Once again the ANGEL support team has announced plans to monitor ANGEL performance during finals week when usage is especially great. Although the ANGEL "Import Console" and "Export Console" tools will be available during finals week April 30-May 4, in the event of performance issues, Information Technology Services (ITS) may restrict or reduce their availability.
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Links tot TWT portfolios for those instructors who submitted portfolios by March 19 have been posted on the Completed Portfolios page (http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/twt/portfolios).
Congratulations to all the successful candidates.
For the second year in a row, two TWT Certificate instructors - Serge Ballif (Mathematics) and Alexandra Nutter-Smith (College of Communications) - were also awarded Martin Outstanding Teaching Awards (http://live.psu.edu/story/58289) .
You can see their portfolios on http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/twt/portfolios. Congratulations to Serge, Alexandra and the other award winners.
If you are an instructor intending to graduate from Penn State in Spring 2012, please be advised that the recommended TWT deadline is next Monday, March 19. This deadline allows TWT portfolio reviews to be processed before graduation.
If you intend to complete the TWT Certificate by March 19, please contact your departmental coordinator to discuss a review schedule.
Note that all other instructors can wait until May 12 or some other convenient time to submit portfolios.
Are any students anxious about using common software tools? If you don't have the time or expertise to provide software training, you can refer students to the Tech Tutors from ITS Training (http://its.psu.edu/training/techtutors/)
Tools currently supported include:
Please note that the two suggested deadlines for the Spring 2012 portfolios.
If you plan to complete a portfolio this semester, please contact your departmental TWT coordinator. All existing TWT coordinators are listed at http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/twt/contacts.
Good luck this semester.
Names for instructors awarded the TWT Certificate in Fall 2011 have now been posted on the "Completed Portfolios" page.
Congratulations to all the recipients.
The next deadline for submitting a TWT Certificate to your coordinator is Jan 7. If you intend to submit a certificate, please coordinate a review schedule with your Coordinator.
Non-graduate instructors should register with the HRDC using the registration link at the left.
If there are questions about timelines and content, you or your coordinator can contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck as always.
The following link is a good article arguing that academics need to take charge of their online professional presence, including developing a solid online portfolio.
This is a friendly reminder that instructors graduating this semester should submit their TWT Portfolio to their coordinators on or about Nov 7. Please contact your coordinator to alert him or her of your intention and to work out a review schedule.
Good luck as always.