Teaching

First Day of Class

Just as the first day is the most vital day, the first week is the most vital week for determining whether students will become engaged and be successful in your class.

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Resources for Graduate Teaching Assistants

Whether this is your first semester teaching or your tenth, you can find a variety of services and supportright here on campus to you help improve your teaching strategies and document your successes as a teacher.

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Navigating Graduate School

How Learning Works: Seven Research Based Principles for Smart Teaching

Susan A. Ambrose, Michael W. Bridges,Michele DiPietro, Marsha C. Lovett, Marie K. Norman, Richard E.

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Book Reviews
Teaching

Let Learning Begin

Here's the best advice you’ll ever get about the first day of class: Forget about the traditional reading of the syllabus! Think of the mixed message you send with a dry syllabus review: “I want you to be active learners and critical thinkers.

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Teaching Blogs You Should be Reading

With the increase in digital scholarship in your own research, it should come as no surprise that discussions about teaching and learning have become digital too.

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Navigating Graduate School
Grad Life

How to Tell if a New Strategy is Working

The concept of "getting better" implies doing something different, and that the "something different" is "better" in some way.

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Reaching Students Outside the Classroom

To the current generation of undergraduate students, email seems old fashioned. Sometimes faculty can be hesitant to use email, let alone send a text message or use Facebook. So is it possible to meet in the middle?

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Review and Update Last Semester's Syllabi

You’ve just finished teaching a course—maybe for the first time—and you probably have a few things you’d change about the course before you teach it again. Don’t just set the syllabus aside!

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Lecture Hints

Lecture Hints

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Lecture

Global Learning in the Classroom

Global Learning in the Classroom

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