A Monthly Blast on Upcoming Events, Things to Know, and Other Fun Information
Here’s the January blast on a variety of topics.
Spartan Book Club -New book chosen every two months. Open to all.
Instructor D2L Basics will be held on January 6, 2021.
- The final instructor workshop for the month covers the basics of D2L such as the gradebook, forums, assignments, quizzes, and uploading custom content to courses.
Easy, Effective Online Discussion with Packback will be held on January 7, 2021.
- Learn how to use Packback, which is a new grading and feedback tool available to use for the upcoming Spring semester.
Things to Know
Looking for resources to help with our students and academics? Instructors can submit an EASE report, which will notify the student’s advisor (go here to submit)
What about help with our students’ well-being? Instructors can submit a BTAT report, which will notify campus police who will do a wellness check
Read about Columbia University’s President on ending the assault on the international exchange of ideas
Are your students having trouble accessing course materials? See this article on exploring alternative options for international students.
Other Fun Information
Need a list of fun facts about MSU? Check out this list.
Interested in supporting Spartan-led businesses? Look no further than here.
If you have events that I missed, please add them to this shared Google Doc. Be sure to help me fill up each section with anything related to the ELC or our students in terms of upcoming events, things to know, and other fun information.
Have a wonderful New Year!
Dr. Dustin De Felice, Associate Professor
Director, English Language Center
College of Arts & Letters|Michigan State University
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