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The Scholarly Teacher
Many definitions of learning can be found across disciplines.  The one recurring concept they all have in common is a component of change. That is,...
Provost's Teaching Fellows
At the latest First Friday Think Tank, Mike Starbird posed a question to the group about something he is wrestling with in a class right now – how to...
e-literate
Something about the design, implementation or execution of blended learning is leading to lower overall satisfaction among students across several...
Provost's Teaching Fellows
One of the great strengths of the PTFs – both in individual initiatives and for the entire program – is the willingness to experiment and try things...
Inside Higher Ed
New study adds to evidence that student reviews of professors have limited validity.
Provost's Teaching Fellows
Data can make a compelling case for how our work on campus is making teaching and learning better at UT, but engaging stories are crucial and another...
Faculty Focus
Those who begin college right after high school have been told by everybody that college is going to be harder than high school and they’ll have to...
Provost's Teaching Fellows
Jen Moon presented "Critical Thinking One-Offs You Can Use in Class”: 1. What is critical thinking? 2. How do you encourage, scaffold, and assess...
Faculty Focus By Maryellen Weimer, PhD
“Rotating note taker” serves as the class note-taker, posting his or her notes on the course management system before the next class session &...
Provost Office
This is one of the top flagship public universities in the country, and that is driven by the quality of the faculty on this campus. Students come...

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