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 effective and...

How to: Blow off steam during winter break

With fall break and the end of the semester just around the corner, make sure you give yourself some “me time” to let your body and mind recharge and relax. Looking for some inspiration? Check out these great resources from the library to fuel your days...

Looking backward to move forward

Congrats on another semester on the books! Now’s the time to think critically about what went right and what could go better. Reflection now can bring big benefits later, such as clarity on your learning goals, course materials, and assignments, as well as help...