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Accessibility is not just about disability. It is about increasing learning for all students. Ultimately, it is about student success. Most instructors can improve access to their curricula simply by examining their assumptions and making slight modifications to methods and practices. Learn how in this online seminar.
This seminar offers a glimpse into how Wikipedia can empower students to share their knowledge with the world around them. Through real-life strategies and helpful background information, this seminar shows you how to use a tool you already understand in a new way to increase student engagement, boost critical thinking, and improve information literacy.
This informative program brings to life college classroom-tested games that work to build student rapport, inject new life into lecture-heavy teaching, and increase success rates among students.
In this 20-minute session, discover best practices to follow in the classroom that will encourage students to become better learners and not engage in unproductive behaviors.
Do you have a system or standard process for prepping a course you’ve taught before? Where do you start? Often, planning revolves around syllabus revision, closing loopholes, and adjusting dates. What most of us need is a strategic, instructionally sound set of steps to help guide our decision-making. This 20-Minute Mentor provides just that, a four-step model considering the big picture goals, major content areas, calendar implications, and assessments.
Careful course planning minimizes stress and improves learning by reducing the chances of content crush and panic often experienced at the end of the term.
Learn how to take a more holistic view of your courses by shifting your mindset beyond content to consider course rhythms and the natural ebbs and flows of student motivation.
Experienced teachers may have learned on the job and found an approach or style that works with most students. But in higher ed, pedagogical best practices are always changing—so must the way teachers teach. This course is designed to tackle some of the more difficult teaching challenges in a concentrated way and breathe new life into mid-career teachers’ classrooms.