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  • 5 Apr 2023
    Roel Snieder, Cortney Holles, Qin Zhu, Cynthia James

    Love in the Higher-Education Classroom?

    In the book The Joy of Science, Seven Principles for Scientists Seeking Happiness, Harmony, and Success, one of us with co-author Jen Schneider discuss the pressures that academic faculty operate under. As an antidote to these pressures, Snieder and Schneider introduce practices of self-care for faculty that increase wellbeing. They also propose habits that allow […]

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  • 21 Oct 2020
    student with laptop

    Engage your students when teaching online

    As we head into a new academic year with many institutions relying on online course delivery, instructors are confronted with the need to find new ways to engage their students.

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  • 23 Sep 2020

    Remote Teaching Webinar Series

    We live in extraordinary times. Nothing like this has ever disrupted how our society functions so completely before. We are isolated, stressed and distracted and living in fear of catching a disease that could kill us. I am grateful that we have the tools to stay connected with each other as individuals and as communities […]

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  • 21 May 2020
    Lockdown Lectures History

    Lockdown Lectures: Q&A With History Authors

    We hope everyone enjoyed our Facebook Live Q&A yesterday with Kris Lane, Matthew Restall and Merry Wiesner-Hanks! Thank you to everyone who submitted questions. It was great to hear about the authors’ teaching experiences and what motivated them to write their textbooks. They shared some useful advice on restructuring courses to teach online. They also […]

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  • 15 Aug 2019
    Les Kirkup and Student Credit: Mark Parry , Videographer
    Les Kirkup

    Watch: Where do students learn how to create an experiment?

    In this video Les Kirkup, author of Experimental Methods for Science and Engineering Students explains the need for students to develop a range of techniques and methods in their journey to becoming successful scientists and engineers .

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  • 12 Sep 2018
    digital textbooks

    Making homework social…

    What is Perusall and why should teachers be excited about using it?   Perusall is a social reading platform to help students get prepared for class. What that means is that in Perusall, class reading assignments are engaging collective activities, rather than solitary tasks.  In real time, as they are reading, students can discuss the […]

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  • 20 Jun 2017
    Michael Filimowicz, Veronika Tzankova

    Technology and the Liberal Arts

    Michael Filimowicz and Veronika Tzankova introduce their recent title, Teaching Computational Creativity.

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  • 9 Jan 2017
    Teachers, global
    Rosetta Marantz Cohen

    The Work and Lives of Teachers: A Global Perspective

    What is the status of the teaching profession around the world? Do teachers in Europe, Asia and Africa see themselves as American teachers do? Are their rewards the same; their complaints the same?  And what are the implications of those teacher attitudes for the twenty-first century world? My book attempts to answer those questions by […]

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