May 31, 2002
Volume XXXV, No. 22



Faculty invited to professional development programs in June

The division of educational research and development will conduct two professional development programs for faculty in June. Registration is free. Contact Bill Hendricson at ext. 7-2292, by fax at ext. 7-2281 or send an e-mail to The deadline to register is June 10. The courses are:

Multimedia Options in Designing Web Courses / 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, June 13
Participants will learn about multimedia techniques such as streaming audio and video, streaming PowerPoint, streaming PowerPoint with Impatica, flash interaction with WebCT. They also will learn how to use streaming techniques in examinations. Participants will gain strategies for using CD-ROM multimedia with online courses, see a demonstration of Microsoft screen capture and learn about the CD-ROM tool in WebCT. The workshop instructor is Kevin Reeve, manager, Faculty Assistance Center for Teaching, Utah State University.

Writing Reader-Friendly Manuscripts / 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 20
During this hands-on workshop participants will practice writing clear, compelling and convincing manuscripts and will learn how to fix common errors that clutter the scientific message. They will edit sentences and paragraphs to enhance clarity and learn what experienced reviewers and journal editors expect from authors for different types of manuscripts.