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David Gooblar May 17
I'm in the today with some advice on teaching required courses, about which I've learned a few things over the past three years.
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Melinda Gates May 15
College students come from a much wider range of backgrounds and circumstances than they used to. Their new realities require a new approach to higher education—and I’m excited to see schools like and leading the way.
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Faculty Focus May 21
Five Ways to Promote a More Inclusive Classroom:
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Faculty Focus May 18
Using Appreciative Inquiry with Internship Learning Contracts:
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Faculty Focus May 16
Can students learn anything from each other? A recent study involving a cohort of 463 undergraduates just might encourage us to give study groups a second look.
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Faculty Focus May 15
Replying to @TVPhD
That might work. It's going on the list! Thanks much!
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Faculty Focus May 15
Replying to @JustinHarbin
Yes! I think that's closer to what we're looking for. Thanks!
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Faculty Focus May 15
We're looking to group articles about types of courses (capstone, large classes, gen ed etc) under 1 category on our site, but can't settle on a suitable term. Not exactly “specialty courses” but something that says the articles are about courses w/ specific attributes. Advice?
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AcademicLeaderToday May 14
What do you need to know about fundraising if the idea of asking people for money makes you nervous or uncomfortable? Learn more with "But I Hate Asking for Money": Development Tips for Academic Administrators:
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Faculty Focus May 14
Worth the Risk: Strategies for Discussing Religion in Secular Studies Classes
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Faculty Focus May 11
Grading participation immediately after class is less onerous than you may think. Here are some tips for getting started.
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Teaching Professor May 9
It won't be long now! Download the program for the 2018 Teaching Professor Conference to see the impressive line-up of speakers and topics we have in store for you and then join us in Atlanta, June 1-3.
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Faculty Focus May 9
Efforts to stop cheating haven't been too successful. Depending on the study, the percentage of students who say they’ve cheated runs between 50% and 90% with more results falling on the high side of that range. Can we be doing more? Here are some ideas.
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Faculty Focus May 7
Massive Study Finds Lectures Still Dominate STEM Education: Thanks for allowing us to share your work.
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Faculty Focus May 4
Ten Tips for Hosting a Web Meeting:
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Faculty Focus May 3
Six ways to encourage students to fill out course evaluations without resorting to extra credit:
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WCET May 2
Why Supporting Is a Smart Decision - via
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Faculty Focus May 2
Learning Objectives: 5 Questions We Need to Ask -
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Faculty Focus May 1
In today’s post, Perry Shaw shares some of the lessons he's learned while teaching in the Middle East. He writes, “Many of my parochial assumptions have been challenged, not the least being my understandings about teaching and learning.”
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CEL @ Elon U May 1
In this blog post, summarizes how effective institutions are constantly working to improve, using seven principles that are designed to help guide such work within the undergraduate experience:
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