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October 20, 2016

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From the CTL Blog

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 »

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 »

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