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Teamwork - The Beauty of the Sport - Aspirations to Action Series

Learning how to work together is indeed the beauty of any sport. However, teaching students how to manage group expectations, capabilities and skills so as to produce fruitful results can be challenging. 431 more words

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Aspirations to action – a blog series

As a follow-up to the Teaching What’s Important (TWI) Symposium, held in December 2015, here is a blog series that brings to the fore some of the key discussion points of the event. 170 more words

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Cut down on student stress by layering academic and mechanical instructions throughout your course.

With students, everything revolves around context. They are becoming used to getting contextual information about the restaurant where they are eating, the traffic they are driving in, and the television shows they are watching. 187 more words


Increase the value of video in your Blackboard course with Kaltura's interactive video quizzes.

We can all think of examples of how adding video to your Blackboard course can help improve learning outcomes.  For example, including video can:

  • Make the content and the learning experience more engaging.
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Colleagues share 'tips of the trade' with new faculty

New faculty members had a chance to pick up some good advice from veteran academics at the semiannual New Faculty Orientation recently hosted by the Provost’s Office. 456 more words


Informal Talking Teaching Communities: Spread the Word!

In the 2015-2016 academic year, McGill’s Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) launched The Lunch Spot—an informal lunch-time forum where all of the university’s instructors were invited to bring their brown bag lunches and gather for some informal talking about teaching. 721 more words

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Lights, Camera, Action! – Developing Faculty in 20 Minutes

Change begins with an idea, and in the Instructional Design department at Walters State Community College, we are not afraid of change. We realize that technology is changing our world minute by minute, and by embracing that movement, Walters State continues to be on the cutting edge of the current technology allowing us to offer new and innovative ways to make teaching and learning more effective for our faculty as well as our students. 1,041 more words