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Did you know? Pathways for Faculty

Are you interested in improving your teaching practice, receiving professional enrichment, and gaining educational experiences designed exclusively for faculty? Consider registering for one of the five Pathways for Faculty. Read more  

Did You Know? The Inclusive Classroom...

There are many ways to bring inclusivity into your course before you even walk through your classroom door. Read more  

Technology is Not Your Enemy! Use it as a Tool for Learning

Technology in the classroom often leads to disengaged students, who are paying more attention to their phones or laptops than to the lecture or classroom discussion. While it may seem overwhelming and discouraging to stand in front of a room full of distracted students, there are a few ways that professors can actually use technology to connect with their students and encourage class participation. Read more  

The Semester is Over: Now What?

Although your course might be over, it has not yet concluded. That's because the end of the semester is the perfect time to audit your course and reflect on your teaching.  

The Last Class Session: How to Make it Count

Check out this article for activity ideas to use during your last class session of the semester. There are also ideas for the first day of class, so bookmark it for the fall semester, too! ​  

Tips for Administering Teacher Surveys (OMETS)

With OMET surveys available to students as of April 2, it’s time to start thinking about how to best implement this tool to get rich, meaningful feedback from students.   

Is multiple choice the correct answer for your exams?

Revisit your exams to see if multiple choice questions are being implemented correctly. If you are unsure, be sure to sign up for the Developing and Revising Test Questions 

Collaborative learning: not all group work is created equal

Although collaborative work is done in groups, not all group work is collaborative. Find out more 

Universal Design for Learning

The Universal Design for Learning (UDL) was developed by David Rose to help teachers make their course materials accessible to students with disabilities. According to the University Center for Teaching and Learning (UCTL), only 2% of the student body have registered for disabilities, while around 11% of the student population have claimed to have a disability when surveyed.  The UDL has resources to help teachers design accessible course ma... 

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