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Bailey James
Click to view contentMany students will balk at the suggestion of using an online learning system like LaunchPad, even if it has great study tools that will help them to pass their courses. Though LaunchPad is proven to help students in preparing for lectures, reviewing the material, and studying for exams, it can be difficult to imagine the results until you’ve… (Show more)
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Elizabeth Uva
PRESENTED BY Daniel Gilbert    ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM   Most of us think we know what would make us happy (e.g., money, marriage, children, etc.) and that the problem is how to get these things. But new research shows that while some of the conventional wisdom is right, a lot of it is not. Professor Gilbert will explain why, when it comes to finding…
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Solina Lindahl
"It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness." -William L. Watkinson   This is the quote my students see at the end of their reflection on service learning.  For five percent of their grade, my students are required to log at least 12 hours in service with a pre-approved and vetted agency that serves the hungry, homeless or those…
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Alanna Smith
Visit the Macmillan Booth at the 2019 Annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology in Denver, October 18 and 19th. (Conference Site is here.) See talks by Macmillan Authors at the conference: "High Impact Practices: Deep Learning and Skill Building" Featuring David B. Strohmetz & Natalie J. Ciarocco on Friday, October 18th at 11:00-11:25 am. …
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Andrea A. Lunsford
Click to view content  On August 31, at about 2:30 in the afternoon Eastern Time, Nancy Johnson, Professor of English at Ohio State University, shuffled off this mortal coil, leaving so very many of us bereft and grieving. Nancy (as I never learned not to call her!) was a great teacher. A GREAT teacher.   As I flew to Ohio that day in a futile attempt to be with… (Show more)
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