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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

End-of-semester checkpoints for you

As we near the Thanksgiving holiday, and with it the period of finals, there are many small things you can do now to end the semester with greater calm and clarity. Here are our top ideas for how to check-in with yourself, and with your teaching to set yourself up for...

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Changes we’re keeping

What’s changed in how we teach, learn, and how have those changes have helped many of us better serve our students and our community? Recently, we’ve fielded questions about everything from Student (Office) Hours to in-class discussions. Here's what's changed and what...

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Getting a Back Up Plan in Order

  Making the best possible back up plan if you, or some of your students, are unable to continue face-to-face classes might include several small moves, many of which you may already be familiar with from last year’s online teaching. Here are some...

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Fall 2021 Instructional Guidance

  By now, you’ve probably read through the Fall 2021 Protocols for Instruction, and you may have some questions about how this impacts your teaching. Here are some common questions and our answers:   Q: What constitutes “make up work” if a student must miss...

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Lessons from SIT2021

The Summer Institute on Teaching 2021 took place June 2nd and 3rd was held virtually, but still brought our teaching community together in a big way. SIT 2021 by the numbers: 306 Unique registrants 67 Facilitators across 19 unique sessions 286 Unique attendees across...

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Online Teaching Service Options Fall 2021

Course Modality and Service Options As the UD campus increases the number of in-person classes for fall, you may be wondering which tools and resources are available for which modalities. The table below lists the different services available for each course modality....

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CommonNotes June2021

News and FYIs for June 2021 Learning How to Learn Handbook released Are you wondering how to encourage your students to become more self-directed learners? In partnership with Drs. Chrystalla Mouza and Stephanie Del Tufo, CTAL is proud to announce the release of a new...

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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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