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February News

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Faculty Spotlight


Pei Xu

This month's featured faculty member is Dr. Pei Xu.

To view our previous faculty stories, visit the Faculty Stories page.
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Universal Design For Learning Events 


Talk about ideas to support your students' content knowledge. Buff up High Impact Practices, and meet with UDL Fellow Dr. Kimberly Coy and other committed UDL faculty at Fresno State. 
View the topics that are scheduled for this semester, register for the ones you would like to attend, and see how participation in the UDL activities may lead to a certificate! 


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Open Educational Resources


Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning materials that are freely available for use, remixing, and redistribution.
View the topics and register here.
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Open Licensing your Work with Creative Commons (CC)

Register now!

In this workshop you will learn the ins and outs of CC licensing. 

Friday, February 14, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
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Adobe Creative Cloud Training 


Center for Faculty Excellence will be hosting Adobe Creative Cloud trainings for faculty. This semester Fresno State faculty and staff experts will host a number of workshops designed to help you learn basic and advanced techniques with various CC apps and also ways to implement the use of this powerful software package in the classroom and in administrative settings. All faculty can purchase the entire Adobe Creative Cloud software suite for a CSU-negotiated and remarkably low rate of $35 a year. 

For upcoming dates and registration link, click here.

2nd Annual Lecturer Appreciation & Open House

Celebrate your contributions to our campus community!
February 26, 2020 at 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Vintage Room. 

If your department, program, club or organization is interested in becoming a resource exhibitors please contact Claudia Lopez at 559-278-3027. 
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Are You Seeing RED?

CFE can help…

* Turn your red indicators to Green 
* Make your content more accessible
* Meet APM 237 guidelines

Let us help at CFE.

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Teaching Online at Fresno State

APM 206 Policies and Procedures on Technology Mediated Courses and Programs was approved in Spring 2018. The policy states that faculty who will be teaching online or blended courses (beyond 20% of the entire course) must successfully complete the required online training.  

The spring 2020 QA training schedule is now open for registration!
For more information on the courses and to register visit the QA training page.

Reviewing Courses Using the QLT Instrument (Q2): This course provides an in-depth experience with the QLT instrument and how to use objective-based examples to support reviewing and informing blended-online courses and is designed for those with prior knowledge of and practice with the QLT instrument. This course begins March 2nd, 2020. 

View the accessible Teaching Online handout.
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Deadline: February 22, 2020

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