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Tips for Flipping the Classroom and Effective Videos

What is Flipping the Classroom? Flipping the classroom is an evidence-based teaching technique that usually involves moving some lectures online to free up time during class for more active learning strategies like peer instruction or collaborative learning. A more official

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Anticipating and Addressing Student Resistance in Your Courses

There have long been calls for using evidence-based teaching techniques and technologies in the classroom to improve student success.  For example the 2012 “Engage to Excel” report by the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) notes that “Classroom approaches

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Resources for Improving Student Success in College Math Courses

I posted some resources for improving student success in college math courses over on the POD list, copied below: I highly recommend this free ebook that MAA (mathematical association of america) put out last year: Instructional Practices Guide: Guide to

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Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies in Canvas

I’ve shared a resource in Canvas Commons with some examples of brief, research-based teaching strategies implemented in Canvas, such as: transparent assignments, minute papers, values affirmation, social belonging, goal setting, student testimonials, nudges, discussion protocols, wrappers, and midterm student feedback.   You can

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