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August 24, 2016

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Hone Your Skills with Lynda.com

March 30, 2016 Brief intro by Lynda, herself If you’ve heard of Lynda.com, you’ll probably be very happy to know that UVM now has a full subscription to the service! Lynda.com began in 1995 and has since grown to be one of the world’s leading providers of online trainings for creative, business, software, and technology skills. On the topic […] Read more »

The Outcomes of Using Collaborative Learning Experiences to Support Student Success

March 21, 2016 This post is contributed by Dr. Ellen McShane, Director of Academic Success Programs at UVM On December 11, 2015, I posted a discussion of peer-to-peer collaborative learning experiences implemented through Academic Success Programs (ASP) at UVM. I promised to share the outcomes of our work, which are below: The College of Nursing and Health Sciences […] Read more »

Using Collaborative Learning Experiences to Support Student Success

December 11, 2015 This post is contributed by Dr. Ellen McShane, Director of Academic Success Programs at UVM. Author George D. Kuh (2008) has identified collaborative learning experiences as a “high-impact practice” that allows students to succeed in college. Collaborative learning experiences can include study groups in courses, team-based course assignments, peer tutoring, and cooperative learning projects that […] Read more »



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