Posts tagged with “Inclusive Classrooms” (All posts)

Teaching and learning with care & hope

18 June 2020

Last week, the ACM offered the first of a series of workshops designed to help faculty think about and prepare for teaching this fall. The first workshop, led by Karín Aguilar-San…

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Using Badges to Recognize Engagement: Part 2

2 June 2020

This is the second post on how faculty are using badges in their online courses this term. (See Part 1.) Amy Csizmar Dalal (Computer Science) generously walks me through why…

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Using Badges to Recognize Engagement: Part 1

2 June 2020

Digital badges became popular with the rise of noncredit online training opportunities; they were designed to motivate learners to complete work by rewarding them with a digital image of a…

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Reading partners to foster connection

22 May 2020

Carleton faculty have been amazingly resourceful and creative this term. One of the biggest challenges has been building community in the classroom, particularly fostering the rich connections that one finds…

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Using metacognitive activities to help students learn

1 May 2020

In the current term, with classes being online and grading being mandatory S/Cr/NC, some students are struggling to stay engaged and motivated. Under such circumstances, how do you help students…

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Promoting effective course reading

3 March 2020

Reading is an important skill across the curriculum, and yet there are many different types of reading. As faculty members, we often assign reading without making explicit our expectations for…

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Teaching Toolbox: Managing Disruptive Behavior

26 February 2020

All it takes is a single student with disruptive behavior to have a negative impact on the classroom learning environment for others. The most recent LTC teaching toolbox lunch considered…

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Building the skill of class participation

11 February 2020

Class participation fosters student learning and is an important element of many courses. Therefore, faculty often include class participation as one element that contributes to the grade a student receives…

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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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Meditation and mindfulness

19 December 2019

Mental health is a widespread topic of conversation on campus. Often our focus is on student wellness, but faculty and staff also benefit from developing healthy practices. One program offered…

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