For those who teach at UD

Faculty Commons is here to help you with teaching, technology, and course development through workshops and consultations. Our partners collaborate to provide you with a seamless experience in improving your course.

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Faculty Commons Newsletter | January Edition

Below is the text-only version of the January 2020 Faculty Commons Newsletter. The new year is a great time to reflect on last year's highs (and lows) and make a plan for improvement. While you are making both your professional and personal resolutions,...

Winter Institute on Learning 2020: January 28 – 30

This year’s Winter Institute on Learning is a new initiative focused on educational goals and accompanying assessment plans for all degree granting programs at UD. Utilizing a mix of CTAL guided coaching, individual work-time, and peer feedback, participants will...

Grading tips and tricks to get you to the finish line

Grading is stressful and time consuming, but it doesn't have to ruin the end of your semester. We've put together some of our, and your, favorite tips to make grading just a little bit easier this winter. 1. Embrace Canvas's Speedgrader...

Designing effective online discussions

Online discussion forums are a major collaboration component in most online and hybrid courses. Research illustrates the benefits of discussions for stimulating student engagement and critical thinking skills1. Creating, facilitating, and managing...

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