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Engaging Discussions

Engaging thoughtful and extended discussion in any setting can be difficult at times. However, making room for the discussion of concepts presented in a course can help students make stronger connections between what they are learning and how they can apply their knowledge in authentic contexts. » More ...

Group Work Revisited

Group work is a key strategy which can be used to create engaging learning opportunities for students. It is often assumed that implementing group work into a course creates additional work on the behalf of the instructor. The truth is most course work lends itself naturally to group work. » More ...

Faculty Highlight—Growth Mindset

In September 2019, our blog on Growth Mindset was posted. Lori Nelson, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Biology department, implemented the exam autopsy strategy in her General Ecology (Bio 372) course. An exam autopsy encourages students to reflect on how they prepared for an exam and make connections between their preparation process and how they did on a given test. » More ...
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