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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 Supporting Students in Psychological Distress

Here are a few resources related to supporting students (and others) in psychological distress: 1. Trauma-Informed Practices for Postsecondary Education: A Guide (pdf) Mentioned in this related article: “What Trauma Looks Like in College-Aged Students and Adult Learners“ 2. Mental

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Teaching and Technology Related Handouts & Posts from the Last Year

Here are some various educational handouts and blog posts elsewhere I’ve created over the past year, in case you find any of them useful: Handouts / Google Docs: Resources for Teaching Elementary School Kids Coding and Robotics – as part

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Recent Education Books – EdTech, Learning, College Success, Math & Engineering Education

Here are some recent books that I’ve skimmed or plan to skim 😉 in case any look interesting to you.  For most of them I’ve found a free summary or review online, as well. Engineering Education Cambridge Handbook of Engineering

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Doug Holton

Doug Holton

Faculty developer. Interests: developing educational technology; faculty & student development; learning sciences & psychology.

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