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Strategies for assisting students with disabilities -- providing accommodations in college classes

by Kéran Billaud
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Disabilities can affect physical movement, visual-spatial perception, sensitivity, concentration, and social interaction. Each one of these can make a lecture or lab more difficult than they need to be for a student who has disabilities. 804 more words

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Using Canvas tools to improve college classes

by Bobby Winsler
Ph.D student, University of Florida

Course management systems (CMS) such as Canvas can be critical in elevating any college course, be it online or in person, to its optimal effectiveness. 637 more words

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Teaching online: Strategies and tips for college instructors

by Ernest Rice
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

If you haven’t taught an online course yet, you probably will be sometime soon.

In 2012, the US Department of Education estimated that 6.7 million students were enrolled in online classes in the US, while the number of online classes as well as online only degrees is growing constantly. 1,700 more words

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Teaching to support the diversity of the 21st Century college classroom

by Gabriel Stephen
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Think for a moment about your cultural identity, think about the icons and seminal events that molded your generation: the iPhone frenzy, the September 11 terrorist attacks, Muhammad Ali lighting the Olympic torch in Atlanta. 640 more words

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Discipline problems in college classrooms: Strategies on how to avoid or address

by Robert H. Wells
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Discipline is a concern for all college instructors at some point in their career. Having an idea of some common discipline problems, as well as possible solutions to them, will help mitigate the problems when they occur as well as help instructors reduce the anxiety they may have about disciplining students. 870 more words

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Providing Remediation: How College Professors Can Help All Students Succeed

by Earlesha Butler
Ph.D student, University of Florida

Offering remediation, or academic assistance, to students is nothing new for state and private universities. Because some states have cut or reduced funding for student remediation, students who’d typically enroll in fundamental classes to enhance their academic skills are now in courses with peers who may be advanced. 527 more words

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Experiential education enhances active learning for college students

by Baobao Song
Ph.D. student, University of Florida

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I will learn.
                                        — Benjamin Franklin… 362 more words

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