mantle

September 2011, Volume 5, Number 1

  • Reducing the Cost of Textbooks
  • No More Paper – eTextbooks Are Here to Stay
  • Open Education Resources
  • AST Workshops
  • Faculty Development Lunches
  • Final Supplemental Instruction (SI) Report

May 2011, Volume 4, Number 4

  • The Front Line
  • The Ubiquitous Gap
  • Summer Happenings at the Center
  • AST Workshops

March 2011, Volume 4, Number 3

  • Graduate Student Workshops
  • Teacher Behavior Checklist for Midterm Assessment
  • Course Design and Redesign
  • SECAC/ALDP

December 2010, Volume 4, Number 2

  • Residential College South
  • Contractual Readmission Program Update
  • Engineering “New” Engineers!
  • SI is Catching On

September 2010, Volume 4, Number 1

  • Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Graduate Instructor Award
  • Graduate Student Training Programs
  • Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
  • Supplemental Instruction comes to UM

April 2010, Volume 3, Number 6

  • Service: Approach Purposefully with a Purpose
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Service Learning
  • Planning Assessment for Service Learning
  • Lott Announces Retirement as Center Director

March 2010, Volume 3, Number 5

  • Teaching: A Complex Behavior in a Former Playground
  • How to Orchestrate Change
  • New Teaching Tools Available
  • Academic Success Training Workshops

February 2010, Volume 3, Number 4

  • Investing in Students Is Important
  • Executive Function in Learning
  • UM Considers Supplemental Instruction
  • Mini-grant Awards for 2009-2010
  • Graduate Instructor/Teaching Assistant Award for Teaching Excellence

November 2009, Volume 3, Number 3

  • Creating a Beautiful Course
  • Student Entitlement?
  • Great Teaching like Great Communication Requires Work
  • Any Questions?
  • Attendance and Achievement

October 2009, Volume 3, Number 2

  • Bridging the Gap between Performance and Theory
  • Motivating the Unmotivated
  • When Is a Cell Phone Helpful in Class?
  • E-Portfolios: Something for Everyone

August 2009, Volume 3, Number 1

  • When Should Teaching Be Discussed?
  • Developing Relationships Helps My Teaching
  • Psychological Factors that Impact Academic Achievement: Fixed Mindsets
  • Developing a Continuous Process for Assurance of Learning: School of Business Administration Model
  • Multiple Choice and Critical Thinking Are Not Mutually Exclusive

April 2009, Volume 2, Number 6

  • Alicia Bouldin: Not Yammering Yonder But Lighting Learning Lamps
  • Honoring Differences Between Expert and Novice Learners
  • Students and Office Hours – How, Where, and When?
  • Tests as Learning Tools

March 2009, Volume 2, Number 5

  • Flexibility, Involvement, and Caring: Keys to Teaching
  • Quaker Principles Can Aid Education
  • Best Practices: Contractual Readmission Program
  • Promoting Learning via Academic Success Training (AST) Workshops

February 2009, Volume 2, Number 4

  • A Vision: Quality Enhancement via Core Values at the University of Mississippi
  • What is Known About our Students

November 2008, Volume 2, Number 3

  • A Concept, a Plan, a Reality in the Making: Residential Colleges for Ole Miss
  • Universal Course Design in Brief

October 2008, Volume 2, Number 2

  • For Dr. Gregory Schirmer, Teaching and Research Go Hand in Hand
  • Adapting Instruction to Student Learning Styles

August 2008, Volume 2, Number 1

  • How Can Faculty Be Like Mrs. Lennon?
  • Ryan Bubalo – A Teacher in Progress; Winner of 2008 CETL Graduate Instructor Teaching Excellence Award
  • Survey: What Are You Doing in Your Department and Classroom to Help Students Be Successful?

May 2008, Volume 1, Number 6

  • Student Engagement: A Key to Effective Teaching; an interview with outgoing Provost, Dr. Carolyn Ellis Staton
  • A Student Record Primer

April 2008, Volume 1, Number 5

  • Travis Montgomery: Student and Teacher; an interview with the winner of the 2007 Lawrence “Shaky” Yates Award for Outstanding Teaching in Freshman Composition
  • Devising and Using Learning Objectives

January/February 2008, Volume 1, Number 4

  • Real Applications Inspire Students; an interview with Waheed Uddin, the first recipient of the Epps/Dart Award for Teaching Excellence of the Deep South Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) from a User’s Perspective

November 2007, Volume 1, Number 3

  • From Piqued Curiosity to Teaching Award Winner; an interview with Jeffrey R. Watt, winner of the 2007 Mississippi Humanities Teaching Award
  • Teaching Tips: Student Advice from Psychologists
  • Book Review: Filene, P. (2006). The Joy of teaching: A practical guide for new college instructors. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

September 2007, Volume 1, Number 2

  • Sheri Rieth: Hard Work Will Become Your Work Ethic; an interview with the 2007 Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year
  • Building Teaching Commons at the University of Mississippi
  • Teaching Tips: Examples of Evidence-Based Education

August 2007, Volume 1, Number 1

  • Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Debuts!
  • David Willson: CEO of the Classroom and the Pride of The South Band; an interview with the 2007 winner of the 2007 Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award