April 2009

Preparing for Future Classes:
Assessing Online Sources
Now is the perfect time to begin thinking about preparations for future classes. As we reach the end of the semester, take time to reflect over what went well and what could be modified for future classes. Making notes now while your teaching experiences are...


TAP Workshops in April

Designing Creative Assignments
Date: Thursday, April 2
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Place: Busch Campus Center, room 120AB, BC

Teaching a Summer Course
Date: Wednesday, April 8
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Place: Rutgers Student Center, room 410, CAC

Wikipedia and Critical Thinking
Date: Tuesday, April 14
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Place: Busch Campus Center, room 120AB, BC

Detecting Plagiarism and Cheating
Date: Wednesday, April 15
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Place: Busch Campus Center, room 117, BC

Panel: Learning from Experience
Date: Thursday, April 16
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Place: Rutgers Student Center, room 410, CAC

Other workshops in April
Career Services



Academic Integrity
Although most students are honest, there are issues with academic integrity that emerge during the course of the semester. The following article outlines Rutgers'
Interim Academic Integrity Policy and provides a few resources and ideas for...


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