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Austin Statesmen
When the University of Texas decided to make design a bigger part of its undergraduate curriculum, it hired Doreen Lorenzo, a former president of...
Educause Review
Georgia Tech's nearly decade-old experiment with a robotic teaching assistant based on the IBM Watson platform has morphed considerably. Only the...
Spark - Reflections on Transforming Higher Education
Many UT instructors are finding the “Classroom Response Systems” (CRS) to be an increasingly necessary tool for creating meaningful learning...
Faculty Focus
Interleaving involves incorporating material from multiple class presentations, assigned readings, or problems in a single study session. It’s...
University of Texas
The reinvention of TD 301 as SMOC will involve massive resources (time, labor, and money) from many people and units on campus. Our current course...
Provost's Teaching Fellows
As we look ahead, the first few months of 2017 are going to be exceptionally busy, as we host Eyes on Teaching and recruit a new cohort of Fellows....
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A creative process that helps you design meaningful solutions in the classroom. The toolkit provides you with instructions to explore Design Thinking...
Spark - Reflections on Transforming Higher Education
The common denominator of most successful degree programs is a focus on critical thinking and empathic awareness: how do I help solve problems for...
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...

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