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Book Recommendation: Intentional Tech

A tougher read from the usual pedagogy stuff I usually read. Derek Bruff organizes his book alongside strategies and principles derived from the scholarship of teaching and learning: For each, he provides a principle and a series of example from a variety of disciplines, although there is an overrepresentation of Vanderbilt, where he works. Each[…]

using infographics for teaching and learning

Getting Started Guide: Using Infographics for Teaching and Learning

Infographics are everywhere these days, from Twitter feeds to cereal boxes. And with good reason: they make it easy to share data and important information in an easily digestible and engaging format. Infographics might look complicated to make but in reality, anyone, even those who aren’t design experts, can make one. The process can actually[…]

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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[…]