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September 28, 2015

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Sustainability Faculty Fellows Program, Call for Applications
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The UVM Sustainability Faculty Fellows Program invites applications for its seventh year!

September 28, 2015 We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the 2015-16 cohort of the Sustainability Faculty Fellows Program. Applications are due on October 12, 2015. From the website: “This program seeks faculty who are committed to integrating interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability into the UVM curriculum. We seek to develop a learning community – […] Read more »

Mobile Devices in Class – Yes or No?

August 28, 2015 Premise: all students want to text in class and will do so surreptitiously if they can, so many faculty feel the only way to keep students focused is to ban mobile device use altogether. Many blog posts and articles on texting, cell phone, or mobile device use in class seem to start with this premise. […] Read more »

Fostering a Comfortable Classroom Environment

August 27, 2015 It’s that time of year again when faculty are thinking about how to better engage their students in the classroom. The first class meeting can often set the tone for the whole semester, and establishing norms for classroom interactions goes a long way towards creating a more welcoming and respectful learning environment for everyone. One way […] Read more »

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