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Monthly Archive for March, 2015

Pick an activity or skill, like learning to garden, baking, cooking, or learning to program. While one could read books, explore online forums for tips or even take courses, these skills and others like them are more fully grasped when they are engaged in actively. Learning in the classroom can be treated in the same […]

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There are many exciting ways to conduct our classes that veer away from the traditional lecture format and enhance students’ learning experiences. Some of these include flipped classrooms, active learning activities, and using technology in the classroom. It might feel intimidating to try something new when we are so used to the traditional lecture method, but there […]

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Write Your Own Evaluations

Nearly everyone who has taught a college course is familiar with the significance of student teaching evaluations. They are an important component of job applications, promotion and tenure portfolios, and the self-efficacy of many professors. While these evaluations receive a great deal of attention and are certainly a key measure of teaching effectiveness, a second […]

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Happy Spring Break!  Are you looking for some great readings on teaching and learning to enrich your break?  Then look no further than the Kaneb Center’s library!  Here are some of our favorites that we think you may enjoy as well: Teaching What You Don’t Know by Therese Huston. Make It Stick: The Science of […]

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A Selection of Education Research Teaching is tough. The students change every semester along with the field and while you are filled with ideas to improve or update a class, you are unsure if the time invested is worth it. There are never enough hours in a day and it can be easy to fall […]

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