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Center for Research on Teaching Excellence

English Language Institute (ELI)

Support and resources for English language learners and international students.

Teaching Matters Workshops

Teaching workshops for graduate students by graduate students.

Students Assessing Teaching and Learning (SATAL) Program

Assessment support for faculty and academic programs.

Faculty Seminar Series

A workshop series grounded in the scholarship of teaching and learning.

TA Orientation

Covering best teaching practices and policies

Faculty Focus

Using the Remind App in the Online Classroom

As of January 2014, nine out of 10 Americans own a cell phone, with almost half using a smartphone (Pew Research, 2014). Given the ubiquity of mobile devices, it makes sense for instructors to leverage this technology to improve communication with students.

Using the Remind App in the Online Classroom

As of January 2014, nine out of 10 Americans own a cell phone, with almost half using a smartphone (Pew Research, 2014). Given the ubiquity of mobile devices, it makes sense for instructors to leverage this technology to improve communication with students.

Formative Assessment: The Secret Sauce of Blended Success

A few weeks ago, a colleague emailed me about some trouble she was having with her first attempt at blended instruction. She had created some videos to pre-teach a concept, incorporated some active learning strategies into her face-to-face class to build on the video, and assigned an online quiz so she could assess what the students had learned. After grading the quizzes, however, she found that many of the students struggled with the concept. “Maybe,” she wondered, “blended instruction won’t work with my content area.”

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