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Position Announcement – Communications & Marketing Specialist



The Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning is seeking an individual to create communications, marketing and promotional material delivered through various mediums. Essential functions include, but are not limited to: develops marketing and communication plans to promote …

Biggio Center Associate Director – Position Announcement



The Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning at Auburn University invites applications for the position of Associate Director (appointment begins January 2016). This dynamic professional will help guide the Biggio Center into its second decade and work …

Summer 2015 – Graduate Distance Courses



ACCT 6136 – Advanced Accounting Topics
ACCT 6316 – Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services
ACCT 6426 – Income Tax II
ACCT 6706 – Advanced Business Law
ACCT 7116 – Research in Accounting

ADED 7066 – Curriculum and Program Planning
ADED …

Summer 2015 – Undergraduate Distance Courses



ACCT 3113 – Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 3123 – Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 3213 – Cost Accounting
ACCT 3313 – Business Processes and Internal Controls
ACCT 3513 – Accounting Information Systems
ACCT 4313 – Auditing and Assurance Services
ACCT 4413 …

Collaborative Learning PDS Notes



The slides from the Collaborative Learning PDS on March 11, 2015 are now available for download. PDS description and PDF link below:

PDS: Flipping the Classroom – Collaborative Learning

Participants will have the opportunity to experience active learning pedagogies, join

Spring 2015 Undergraduate Distance Courses



ACCT 3113 – Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 3123 – Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 3213 – Cost Accounting
ACCT 3313 – Business Processes and Internal Controls
ACCT 3513 – Accounting Information Systems
ACCT 4313 – Auditing and Assurance Services
ACCT 4413 …

Spring 2015 Graduate Distance Courses



ACCT 6136 – Advanced Accounting Topics
ACCT 6426 – Income Tax II
ACCT 6616 – Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting
ACCT 6706 – Advanced Business Law
ACCT 7326 – Fraud Examination
ACCT 7426 – Corporate and Partnership Taxation
ACCT 7816 – …

Auburn University Faculty iPad Cohort Program



The Office of the Provost and the Biggio Center are looking for participants for the Faculty iPad Cohort Program. This program will provide Auburn faculty and teaching staff with support to maximize mobile platform use in and beyond the classroom. …

Auburn University names Diane Boyd director of the Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning



boydsmallAUBURN UNIVERSITY— Auburn University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Timothy Boosinger, has announced the appointment of Diane Boyd of Furman University as director of Auburn University’s Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, effective Sept. 1.…

Fall 2014 Graduate Distance Courses



Accounting
ACCT 6136 – Advanced Accounting Topics
ACCT 6426 – Income Tax II
ACCT 6616 – Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting
ACCT 6706 – Advanced Business Law
ACCT 7136 – Financial Analysis & Valuation
ACCT 7416 – Federal Tax Research
ACCT …

Fall 2014 Undergraduate Distance Courses



Accounting
ACCT 3113 – Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 3123 – Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 3213 – Cost Accounting
ACCT 3313 – Business Processes and Internal Controls
ACCT 3513 – Accounting Information Systems
ACCT 4313 – Auditing and Assurance Services
ACCT …

Mechanical Engineering Receives Excellence in Education Award



The Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning is pleased to congratulate the Department of Mechanical Engineering on being the first recipient of the Departmental Award for Excellence in Education. An excerpt and full link to the Wire …

Summer 2014 Graduate Distance Courses



Accounting

ACCT 6136 – Adv Acctg Topics
ACCT 6316 – Adv Audit & Assurance Services
ACCT 6426 – Income Tax II
ACCT 6706 – Advanced Business Law
ACCT 7116 – Research In Accounting
 
 

Adult Education

ADED 7606 – …

Summer 2014 Undergraduate Distance Courses



Accounting

ACCT 3113 – Intermediate Acct I
ACCT 3123 – Intermed Accounting II
ACCT 3213 – Cost Accounting
ACCT 3313 – Busi Process and Controls
ACCT 3513 – Acctg Info Systems
ACCT 4143 – INTERNAL AUDITING
ACCT 4313 – Audit …

Digital Content to Engage Students: Organic Chemistry Laboratory iBooks and iPad in a Large Lecture Course



As part of the One University Digital Initiative at the University of Oklahoma, faculty were encouraged to adopt textbook alternatives to both save students money and increase engagement. One of the textbook alternatives was to create iBooks for courses. iBooks, …

Alabama Testing Association elects Quanza Hand secretary/treasurer



Quanza Hand, a member of the Biggio Center’s Distance Learning Testing Services team, was recently elected secretary/treasurer of the newly created Alabama Testing Association, a division of the National College Testing Association (NCTA). NCTA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to …

Job Opportunity – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Closed



Applicants are currently being reviewed. New applications will not be accepted at this time.

