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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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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Teaching Toolbox: Coaching Students on Collaboration

30 October 2019

Carleton faculty members often encourage students to collaborate with each other in many different ways: Informal opportunities to work together on class-related activities outside of class time, Assigned group work…

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Teaching toolbox: Group work

24 February 2017

Tuesday’s LTC lunch provided a chance to discuss approaches for managing group work in courses.  We explored the perennial question of how to form groups.  The Tomorrow’s Professor post Ways…

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The learning assist

26 January 2017

Talking with faculty across campus, there is a widespread commitment to developing a sense of community within classrooms. However, it can be challenging to find ways to explicitly reinforce the…

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Facilitating Student Collaboration

16 January 2017

Deborah Gross, Carleton College Professor of Chemistry, was interested in facilitating student collaboration in her labs and thought that ELNs (Electronic Lab Notebooks) might be the solution she was looking…

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