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Rotating Aside Feature Panel

A versatile module that can have multiple uses, this is a good module for the main content on your page, and it is loaded with options. Each panel in a Rotating Aside Feature Panel can have the following elements in this order:

  1. Main Content (REQUIRED)
    1. Content (REQUIRED)
      1. Basic Content
      2. Question and Answer
      3. Tabbed Content
    2. Aside (OPTIONAL)
      1. Multimedia (REQUIRED)
        1. Image (OPTIONAL)
        2. Video (OPTIONAL)
  2. Content (OPTIONAL)
  3. Bottom Button (OPTIONAL)

The Aside has the ability to contain multiple slides moving in and out of view from left to right. The buttons for operating them are below the require images instead of on the sides of the images.

This allows you to provide small chunks of engaging content with calls-to-action that rotate through a carousel feature.

Ideas for Usage

This is the good module for content. Display important information in small (digestible) chunks with appropriate usage of paragraphs, lists, tables, and headings.

  • Feature Facilities
  • Feature Students/Faculty/Alum (Testimonials)
  • Feature Resources
  • Feature Programs
  • Feature Career Paths
  • Feature Events

Example Content Module(s)

See the example(s) below for potential solutions for content organization. Please note that not all examples are available as many of these content modules are quite flexible. Contact Web Services for creative solutions.

Champions counter

These images should have a description that aids in their relevance to the content. For example, the Champions Club has multiple amenities for Tarleton students. 

Guys playing the Wii

While images are allowed, use this feature in moderation. A page should not be more than 1-2 MB to load. This takes a long time and discourages visitors from staying.

Girl sitting at computer in lime green hoodie

Slideshows are interactive, but are less effective the more slides you have. Keep these rotating content areas shorter than the typical mobile phone's maximum screen height.

Guy drinking a water bottle

Not many people swipe to this last slide. The content should be engaging, create a purpose for viewing, not merely become a photo album. Photo albums are better suited on social media (e.g. Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram).

Rotating Aside Feature Panel: Champions Club

In the Champions Club, students can purchase kinesiology gear, class supplies, snacks, and water. They can also get help with Professional Development (PD) points. Student workers in the Champions Club are available to help upload PD points.

The club has a laid back and inviting atmosphere for students to relax and hang out between classes. Students are also able to meet with classmates and utilize the available computers. The Champions Club is located in the Kinesiology Building, Room 102.  

Robert H. Elliott Memorial Award for Outstanding Clinical Teaching

Spring 2017 Recipient

Victoria Johnson with Jordan Barkley

Victoria Johnson, Outstanding EC-6 Clinical Teaching

Each semester the Department of Curriculum and Instruction will recognize clinical teachers who best exemplify the qualities that Bob Elliott represented during his life. Specifically, the award will recognize clinical teachers who:

  1. are willing to “go the extra mile”;
  2. are dedicated to the needs and interest of students;
  3. are supportive of fellow teachers and administrators; and
  4. are conscious of the extremely important role which teachers play in the lives of young people.

Nominations may be submitted by a Tarleton State University faculty member, mentor teacher, clinical adjunct faculty, or university supervisor. Recipients of the award will be selected by faculty members from our partner school districts and Tarleton State University. The award recipients will be recognized at the conclusion of the clinical teaching semester.

College of Science & Technology

Dr. Beth Riggs
Dr. Riggs engaging with students.
Dr. Riggs and colleagues at the CAMT.
Dr. Riggs at the Lincoln Memorial.
Dr. Riggs playing piano.

Contact Information

College of Science and Technology Representative
Math Building, Room 235E

Dr. Beth Riggs

Dr. Riggs is the Faculty Fellow representative for the College of Science and Technology. As an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Tarleton, she holds both the B.S. and the M.S. in Mathematics from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. In 2003, she earned the Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Mathematics Education from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

At Tarleton, Dr. Riggs teaches a variety of undergraduate mathematics courses such as College Algebra, Plane Trigonometry, Calculus I, and Calculus II. In addition, she teaches courses specifically designed for pre-service teachers including Concepts of Elementary Mathematics I, Concepts of Elementary Mathematics II, Concepts of Elementary Mathematics III, Principles of Geometry, and College Geometry. She also teaches several graduate mathematics courses designed for the in-service mathematics teacher including Euclidean and non-Euclidean Geometry, Statistical Reasoning and Probability, and Technology-Aided Mathematics.

Dr. Riggs is a previous recipient of the Timothy L. Flinn Faculty Excellence Award, the Barry B. Thompson Service Award, the O.A. Grant Excellence in Teaching Award, and the Jack and Louise Arthur Distinguished Faculty Award. She was selected for the Chancellor’s Academy of Teacher Educators (CATE) for the Texas A&M System in 2014. Her research interests include the development of pre-service teachers’ understanding of the process standards in mathematics.