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Bringing Theories to Practice: Universal Design Principles and the Use of Social Annotation to Support Neurodiverse Students

Social annotation tools such as Hypothesis and Voice Thread, when used well, boost student engagement, enhance critical thinking, expand reading comprehension, and increase student interaction. Learn more about these tools here with this article from Faculty Focus.

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The Expert Network

The Expert Network is a fantastic, free, online resource for faculty and instructional staff. Access individualized coaching to help address teaching challenges in your learning environment. Experts will attend to your unique situation and offer suggestions that are attuned to…

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Assigning Roles to Increase the Effectiveness of Group Work

Although group assignments have many benefits, instructors may encounter a wide variety of problems. Common problems include students not contributing to the project, one student dominating the group, or students having different expectations about group performance and workload (Burke, 2011).

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Reading and Dyslexia in a Digital World: The Perspective of a Reading Warrior

This webinar with Dr. Maryanne Wolf (Director of the Center for Dyslexia, Diverse Learners, and Social Justice, UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies) addresses how the human brain has evolved over time to make sense of words on…

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Effective Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching

As we continue to learn from the way that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the modern classroom, it is more important than ever to examine the way we reach many kinds of learners. See an article here on “Effective Strategies…

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Session Materials and Recordings now available!

See recordings from this year’s Celebration of Teaching here! All recordings may be found in the “Event Description” of each session on the T4LC Gateway.

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Embracing Difficulty across the Disciplines: The Difficulty Paper As a Tool for Building Disciplinary Literacy

Interested in how to help students wrestle with challenging texts and concepts in your class? See the recent paper from Dr. Jonathan Cisco (Associate Director, Teaching for Learning Center), “Embracing Difficulty across the Disciplines: The Difficulty Paper As a Tool for Building Disciplinary Literacy.”

Save the Date - Teaching Renewal Week 2021

2020 has been quite a year. What have you learned about teaching for learning? We encourage you to share effective practices, new insights, and more. Check in with our Teaching Renewal Week page for more details as they become available. All sessions will be held virtually.

Pedagogies of Care: Open Resources for Student-Centered & Adaptive Strategies in the New Higher-Ed Landscape

Pedagogies of Care

Open Resources for Student-Centered & Adaptive Strategies in the New Higher-Ed Landscape

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Improving Graduation Rates by Nudging Faculty, Not Students

Jeff Gold, Roy Stripling and Michal Kurlaender describe a program that encourages professors to use tools offering specifics about the academic trajectories of their students to help facilitate those students' paths to a college degree.