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Provost's Teaching Fellows and the Faculty Innovation Center
To showcase, celebrate, network, inform, and inspire.  We had a wonderful event on 11/6/16 in the Smith bldg of the Blanton Museum where faculty from...
Katie Dawson - Department of Theater and Dance
Hook 'em into Learning explored research-based teaching strategies that improve student engagement and creative thinking across all disciplines. It...
Mike Mackert, School of Advertising and Public Relations
I’ve often found it both fun and useful to give students a problem for which there are no wrong answers. It just lets them wander a bit to explore...
An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief
To promote the kind of innovative thinking that may be helpful, Course Apps tracks the convergence of four trends that are enabling a completely...
Wiley Online Library
Flipping the Flipped Classroom... helping the students make the best of their shared physical presence in the classroom, emphasis on live interaction...
UT Canvas Team
If you are new to these updates, our plan is to time them with Canvas’ three week cycle of release “sprints.” In each newsletter, we’ll try to...
Provost's Teaching Fellows
You’ll have to excuse me for talking about the PTF “brand,” but I come from the Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations....
Provost's Teaching Fellow
The easiest “habit” to focus on with our faculty was metacognition, often referred to as “thinking about your thinking.” But more deeply: “What do I...
Provost's Teaching Fellow
... the PTF showcase event planned will be an exciting "coming out party" for the PTFs on campus.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Many important learning tasks feel uninteresting and tedious to learners. To achieve longer-term aims, learners must sometimes regulate attention,...

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