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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

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,...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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Making connections through Engaged Scholarship

Designing and Documenting Community Engaged Teaching, Research/Creative Activities and Service ProjectsLocation: Faculty Commons - 116 Pearson Hall"Universities that are not engaged with their communities in the 21st century will soon find themselves...

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