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Active Learning Online: Five Key Principles with Stephen M. Kosslyn

Mar. 22, 2021—Active learning leads to substantially better learning than occurs with traditional lecturing. This workshop will review the nature of active learning and explain why it is so effective. The workshop will focus on five fundamental principles drawn from the science of learning; these principles range from Deep Processing (the more mental effort one expends when...

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Never Going Back: What Online Teaching in the Times of COVID Can Add to Our Teaching Toolkits – Diana Heney

Mar. 18, 2021—by Mohammad Meerzaei Teaching Students, Coaching Thinkers: Diana Heney, Assistant Professor in Philosophy Dr. Diana Heney joined the Department of Philosophy in Fall 2019. Having been a coach before starting her teaching career, her teaching has been formed around the idea of helping people discover their potentialities and ways to actualize them. In an interview...

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Never Going Back: What Online Teaching in the Times of COVID Can Add to Our Teaching Toolkits – Mark Schoenfield

Mar. 8, 2021—by Mohammad Meerzaei A Pedagogic Asset Created: Dr. Mark Schoenfield, Professor of English Dr. Mark Schoenfield is a professor of English and a recipient of the Jeffrey Nordhaus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in Humanities. His transition to online teaching meant rethinking his method of course design, building new creative assignments, and engaging more...

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Never Going Back: What Online Teaching in the Times of COVID Can Add to Our Teaching Toolkits – Meredyth Wegener

Mar. 2, 2021—by Mohammad Meerzaei ‘Oxford Hours’: Time to Re-Establish the Class as a Community:                                    Dr. Meredyth Wegener, Senior Lecturer and Director of Honors in Neuroscience Dr. Meredyth Wegener has travelled an exciting path with online teaching in the time...

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Never Going Back: What Online Teaching in the Times of COVID Can Add to Our Teaching Toolkits – Patrick Murphy,

Feb. 26, 2021—by Mohammad Meerzaei  Turning a language course into a learning community: Patrick Murphy, Senior Lecturer in Spanish Patrick Murphy is a senior lecturer at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. His work is mainly focused on teaching beginner- and intermediate-level Spanish courses. In this interview, Murphy looks back at his journey with online teaching, exploring...

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Never Going Back: What Online Teaching in the Times of COVID Can Add to Our Teaching Toolkits – Katie Clements

Feb. 24, 2021—by Mohammad Meerzaei A New Arrangement of Lectures and Reading Assignments: Dr. Katie Clements, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry Teaching first-year writing courses, Dr. Clements found herself in an especially demanding situation when shifting to online teaching. Not only did she have to manage a swift transition to online teaching, but she also had to help...

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Never Going Back: What Online Teaching in the Times of COVID Can Add to Our Teaching Toolkits – Elisabeth Sandberg

Feb. 19, 2021—by Mohammad Meerzaei Enhanced Quality Time in Teaching: Dr. Elisabeth Sandberg, Senior Lecturer in Psychology Having taught at least one very large class each semester for years, Sandberg found that teaching online this fall helped her achieve new ways of interacting with students in different stages of their learning. She shares with us her thoughts...

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“It gets us away from staring at all these little boxes on the screen—it gets us all on the same side looking at something else.”: Jesse Blocher talks about his Fall 2020 hybrid course.

Feb. 15, 2021—Jesse Blocher, Associate Professor of the Practice for Finance and Data Science, recently joined Marcy Singer-Gabella and Julie Johnson for a Conversation on Teaching about the hybrid courses they taught in Fall 2020. You can see the recording of the entire session here. In the clip below, Jesse shares key lessons about how he uses...

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Wish You Could Have Attended One of Our January Events?

Feb. 3, 2021—Last month, the CFT hosted workshops and conversions on a wide variety of teaching topics. If you weren’t able to attend, you don’t have to miss out! We have recordings of many of our past events available on our website. Topics include: Synchronous Sessions in Online Courses Hybrid courses: Approaches to engage your virtual and F2F...

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BOLD fellow Deb Levy and mentor James Booth share findings on their online module to help build critical skills in scientific reading

Jan. 26, 2021—A difficult trade-off in scientific writing is the balance between accessibility and accuracy; scholarly science writing is often so meticulously accurate that it becomes inaccessible, while popular science writing is often so accessible that it can’t be accurate. The ability to effectively read, evaluate, and create scientific writing in all of its forms – scientific...

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