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Marisa Bluestone
Click to view contentWhich social media apps should you use? Should you eat one more donut? Should you get married? These are all economic decisions, and students can apply basic economic principles to make better decisions in every area of their lives. Earlier this week, Macmillan Learning announced that textbooks written by acclaimed economists Betsey Stevenson and… (Show more)
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Kasey Greenbaum
Active learning is a big component of inclusive teaching. In this webinar, Kelly A. Hogan, Associate Dean of Instructional Innovation at UNC-Chapel Hill and long-time Summer Institutes fellow, will discuss how inclusiveness and active learning are related and highlight several concrete strategies to encourage inclusive classrooms.   Can’t join us…
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David Myers
Click to view contentA tweet from my colleague Jean Twenge—a world-class expert at tracking youth well-being in massive data sets—alerted me to the recently released 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Among its dozens of results, which you can view here, several struck me as worthy of note by high school and college teachers, administrators, and counselors. … (Show more)
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Mara Natale
Learning Scientist, Bill Heslop, shows how student-entered data worksheets could be the answer in your lab, providing students with immediate feedback on their own lab results and saving TAs a ton of time grading--that they can use helping students in lab instead.   Table of Contents:  0:00 Intro 0:38 How to use Go To Webinar  2:23 Bill…
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Mara Natale
Starting some online labs? Want to do more to prepare your students for lab? Learn more about Hayden McNeil's Lab Simulations and how they can benefit your lab and your students.   Table of Contents:   0:00 Intro 1:34 How to Use Go To Webinar  2:30 Lab Simulations Features 3:45 Demo  5:51 Start Lab  19:15 Quizzing  22:18 Additional…
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Chelsea Simens
What is critical reading, and why is it useful to focus on it when teaching composition? Author and professor Ellen Carillo (University of Connecticut) explores these questions and more. She digs into the challenges of teaching critical reading, how to surmount those challenges, and finally how we might help students develop this important skill.…
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Chelsea Simens
Finally a writing software program that truly works for your English Composition classes. Joel is an instructor both online and in person and has been a class tester of Achieve for over 2 years. He is going to show both the instructor and student experience of the Achieve software and answer any questions colleagues who join our webinar may have.…
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Chelsea Simens
Shevaun Watson, Writing Program Administrator (WPA) at the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee, wanted a way to engage her students in a few key concepts for writing and research and she needed a way to systematize the teaching of that information for all her colleagues. She developed a series of Active Instructional Modules that require students…
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Jack Solomon
Click to view contentHailed as a "must-see" movie for the apres-weekend water cooler crowd, and warily monitored by everyone from local police departments to survivors of the Aurora, Colorado massacre, Joker has surpassed its opening box office predictions and has already succeeded in becoming the current cinematic talk of the town. Such movies always make for… (Show more)
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Chelsea Simens
Author and University of Nebraska Professor Stacey Waite (Ways of Reading) takes you through the merits and challenges of teaching political texts in the writing classroom. She explains why the effort is worthwhile. ACCESS THE RECORDING TODAY
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Chelsea Simens
This webinar will allow us to begin a conversation about how to teach now that digital technology makes it possible for everything that is said, seen, heard, searched for, texted, tweeted, or shared open social media can be published instantly and distributed globally.   ACCESS THE RECORDING TODAY
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