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An Inclusive and Integrated Vision for Higher Education: Randy Bass at the POD Network Annual Conference

An Inclusive and Integrated Vision for Higher Education: Randy Bass at the POD Network Annual Conference

Last week, several of my colleagues and I travelled to Montreal to attend the POD Network’s annual conference.  Dr. Randy Bass, Vice Provost for Education and Professor of English at Georgetown University was the...

Learning Myth Busters: Learning Styles

Learning Myth Busters: Learning Styles

Imagine for a moment that you are my medical doctor and you asked me on my intake form, as my doctor once did, to report my preferred learning styles. My options: verbal, visual, or...

Silence of the la(m)bs

Do you remember the time warp that sometimes followed a question from an instructor, back in your college days? When all sound was sucked out of the classroom, along with most of the air,...

Testing is a Key to Better Learning

Testing is a Key to Better Learning

On November 27, the School of Psychology hosted Henry Roediger, professor of psychology at Washington University and author of the 2014 book Making it Stick: The science of successful learning. Roediger’s talk reviewed decades...

Dr. Emily Weigel selected as a USG Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fellow

Dr. Emily Weigel selected as a USG Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fellow

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Emily Weigel, an academic professional in the School of Biological Sciences, has been selected to be part of the next cohort of USG Scholarship of Teaching and...

Using Technologies to Facilitate Collaborative Learning

Using Technologies to Facilitate Collaborative Learning

Collaborative learning involves groups of students working together toward a common learning goal:  to solve a problem, complete a task, or create a product (MacGregor, 1990). It has been widely researched and many have...