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Faculty Focus Jan 19
Our week in review, plus the benefits of getting a 360-degree view of student learning:
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Faculty Focus Jan 18
How well are your students learning? What can you do to improve learning outcomes? Get the whole picture with 360-degree . Join for this informative program.
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Faculty Focus Jan 18
"Where did you come up with that?" Whatever the relative quality of a student’s answer, faculty can respond in ways that increase or diminish the likelihood of participation in the future.
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EDUCAUSE Jan 17
See why this article from 2017 was 1 of our most read publications of the year!
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Robert Talbert Jan 17
"At root, the clash over lecture-based pedagogies is a collision of disparate visions of higher education’s purpose and different ways of seeing our students."
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Faculty Focus Jan 17
A Memo to Students on Cheating -
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Faculty Focus Jan 17
Helping your students see that the consequences of cheating go well beyond getting caught.
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CAFE Jan 16
Special guest kicking off our Reading Group with a presentation on his study of the effectiveness of students writing learning philosophy statements.
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Teaching Professor Jan 16
How long does it take you to learn your students’ names? Here are 2 articles to help you put a name to a face and why it’s so important. Getting Names Right: It’s Personal - and The Importance of Learning Students’ Names -
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Faculty Focus Jan 15
Thanks so much for allowing us to share your work with our readers!
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Faculty Focus Jan 15
Faculty Focus Premium includes the lead articles from The Teaching Professor and Online Classroom, plus a plethora of other tools and resources to keep your teaching fresh and grounded in sound pedagogical theory. Here's a sample:
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Faculty Focus Jan 15
A framework grounded in five interwoven and non-hierarchical facets of teaching expertise: - teaching and supporting learning, - professional learning and development, - mentorship, - research, scholarship, and inquiry, and - educational leadership.
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Faculty Focus Jan 12
Is a divide between students’ and professors’ reading habits inevitable? In one sense, yes. But there is hope:
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Faculty Focus Jan 12
How to cultivate an effective faculty mentoring culture, plus our week in review:
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CTE Jan 11
For a practical follow-up to 's excellent article in on engaged discussions, read our Teaching Tip on Question Strategies. We talk about wait times, divergent vs. convergent questions, and more:
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Faculty Focus Jan 11
A Memo to My Students as the New Semester Begins:
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Ohio State UCAT Jan 10
What icebreakers do you use in your class? Asking students to share what they want to learn from your class gives them a sense of empowerment with course material, and you an idea of what interests them most.
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Faculty Focus Jan 10
In today's post, Maryellen Weimer shares four ways to improve your syllabus.
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AcademicLeaderToday Jan 8
Learn about Seven Strategies to Grow Online Courses and Programs:
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Faculty Focus Jan 8
"[A] flagging discussion, or one that fails to launch entirely, is most often the fault of something other than our students." Many thanks to for letting us share his article with our readers.
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