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Example of resilient course design for an interactive lecture course

7 August 2020

In thinking about fall term course planning, I had two strong responses: 1) I don’t know where to begin, and 2) It’s a lot of work to plan a course,…

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Why resilient course design?

20 July 2020

Even before spring term wrapped up, the LTC and AT team started thinking about how to support faculty in preparing fall term courses. We knew that fall would look different…

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A glimpse into a teaching circle

31 January 2020

Kim Huynh (Chemistry), Andrea Mazzariello (Music), Ryan Terrien (Physics & Astronomy), and Paul Petzschmann (European Studies) participated in a teaching circle this past fall. They created a podcast that provides a glimpse into their experience.

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Three steps towards making your classroom more accessible

12 January 2020

As faculty continue to consider how to make classrooms more inclusive, one area of discussion has been approaches to make our classrooms more welcoming for students with disabilities. In the…

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Connecting with Art Exhibitions and Artist Residencies Across the Curriculum

25 November 2019

The November 12th LTC session provided some excellent examples of how faculty can make use of exhibitions or artist residencies to bring new dimensions of teaching and learning to their…

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Feedback and assessment in collaborative projects with students

30 October 2019

Last week, Matt Whited (chemistry), Susannah Ottaway (history), and Ellen Iverson and Kristin O’Connell (both of SERC) presented at an engaging LTC session that explored strategies for communicating expectations, assessing…

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Information literacy in the age of disinformation

9 September 2019

Recently, Serena Zabin, professor of history, brought to my attention the Washington Post piece by Karin Wulf titled, “Could footnotes be the key to winning the disinformation wars?” After spending…

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Slow teaching debrief

8 May 2019

Following their LTC presentation this fall, Neil Lutsky and Janet Lewis Muth, along with Donna McMillan at St. Olaf, gave out mini-grants to faculty who wanted to experiment with slowing…

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Helping students provide more useful feedback on teaching

6 February 2019

Hearing student perspectives about what they experience in the classroom is important for faculty members as they revise their courses and try new teaching strategies. To get the most out…

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Teaching fast and slow

19 October 2018

Last week, Neil Lutsky (psychology) and Janet Lewis Muth (Office of Health Promotion), along with Donna McMillan of St. Olaf, presented an LTC talk that encouraged faculty to think about…

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