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The Productive Professor: The Efficiency Hacks You Need for Grading

  Grading papers can be one of the most gratifying experiences of teaching, especially when students really hit it out of the park and write thoughtful, well-reasoned papers. But grading is also incredibly time consuming and the bulk of the paper grading work tends to come at the time of the semester (the end) when[…]

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Tech to Try in the Online Classroom: Canva

Scientists have long known that visual cues play an important role in helping learners to retrieve and remember information. This makes sense, as the brain itself is essentially an image processing machine. In fact, some studies suggest that up to 90 percent of the information transmitted to the brain is visual. This extra brain power dedicated to[…]

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Tame Your Inbox: 10 Tips for Managing Student Emails

  Each semester, every course you teach can generate hundreds of emails. You want and need to respond to students to help them, but answering emails is just one of the many tasks you have to attend to every day. How can you make it easier on yourself and save time? Here are some tips that[…]