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Social Media in the Language Classroom

23 September 2022

This past summer, four Spanish faculty applied for a Learning and Teaching Center summer reading and research grant to support each other in projects related to pedagogical applications of social…

Pedagogy in the Pandemic and Beyond: An Interview with Mija Van Der Wege

23 November 2021

The past year has been filled with pedagogical challenges, from transitioning to online or hybrid teaching and back, to fostering much-needed antiracism and equity in the classroom. But it has…

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Finding the Excitement in Teaching Remotely: Doing CS with a Light Board

16 September 2020

Why would you build your own light board in your home office? It sounds exciting but how does it work and why should you consider doing it (or not)? I…

David Liben-Nowell teaching at a light board

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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Student Experiences from Spring Term

30 July 2020

On July 9, The LTC and Academic Techology were delighted to host a conversation about our students’ experiences with remote instruction during spring term. Chris Dallager (Director of Disability Services),…

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Collaborative groups and online annotations

26 June 2020

In our ongoing series of posts about what worked well in spring term, Susan Jaret McKinstry (English) shares how she used collaborative groups to do annotations of both text and…

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Discussion groups to build community online

25 June 2020

This past Monday the LTC offered an opportunity to reflect on spring term and discuss Flower Darby’s book Small Teaching Online. Darby emphasizes the importance of community among learners in…

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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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Breakout sessions in online synchronous discussions

8 May 2020

An earlier post explored asynchronous discussion, but synchronous discussion has been an important part of this term as well. Students value the opportunity to connect with faculty and peers during…

Small group discussion tables in large room.

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