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The Power of Five Minutes

November 9, 2018 [snippet] …I’m thinking right now about my rather healthy collection of bookmarked teaching resources webpages. It is from this archive that I’d like to summarize and share two articles. I like considering these two articles in the context of one another because they address the bookends of any class session: the first and final five minutes. Continue reading →

Kidder Award Congrats!

October 11, 2018 We are thrilled that one of our CTL Faculty Associates, Dr. Annie Murray-Close, won the 2018 George V. Kidder Outstanding Faculty Award! Annie is an associate professor in the department Psychological Science. She’ll present the George V. Kidder Lecture, “Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice? Understanding the Development of Relational Aggression in Girls,” on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Continue reading →

Screencasting: What and Why?

October 4, 2018 You can use screencasting to create a “course trailer” or a course tour, to demonstrate a process, answer a question, provide student feedback, and to narrate a slideshow. Continue reading →

Online Course Teaching Tip

October 1, 2018 Thank you to Katherine Merrill, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics & Statistics, for contributing this post about how she uses the Blackboard Journal to connect with her online students and as a metacognitive teaching tool. Continue reading →

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