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Explore strategies you can use to create a successful flipped learning experience for you and your students. Find out how to identify the reasons that some students resist the flipped classroom model and how you can address those challenges to increase the likelihood that they will come to class prepared.
Youíll learn the importance of building CT outcomes, assessments, and activities into your courses. Discover the likely misconceptions your students will have about critical thinking and what you can do to dispel them as quickly as possible and why tying CT to a specific discipline can help students better understand the concept.
Learn how to formulate critical thinking-related student learning outcomes, design learning activities, and assignments that will help students achieve increasingly advanced outcomes through your course, and assess your studentsí critical thinking skills using both objective items and student-created work.
A white paper that discusses service-learning course design and how to explore the connections between your discipline and questions facing society.
To be an effective instructor, you have to present course content in a meaningful way. Itís about getting students to recognize the value of what youíre teaching. We give you concrete strategies you can adopt to make your instruction more effective and your courses more appealing.