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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

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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Using Canvas to proactively encourage student success

Student success is the goal of every teacher, and engagement in your Canvas course can be an indicator of that success. Canvas has integrated tools and features that can help you track and analyze student participation in your course and determine how your...

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Teaching To-Do List: November 2019

Find out how it's going If you've never done a mid-semester feedback exercise, now is the time to try it! Not only will you get feedback that you can use immediately in your courses, but you'll have a baseline to compare your end of semester...

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