Learning Community – Spring

Over the spring semester, our equitable pedagogy learning community will be diving into educational research to examine the outcomes of different practices. The plan is to cover syllabus language, course structure, class activities, and assessments and grading.

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Obsidian

Recently a friend and colleague told me about Obsidian, a "knowledge-base" application that uses markdown files and plain text to connect all your notes and thoughts and whatever else you create in there. There is a slight learning curve for mastering all of its...

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Twitter

I'm staying on Twitter even as it becomes a dumpster fire. I've tried out Mastodon, but I just don't love the disjointed feel. I also have a Post account, but I haven't had time to learn that app yet. I have a few Discord communities that are great, but again,...

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Learning Community

So excited to be co-facilitating a learning community called Equitable pedagogy: Removing barriers to learning. We will meet once a month throughout the academic year, and hopefully bring in a diverse group of faculty and staff to discuss inclusive classroom...

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Featured in MSU Today

I wrote a Tweet about an exam, which lead to being featured in MSU Today! Faculty voice: Online instruction with compassion: Assistant professor Casey Henley's lessons reach beyond science.  

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Brain Bee at MSU 2022

It is disappointing to share that we need to again cancel the Brain Bee at MSU. At this point, there are still restrictions for minors attending campus functions, and the pandemic is still rolling. We need to prioritize the health and safety of our students and...

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Foundations of Neuroscience OER!

It's official!  My Foundations of Neuroscience, Open Edition is published by MSU Libraries and Pressbooks. I am so excited that this work can now be shared and used freely in the neuroscience community.  Foundations of Neuroscience is aimed at undergraduate students...

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OER Leadership Award

Since I created and have been using an open education resource (OER) in my class, I was asked to participate in a faculty panel hosted by the MSU student government, ASMSU, yesterday in celebration of Open Education Week 2021. It was a great panel with multiple...

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Open Education Resource