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August 29, 2016

9:00am – 10:30am STAR Open House

September 7, 2016

10:00am – 11:30am Suicide Prevention Training

September 9, 2016

September 12, 2016

September 15, 2016

September 19, 2016

News

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Course Design Institute Applications Open

Registration is now open for our Autumn and Winter Course Design Institutes. Join colleagues from across the university as you 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.

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Successful Teamwork Requires Structure

Kathleen Harper is a senior lecturer in the Department of Engineering Education. In this guest post, she shares some insights about using group work to develop students’ teamwork skills and lists a few core principles for making group work successful. Studies ranging across the employment spectrum show that, no matter what field our students find more»

Reacting to the Class: The Role of Play in Pedagogy

Aaron Palmore just graduated with a Ph.D. from Ohio State in Greek and Latin. In this guest post, he shares his experience with and insights about using role-playing games as a teaching tool in the classroom. Using a game as a pedagogical tool is not going to be rigorous or intellectually challenging. Students will be dismissive of more»