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  • Take a Podcast Breather

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    We welcome you to bring your lunch and listen to some fresh ideas about teaching with us. Our Friday Listening Series Brown Bag is an opportunity to take a break for an hour with colleagues and listen to Bonni […]
    Posted last month.
  • Date Management Tool Makes it Easier to Update Your Course

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    While editing a document to change dates from one semester to the next might be the epitome of administrivia, Blackboard, fortunately, has a Date Management tool to help with these updates. First, bring your […]
    Posted August 20, 2019.
  • Kidder Award Congrats!

    Dr. Annie Murray-Close
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    We are thrilled that one of our CTL Faculty Associates, Dr. Annie Murray-Close, won the 2018 George V. Kidder Outstanding Faculty Award! Annie is an associate professor in the department Psychological Science. […]
    Posted October 11, 2018.
  • Putting Your Course(s) to Bed

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    You put a lot of work into your Blackboard course space. As we move through each semester there are tasks you can do to protect that work. This checklist can help you wrap up the semester and make the transition […]
    Posted May 11, 2018.
  • Faculty-to-Faculty Consulting Program

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    The CTL welcomes our new faculty associates, Nicole Phelps, (History) and Dianna Murray-Close, (Psychological Science). In their roles as faculty associates, Drs. Phelps and Murray-Close will be available to […]
    Posted August 11, 2017.
  • The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: New Training and Support

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    The CTL is excited to welcome Dr. Steven Netcoh who will be completing a one-year postdoc with us. Dr. Netcoh will be developing materials, resources, and tutorials for faculty who are interested in conducting and […]
    Posted August 11, 2017.
  • Secure Online Testing

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    Respondus Lockdown Browser Pilot Program Over the years, faculty have expressed interest in a more secure environment to deliver online exams. In response, the CTL is testing Respondus Lockdown Browser (RLB) […]
    Posted August 11, 2017.
  • Putting the Student Hat Back On

    Faculty as students in the classroom
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    “When the Teacher Becomes the Student” is an interesting, short read from Maryellen Weimer, PhD of Faculty Focus. Her 2 take-aways are: I would almost guarantee that if you struggle to learn something in a co […]
    Posted February 22, 2017.
  • The Sound and Fury (When Classroom Discussions are Difficult)

    Tree swallows arguing.
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    Sometimes class discussions are difficult because students are hesitant to participate or because one student tends to dominate. And sometimes—as we’ve heard from faculty in these turbulent times—they’re dif […]
    Posted February 08, 2017.
  • <em>Knowing Thyself</em> Gets a Hand from Exam Wrappers

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    Most of us can identify with the chagrin students feel when they earn a grade that they’re not happy about. But, as with most of life’s stings, the disappointment comes with a learning opportunity. An exam w […]
    Posted November 07, 2016.
  • iClicker "Gotchas"

    Base station cables
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    The scales have been tipped a little here at the CTL Doctor Is In program. Typically, at the beginning of a semester, the majority of our visits from faculty are about some aspect of using Blackboard, but for the […]
    Posted September 09, 2016.
  • Election Tensions can Spill into the Classroom

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    The following blog post from the University of Michigan invites us to thoughtfully consider the teaching challenges and opportunities afforded by this often hostile election season. It asks that faculty from all […]
    Posted August 31, 2016.