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Summer Reading Recommendations from the CFT

Jun. 4, 2014—by Nancy Chick, CFT Assistant Director I think I’ve begun an annual tradition of offering summer reading recommendations. Last summer, I suggested a collection of short essays by famous writers looking back on the poems that made them fall in love with writing.  The summer before, I recommended a professor’s memoir of her days as a...

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From the Stacks…

Nov. 8, 2012—The Technology Toolbelt for Teaching by Susan Manning, Kevin E. Johnson This book offers a hands-on resource that shows how to integrate technology into lessons and offers information about common technologies, categorizing by groups, and explains the purposes they serve pedagogically as well as how they can be most effectively used in online or face-to-face classrooms. In addition to examples,...

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From the Stacks…

May. 14, 2012—Enhancing Learning Through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: The Challenges and Joys of Juggling by Kathleen McKinney Read a review of this book by CFT Assistant Director Nancy Chick From the publisher… There has been growing demand for workshops and materials to help those in higher education conduct and use the scholarship of teaching...

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From the Stacks…

Dec. 9, 2011—Teaching Unprepared Students: Strategies for Promoting Success & Retention in Higher Ed by Kathleen F. Gabriel From the publisher… As societal expectations about attending college have grown, professors report increasing numbers of students who are unprepared for the rigors of postsecondary education—not just more students with learning disabilities (whose numbers have more than tripled), but...

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