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Linked Courses for General Education and Integrative Learning: A Guide for Faculty and Administrators Margot Soven, editor This book focuses on the learning community model that is the most flexible to implement in terms of scheduling, teacher collaboration, and design: the linked course. This volume covers both “linked courses” in which faculty may work to…

Posted on February 17, 2016 in Library,


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Just in Time Teaching: Across the Disciplines, and Across the Academy by Scott Simkins Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) is a pedagogical approach that requires students to answer questions related to an upcoming class a few hours beforehand, using an online course management system. Students responses to JiTT questions make gaps in their learning visible to the…

Posted on January 21, 2015 in Library, News, , , ,


Shelfies: The Bibliophile’s Selfie

by Nancy Chick, CFT Assistant Director Oxford Dictionaries recently selected “selfie” as 2013’s word of the year, acknowledging the ubiquitous self-portraits snapped, then filtered, tinted, or boosted with a smartphone app, and then shared on social media. I look forward to my spring WGS 200: Women in Popular Culture class for a discussion of these…

Posted on December 23, 2013 in Commentary, News, ,