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TFSC: Mary Savin, Wally Cordes Chair Discussion on “Taking Risks in Teaching to Improve Learning.”

Mary Savin, Professor of Microbial Ecology in the Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences department, led a discussion on “Taking Risks in Teaching to Improve Learning” at the September 2019 Wally Cordes Chair Discussion. Savin discussed the often lack of...

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TFSC: Sean Connors, Wally Cordes Chair Discussion on “Reading the Word, Researching the World: Designing Inquiry-Based Learning Experiences for Students in Higher Education.”

Dr. Sean Connors course Literacy in America uses inquiry-based learning to expand students’ understanding of literacy and the way it affects peoples’ lives.

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TFSC: Lynn Meade, Wally Cordes Chair Discussion on “Students Often Surprise Me and That’s a Good Thing – Framing Teaching from a Student Standpoint.”

Lynn Meade, Instructor in the Communications, led a discussion on “Students Often Surprise Me and That’s a Good Thing – Framing Teaching from a Student Standpoint.” at the October 2019 Wally Cordes Chair Discussion. If you would like more information on...

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Library Workshop: Open Textbooks – Access, Affordability, and Academic Success

Joe Nowakowski, Professor of Economics and Education Division Chair at Muskingum University, gave a presentation on open educational resources called Open Textbooks – Access, Affordability, and Academic Success.

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TIPS for Teaching with Technology: Using ePortfolios to Increase Critical Reflection in the Classroom

Research shows that students are better able to critically assess and comprehend materials when our assignments and assessments include an element of reflection.  Using ePortfolios in the class is one method to help instructors incorporate reflection in the classroom. 

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Becoming a Student-Ready University:  Achieving Equity in Student Learning and Success

Tuesday September 17, 2019, Tia Brown McNair, the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Student Success for Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) presented on Becoming a Student-Ready University.   The mission of the AAC&U is to advance...

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