As a member of our campus community, TU faculty and staff now have free unlimited access to the Magna publications 20-minute mentor series and The Teaching Professor newsletter. The video series offers on-demand videos grounded in sound educational theory and provides solutions to common classroom and administrative challenges. Each session lasts for just 20 minutes!
Faculty at any stage of their career can tailor their professional development needs using the Magna Campus series with topics such as developing students' critical-thinking skills; building high-performing blended courses; and improving student engagement; boosting student participation; managing classroom distractions; and creating a climate for learning.
The Teaching Professor is a newsletter that that anticipates issues and addresses them as they are coming to the fore and also evaluates existing educational practices and tools to help you choose strategies most likely to work for your courses, your students, and your institution.
You can access the Magna Campus series through the OAI Teaching Resource Center Blackboard community. Please request access to the community by sending an email to OAI AT_TOWSON. You will receive an email with instructions on how to access the series.
For concerns with creating a Magna account or resolve any technical issues, contact customer Service at 800-433-0499 between 9am and 5:30pm.
For all other concerns contact the Office of Academic Innovation at 410-704-4723 between 8am and 5:00pm or OAI AT_TOWSON.