October 23, 2014
Responding to Student Writing
October 27, 2014
Session 3
October 29, 2014
Fostering Student Engagement
October 30, 2014
Writing & Critical Thinking

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Course Design Institutes

We are now accepting applications for our Winter 2014 Course Design Institute. These five-part workshops allow you to take a big-picture look at a course of your choice and engage in a hands-on process of (re)-designing it to more effectively and purposefully help students learn. An application is required, and a limited number will be selected to participate in order to facilitate community development.
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October Book Giveaway

This month, we will be giving away a copy of Discussion as a Way of Teaching: Tools and Techniques for Democratic Classrooms in which the authors advise how to plan, conduct, and assess classroom discussions. Stephen D. Brookfield and Stephen Preskill suggest exercises for starting discussions, strategies for maintaining their momentum, and ways to elicit […]

Teaching What You Don't Know by Therese Houston

September Book Giveaway

Therese Huston’s Teaching What You Don’t Know is one of the most popular books among UCAT staff and clients. Huston discusses how being inexpert in a particular content area can actually be an advantage in creating a collaborative learning environment and encouraging student autonomy. Teaching material that we as teachers are just learning also stimulates […]

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