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The Teaching Professor is the lively, highly informative newsletter with a singular purpose: to provide ideas and insight to educators who are passionate about teaching. A source of cutting-edge information and inspiration for more than 10,000 educators at universities and colleges worldwide.

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This collection of ten Magna 20-Minute Mentors brings you top content from the Annual Teaching Professor Conference—just in time for the new school year. Take this opportunity to reinvigorate your teaching through insights from popular sessions. These quick-hitting 20-minute videos offer solutions to common classroom challenges.

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Founded in 2003, The Teaching Professor Conference provides a thought-provoking and stimulating forum for educators of all disciplines and experience levels to share best practices that advance college teaching and learning.

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The Magna Online Seminar Pass is a subscription membership that gives you access to every Magna Online Seminar produced over the course of a 12-month period (minimum of 25 seminars). Gain access to seminars that present the latest and greatest in academia and promote skill development for both staff and faculty.

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Monday Morning Mentor delivers one of our popular Magna 20-Minute Mentor online programs each week – 16 in the fall, 16 in the spring, 8 in the summer.

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Magna Commons is a subscription-based, on-demand, online, and campus-wide digital library of all of Magna Online Seminars. Suitable for faculty and administrators. With the wealth of topics available in Magna Commons, and unlimited access for your campus, each member of the community can tailor his or her learning to their professional development needs.

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An on-demand digital library of targeted faculty development that offer solutions to common classroom challenges—in just 20 minutes! A subscription gives your entire campus access to all 20-Minute Mentor programs. It's a flexible, practical means for everyone at your institution to build knowledge and improve performance.

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Events Calendar

  • 31
  • Jan

7 Things to Consider Before Developing an Online Course

The ideas and strategies covered in this workshop should help make the course development process smoother and more effective.
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  • 07
  • Feb

Online Engagement and Assimilation Strategies For Nontraditional and Marginalized Students

Learn how to increase support for marginalized students taking online courses. The strategies and discussions presented will support diverse populations and increase positive learning outcomes in online environments.
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  • 12
  • Feb

Motivating and Engaging Generation Z Learners

Generation Z (born from 1995-2010) is now in college and they’ve brought a unique set of values and interests with them. If you’re challenged by—or even just curious about—understanding the drive and motivation of the young students in your classes, this online seminar will provide research-based context, understanding, and practical tactics that can be implemented in any classroom.
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  • 20
  • Feb

Effective Assessment Strategies for Large Classes

Using peer assessment, self-assessment, creative coursework design, grading rubrics, and technology, educators can offer meaningful feedback and effective grading approaches in large-section classes. Join us to discover ideas that you will be able to incorporate almost immediately from an educator who has successfully used this approach.
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