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October 2019: DEC Newsletter
In this edition: Spring 2020 Courses, Updated Canvas Menu, Quick Tip _ _ _ _ _ _ Spring 2020 Courses Spring 2020 courses have been created in Canvas and are available to faculty. DEC staff is available to assist with Spring course preparations including cross-listing, course copy, setting up weighted grades, course design, etc. Feel ... Continue reading →
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Span tutoring - Thurs afternoon
Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 session in Ruffner ( with Julie McKnew) will end at 4:00. The other two sessions will continue as scheduled!
Diversions: Color Wars and Waka Flocka Concert
I have been at Longwood a little more than a month, and I have enjoyed majority of it. Yes, I said majority because nothing is ever perfect—but it’s fine when the good outweighs the bad. One of the things that gets to me is learning how to be independent at this level, especially balancing my social life and academic responsibilities. Yet I ... Continue reading →
Feeling at Home: Volunteering at the Food Pantry and Familiar Faces
I’m a communication studies major and, to help fulfill our community service requirement, we have the opportunity to help out at Farmville’s food pantry, FACES. I volunteered one Saturday morning, and I felt so fulfilled afterwards. We helped people pick out food and then helped them load the items into their cars. I must have ... Continue reading →
2 Reasons for a Farmville Road Trip: Virginia Children's Book Festival ...
It was fun to see students filtering back onto campus Tuesday afternoon and evening after fall break. It’s lonely here without them! We got some much-needed, heavy rain throughout the day yesterday—just in time for the first round of kids who flock to campus each year to see their favorite authors and illustrations at the ... Continue reading →
A Weekend with Mom and Dad: Tasty Treats and a Shopping Spree
A few months ago, when I found out the dates for Parents Weekend, I immediately told my dad so he could get a hotel before they were all booked. Sadly, a few weeks Parents Weekend, he found out he had a work-related conflict, so he would not be able to come that weekend. Luckily, he ... Continue reading →
#TechTipThursday- Bring Learning to the "Big Screen" with iMovie
Authored by: Sarah Myroup, ITC iMovie is a free video editing software that can be downloaded on Mac computers. It’s a versatile tool that can be used for anything from short films to school projects. In this Tech Tip Thursday, we will be focusing on the latter, demonstrating how iMovie can bring learning to the ... Continue reading →