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‘Making Sense of the College Curriculum’

7.10.18

In this article, the authors of the book, Making Sense of the College Curriculum: Faculty Stories of Change, Conflict, and Accommodation─ Robert Zemsky, Learning Alliance Chair;, Gregory R. Wegner, director of program development at the Great Lakes Colleges Association; and Ann J. Duffield, a strategic planning and communications consultant to colleges and universities who serves on the Board of Trustees of the Sage Colleges─discuss the evolution of college curricula.
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How One Teaching Expert Activates Students’ Curiosity

7.10.18

In the June 7, 2018, Teaching Newsletter, Beckie Supiano discusses a teaching technique called the “naïve task” used to spark student inquiry that surfaced at a recent conference by Kimberly Van Orman, an instructional consultant in the Institute of Teaching, Learning, and Academic Leadership at the University at Albany.
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UNC Chapel Hill Professor Uses Inclusive Teaching to make Class More Fair

7.10.18

Using active learning techniques, Kelly Hogan, associate professor and assistant dean of instructional innovation in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC Chapel Hill, redesigned her Biology 101 course to address the learning needs and achievement gaps of students of color, first-generation students, and continuing-generation students.
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Georgia State U. Made Its Graduation Rate Jump. How?

7.09.18

In this interview, Timothy Renick, senior vice president for student success, discusses how Georgia State University’s focus on data analytics and student success has assisted in several reformation on its campus including in-class tutors, restructured gateway courses, and freshman learning communities.
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TCC and ODU Partnership Gives College Credit for Work Experience

7.09.18

Experiential learning takes center stage in a new partnership for Tidewater Community College and Old Dominion University for industrial technology. Portfolios and observations allow for students to possibly be awarded up to 23 credits hours of the required 60 for its associate degree in applied science in technical studies with a specialization in technical supervision.
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