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August 31, 2016

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From the CTL Blog

Election Tensions can Spill into the Classroom

August 31, 2016 The following blog post from the University of Michigan invites us to thoughtfully consider the teaching challenges and opportunities afforded by this often hostile election season. It asks that faculty from all disciplines encourage students to think critically and hold civil discourse about the many fraught topics in the campaigns both before and after the […] Read more »

First Day of Class

August 26, 2016 Even if you have extensive teaching experience, the first day of class can create some nervous jitters. So, we’ve collected a few suggestions, tips, and resources here that will help your class get off to a good start. One of the most frequent recommendations we hear from faculty is to arrive at the room both […] Read more »

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 »



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