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  • 'Halo effect' results in biased grading A study reveals that instructors develop opinions about students based on early impressions and those (mis)impressions affect how they assess students' work. The researcher, John Malouff, associate professor of ...
    Posted Apr 27, 2017, 10:04 AM by Rita Breidenbach
  • Get the most out of your summer Some tips from faculty on how to have a productive summer:Have a plan.Know what you want to--and admit what you realistically can--accomplish in the time you ...
    Posted Apr 11, 2017, 12:28 PM by Rita Breidenbach
  • Call for Proposals: Fund for Multimedia Documentation of Engaged Learning The Fund for Multimedia Documentation of Engaged Learning will provide support to document projects that involve socially engaged learning and public scholarship. The fund's main goal is to enhance ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2017, 11:07 AM by Rita Breidenbach
  • Emotional Labor and the Importance of Self Care Different members of our teaching community are doing different kinds of emotional labor in this time, depending on our own positionalities and the number of students and colleagues who perceive ...
    Posted Feb 3, 2017, 1:36 PM by Rita Breidenbach
  • Classroom Discussion of Controversial Topics With a new political order, many students are trying to understand where we are, how we got here and where we're going. This means engaging in complex, difficult and ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2017, 8:20 AM by Rita Breidenbach
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