Month: March 2018

TEACHx Conference at Northwestern: Register Now

March 26, 2018 | Meg Gregory

Announcements /

TEACHx is an annual one-day event designed to encourage innovative teaching and provide a space for instructors to share and reflect on their teaching. The conference brings together the ever-growing educational technology community of practice around topics such as blended learning, online learning, learning analytics, and active-learning spaces. The day’s featured speaker, Dr. Yevgeniya V. […]

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Are Small Classes Best? It’s Complicated

March 23, 2018 | Julia Johnson

Improving Teaching and Learning /

In the article, “Are Small Classes Best? It’s Complicated“, from the Chronicle of Higher Education, Beckie Supiano describes the conversation surrounding the relationship between effective teaching and course size.  Intuition tells us that small course sizes likely lead to more effective instruction, but studies have yet to arrive at a consensus to prove this. The […]

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Focus on Teaching & Technology a St. Louis regional conference September 27 & 28, 2018

Call for Proposals: Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference

March 14, 2018 | Lindsay Meador

Announcements /

Join the 2018 Program. Conference proposals are due May 1, 2018. We are pleased to announce the CALL FOR PROPOSALS for the 2018 Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference, a midwest regional conference held on the University of Missouri – St. Louis campus. This year, we ask that you submit your proposal for any of these session types: […]

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The Case for Inclusive Teaching

March 8, 2018 | Meg Gregory

Inclusive Teaching & Learning /

In a recent article called “The Case for Inclusive Teaching” in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Kevin Gannon responds to the persistent, troubling racial disparity in graduation rates across private and public four-year colleges and universities. Recent data suggests that completion rates continue to lag for African American and Latinx students. In response, Gannon suggests […]

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