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Update a Colleague: Kara Hearn at Ashoka

Update a Colleague is a series of posts where faculty members share the resources and information they gained from attending CTL-sponsored events. Look for more upcoming posts from other faculty members to read about...

Update a Colleague: Sebastian Kaupert at Ashoka

  Update a Colleague is a series of posts where faculty members share the resources and information they gained from attending CTL-sponsored events. Look for more upcoming posts from other faculty members to read...

Update a Colleague: Irina Schneid at Ashoka

Update a Colleague is a series of posts where faculty members share the resources and information they gained from attending CTL-sponsored events. Look for more upcoming posts from other faculty members to read about...

Micki Spiller: Foundation Spark talk on Team Based Learning in a Studio Context

Micki Spiller held a Foundation Spark talk on Team Based Learning in a studio context. The purpose of her research is to examine how the creation of permanent groups within a Foundation Studio course...

Special Topics: Zoom Interactive Calls Schedule

We invite all faculty to sign up to participate in ‘Special Topics’ Zoom calls over the Summer. All of these Zoom calls will be 1/ interdisciplinary 2/ interactive and 3/relevant to teaching your Fall...

Considering Accessibility Through UDL

Ever a rich topic at the CTL, we’re happy to think about the accessibility of our class discussions, places for participation, and resources even more as we consider our online spaces. Below is link...

Holding Your Class Discussion Online

In this post, we are sharing suggestions for how to hold your class discussions online. Below please find the online alternatives for: Whole group class discussion Small group breakouts Peer discussion Peer review or...

Content-Driven Classes in an Online Setting

In this post, we are sharing suggestions for how to translate content-driven classes into an online setting.  Below please find the online alternatives for: Lecture format Demonstration Provocation Illustration Presentation Suggestions based on technology...

Online Conversations Best Practices

As we begin to imagine what our online classes might look like, creating space for conversation is most likely among the first steps. In this video, we step through the potential places we consider...

A Way to Check in with Colleagues & Students

Our most recent YouTube video below, CTL Roses and Thorns, steps through a “check in” process you could use with your students within any modality–online, in person, and email among many others. In the...

15 Closure Activities for Classes

Closure: How to end a lesson leaving a lasting impression (15 activities) Cornell Notes Students write on the left side: KEY POINTS, on the right side: NOTES of key points, at the bottom: a...

Teaching Strategies for Active Learning

Active Learning Strategies in Face-to-Face Courses IDEA Paper #53 by Barbara J. Mills from the University of Texas at San Antonio Active Learning is a means of engaging students in the process of doing,...