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Center for Teaching & Learning, University of Vermont

For faculty interested in service learning:

The Faculty Fellows for Service-Learning Program recruits faculty members from across UVM to participate in a seminar each Spring on how to build service-learning pedagogy into courses. Faculty members must apply and be accepted into the Program, are given a … Continue reading

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Center for Cultural Pluralism Event

The Center for Cultural Pluralism is sponsoring an even that promises to be interesting and important: “Moving Beyond the Basics: Shifts of Consciousness and Practice for Transformative Multicultural Teaching and Learning” (snippet of the description on the CCP website) [Transformative … Continue reading

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“Sentences are smarter than the grunts of bullet points.”  —Edward Tufte

We were talking today, again, about that recurrent concern over the reliance on PowerPoint for presenting complex concepts or sharing knowledge. I recently read Edward Tufte’s Beautiful Evidence and the second edition of his powerful PowerPoint essay is quoted in … Continue reading

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CTL Workshop at the Fleming Museum

I’m finally, finally getting around to making this post about the recent CTL-sponsored workshop at the Fleming Museum. Well-attended and really interesting, it was led by Evelyn Hankins, Curator and Margaret Tamulonis, Manager of Collections.

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