The Fall 2013 Issue

Redefining Education

Faculty Focus: Dale Fitch, School of Social Work My first foray into technology in the classroom was a course management system (CMS) to post readings. As the number of tools in the CMS grew, the ways in which I used those tools began to evolve. Concurrently, my research agenda involves the development and introduction of […]

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Big data saves campus millions of dollars in funding

Each year 81% of students receive financial assistance to attend Mizzou. Some of that funding comes from the US Department of Education (DOE) Federal Pell Grant Program. For universities to receive these funds they must undergo a federal program review, wherein the US Department of Education audits the financial aid records. The DOE reviewed the […]

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Teaching Well With Technology

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award! Dr. Newton D’Souza and Dr. Peter Motavalli have been recognized for using technology to improve teaching at Mizzou and will receive a $500 stipend to further their pedagogical ambitions. Newton D’Souza, Associate Professor of Architectural Studies, is pioneering the interactive classroom. Using […]

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