 
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

The Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning is seeking candidates …

$30,000 Departmental Award for Excellence in Education



The Biggio Center is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity for departments at Auburn University.

In order to recognize a departmental campus culture that meaningfully values and advances teaching and learning excellence, The University Senate Departmental Award for Excellence …

Fulbright Scholars at Auburn University



Dr. Stacey Nickson recently spent three days in Huntsville, Alabama as part of her continuing work as a Fulbright Scholar, taking part in a tour of the city and sharing her cultural insight and experience with international scholars from China, …

eLearning Grant Opportunity – Canvas



Instructure, the maker of Canvas, has announced five $10,000 grants being made available to colleges and universities to promote innovation in classroom content, techniques, and tools. In addition, they will award ten $5,000 grants to K-12 institutions. As per the …

Spring 2014 Graduate Distance Courses



For a complete listing of Auburn University courses, please visit the course catalog. For any questions regarding the delivery method, requirements or content of the listed courses, please contact the college offering the course.

 
 

College of Agriculture

Spring 2014 Undergraduate Distance Courses



For a complete listing of Auburn University courses, please visit the course catalog. For any questions regarding the delivery method, requirements or content of the listed courses, please contact the college offering the course.

 
 

College of Agriculture

New Faculty and GTA Orientation Aug. 19th 2013



See you all on Monday, August 19th on the 2nd floor of Foy Hall for Orientation! The event starts in the morning with breakfast and registration for new faculty at 8:00. The formal program starts at 8:30 with remarks from …

Fall 2013 Graduate Distance Courses



College of Agriculture

AGRN 5103/ 6106 Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement

AGRN 6086: Soil Resources and Conservation

AGRN 6306: Soil Chemistry

AGRN 6906: Directed Studies in Agronomy and Soils

AGRN 6936: Advanced Directed Studies in Agronomy and Soils

AGRN 7146: …

Fall 2013 Undergraduate Distance Courses



College of Agriculture

AGRN 1003: Basic Crop Science

AGRN 2043: Basic Soil Science

AGRN 3123: Principles of Weed Science

AGRN 5083: Soil Resources and Conservation

AGRN 5303: Soil Chemistry

ENTM 2043: Insects-Introduction to Entomology

HORT 2043: Organic Gardening

PLPA 5203: …

Summer 2013 Graduate Distance Courses



College of Agriculture

AGRN 7086: Experimental Methods

AGRN 7956: Seminar

ENTM 6366: Landscape Etomology

College of Architecture

BSCI 7106: Graduate Elective, USACE, Electrical

BSCI 7116: Construction Contracting Business

BSCI 7126: Construction Law and Risk Management

College of Business

ACCT 3113: …

Summer 2013 Undergraduate Distance Courses



College of Agriculture

AGEC 3013: Agribusiness Marketing

AGRN 2043: Basic Soil Science

AGRN 3153: Turfgrass Management

ENTM 5363: Landscape Entomology

HORT 2043: Organic Gardening

College of Education

CTCT 4943: Direct Field Exp: Ag Education

KINE 1103: Wellness

KINE 2253: Motor …

PDS Spring 2013 Web Archive



The Biggio Center is pleased to announce that our latest Professional Development Seminars are now available online. You will be able to view video recording of the lecture as well …

Biggio Center supports Auburn University Fulbright associates participating in MLK Day events in Birmingham



 

The Alabama Chapter of the Fulbright Association recently hosted Fulbright scholars (both international and local) attending Martin Luther King Day activities in Birmingham.  The Biggio Center provided logistical support for Auburn University Fulbright scholars Dr. Sukhamoy Bhattacharyya from India …

Biggio Center hosts first ever Spring GTA Orientation



The Auburn Hotel was buzzing with enthusiasm and energy as nearly 80 new GTA’s to Auburn University assembled to prepare for the new semester on Monday January 7th. This Spring GTA Orientation was the first ever hosted by the Biggio …

GTA Fellows Train Communication GTA’s



On Friday, November 9th, the inaugural year GTA Fellows trained 17 GTA’s from the Communication department on campus. The training consisted of a variety of topics: teacher behavior checklist, problems in the classroom, active learning and discussion strategies, and open …

