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December 07, 2016

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“Returning to the Classroom after the Election”

November 09, 2016 Whether or not we choose to engage students in dialogue about the election results, we should recognize that some students’ emotional responses may interfere with their ability to focus. This blog post by the University of Michigan’s Center for Research on Learning and Teaching offers some sage advice and a few simple strategies to process […] Read more »

Knowing Thyself Gets a Hand from Exam Wrappers

November 07, 2016 Most of us can identify with the chagrin students feel when they earn a grade that they’re not happy about. But, as with most of life’s stings, the disappointment comes with a learning opportunity. An exam wrapper (or assignment or project wrapper) can help students understand what happened and what they can do to improve their learning. A […] Read more »

iClicker “gotchas”

September 09, 2016 The scales have been tipped a little here at the CTL Doctor Is In program. Typically, at the beginning of a semester, the majority of our visits from faculty are about some aspect of using Blackboard, but for the first time, Blackboard was beaten out by iClickers in frequency. One reason for this uptick is […] Read more »



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