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Strategies to Help Struggling Students Turn It Around

Here are some techniques you can try mid-semester to help struggling students turn it around: Boost engagement and faculty-student interaction with some of these easy-to-use ideas to improve your students’ participation, attitude, and learning from EngageEngineering.  There are ideas that

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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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Posted in Educational Technology, Evidence-Based Pedagogy, Open Education

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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