Spring 2013 Undergraduate Distance Courses



College of Agriculture

AGRN 1003: Basic Crop Science

AGRN 2043: Basic Soil Science

AGRN 5063: Soil Microbiology Lecture

AGRN 5103: Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement

AGRN 5303: Soil Chemistry

AGRN 5403: Bioenergy and the Environment

ENTM 2043: Insects-Introduction to Entomology…

Spring 2013 Graduate Distance Courses



College of Agriculture

AGRN 6016: Analysis of Plant, Soil, and Animal Data

AGRN 6066: Soil Microbiology Lecture

AGRN 6106: Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement

AGRN 6306: Soil Chemistry

AGRN 6406: Bioenergy and the Environment

ENTM 6366: Landscape Etomology

College of

PDS 2012 Web Archive



The Biggio Center is pleased to announce that our latest Professional Development Seminars are now available online. You will be able to view video recording of the lecture as well as the full notes of the presenter at the links …

Biggio Center Team Members to Present at Sloan Consortium



The 18th annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning will take place from October 10-12 in Orlando, Florida. Biggio Center team members Dr. Raj Chaudhury and Betsy Gilbertson, along with David King from Auburn University and Amanda Major from …

Teaching Institute Directions and Map



 

Parking for Friday is available in any of the blue lots. Follow the green route to the Biggio Center, located at 116 Foy Hall.

 

As you walk down the concourse, you will see Foy Hall located on your

Instructional Technology Specialist joins Biggio Center Team



The Biggio Center team recently welcomed new team member Paul Springfield who joins the team as an instructional technology specialist. Paul brings to Auburn a web development background and knowledge in both designs and systems. His role at the Biggio …

Video streaming in Canvas through Panopto server



AU faculty members looking to incorporate video streaming on their course Canvas pages can take advantage of the Panopto server. This server enables faculty members to store videos, podcasts, and recordings so that students may stream them from Canvas. As …

SGIF to begin September 17th



Small Group Instructional Feedback will be conducted by the Biggio Center team from September 17th through October 5th. This mid semester feedback will provide instructors with an evaluation of their teaching methods. A Biggio Center team member will visit classes …

Fall 2012 PDS Series Announced



Each semester, the Biggio Center hosts informative professional development seminars for faculty and GTA’s on campus. The Biggio Center team collaborates with other faculty and administrators on campus to cover a broad range of topics that interest a 21st century …

New Faculty and GTA Orientation wraps up, ushers in Virtual Orientation



Dr. Groccia welcoming everyone

An anticipatory buzz filled the air at this year’s New Faculty and GTA Orientation, as over 180 new GTA’s and 70 new faculty members joined various presenters from campus to engage in a day of learning: …

Fall 2012 Undergraduate Distance Courses



College of Agriculture

AGRN 1003: Basic Crop Science

AGRN 2043: Basic Soil Science

AGRN 3123: Principles of Weed Science

AGRN 5083: Soil Resources and Conservation

AGRN 5303: Soil Chemistry

ENTM 2043: Insects-Introduction to Entomology

HORT 2043: Organic Gardening

PLPA 5503: …

Fall 2012 Graduate Distance Courses



College of Agriculture

AGRN 6086: Soil Resources and Conservation

AGRN 6306: Soil Chemistry

AGRN 6906: Directed Studies in Agronomy and Soils

AGRN 6936: Advanced Directed Studies in Agronomy and Soils

AGRN 7146: Chemistry and Use of Herbicides in Crop Production…

2012 Orientation to be more dynamic than in years past



The 2012 New Faculty and GTA Orientation, scheduled for Monday, August 13th in the Auburn University Hotel, promises to be an engaging event for those new to the Auburn teaching community. With this event, the Biggio Center demonstrates what a …

Biggio Center Bids Farewell to Saudi Institute Participants



From June 18th through June 29th, the Biggio Center hosted an intensive two week institute of workshops about effective teaching. Over 30 participants from King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia were in attendance. The institute expands upon a multi-year …

Announcement of 2013 Symposium



The Biggio Center will host “Global Perspectives on College and University Teaching” in February of 2013. Though still in its initial phases of planning, the symposium promises to offer attendees and presenters an intensive workshop of networking, collaboration, and engagement. …

CCT 2015 Voting Results



Which poster was the most visually engaging?

Responses: 31 ___Top Responses:
Presenter Name
Department Name
Poster Topic
Lindsay Tan
Department of Consumer and Design Sciences
R&R: Writing for the Flipped Design Studio
Ron Lewis
Geology and Geography
Research, Writing,