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Headphones around lettering: TAL Talks with CTALAvg. Episode Length: 10-15 minutes, released monthly
Host: Dr. Rose Muravchick, The Center for Teaching & Assessment of Learning
Content: Features special guests that discuss highlights from monthly Friday Roundtable

New Books Network Education logoAvg. Episode Length: 30-60 minutes
Host: New Books Network
Content: Features hosts and authors discussing recently released books in education.


Teaching in Higher Ed podcast logoAvg. Episode Length: usually 30-40 minutes
Host: Teaching in Higher Ed
Content: Features a wide range of topics including digital pedagogy, students, work\life, and teaching. Each episode page features quotes from the episode and links to mentioned resources.

Commons News

Get Set for SIT: FAQs about the Institute

Everything you need to know about the 2021 Summer Institute on Teaching Will sessions be recorded? Only the keynote presentations will. This helps keep our concurrent sessions open for free exchange and conversation. Many presenters will be posting their session...

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CommonNotes May 2021

As our semester wraps up, there are still a few FYIs we want to make sure you are aware of: New CTAL web resource on Alternative Assessments. Over the past year, instructors at UD have increasingly sought new ways for students to demonstrate their learning without...

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OER Grant Opportunity

Are you interested in reducing course material costs? Are you teaching in an upcoming semester? Consider applying for the Library, Museums and Press’s  Open and Affordable Teaching Materials grants! You’ll get great support from the Faculty Commons partners throughout...

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Interview with Remi Kalir

Remi Kalir on Annotation This year's Summer Institute on Teaching features two keynote speakers: Dr. Susan Blum (Professor of Anthropology at Notre Dame and editor of Ungrading: Why Rating Students Undermines Learning) and Dr. Remi Kalir (Assistant Professor of...

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Mid-Semester Feedback Tips and Tricks

There may not be a formal Spring Break this year, but there is always an opportunity to pause and collect feedback in your courses. You've read about the importance of mid-semester feedback on our site before, but we've compiled our best tips and reframed them for our...

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CommonNotes March 2021

ICYMI There are several notes and FYIs you won't want to miss! SIT CFP  The Summer Institute on Teaching is seeking session proposals from all who teach at UD! Submit your session ideas by Monday, March 29th.  The UD Online Testing Center is accepting instructor...

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Media Literacy and Teaching Strategies

Truth Decay and information literacy: As the nation grapples with escalating effects of widespread “Truth Decay”, educators everywhere are asking what we can do to help our students understand how facts can be verified, why respected news sources can typically be...

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New Video Series from Academic Affairs!

Colleagues Stefanie DeVito and Ismat Shah sat down to create these short, action-oriented videos for everyone who is teaching at UD right now. Explore Five Ways to... Forge Human Connections In any environment, but especially as most faculty continue to operate...

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