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CTL Updates for January 18, 2022

Check out this week’s CTL post, which highlights:
Registration for the free Growing Online Learning Conference, Tips to get to know your students, Upcoming professional development opportunity on conflict resolution

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CTL Updates for January 10, 2022

Check out this week’s CTL post, which highlights:
-CTL Virtual Appointments Available
-5 essential tasks to have your class ready for the start of the term
-Upcoming Professional Development Resources and Opportunities
-Helpful resources for the new semester

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Articles of Note – 02/22/2021

The Center for Teaching & Learning often finds articles of note that are shared with staff, faculty, and within specific programs. Here’s a few that we’ve found and shared recently.

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Live Brainstorming & Word Clouds

Tools for live brainstorming and word cloud are great for leveraging technology in the classroom to promote student interaction and engagement. Two tools in particular, AnswerGarden and Tricider, are effective in aiding instructors in simple, easy-to-use ways. AnswerGarden AnswerGarden is a simple, free tool that allows for obtaining feedback from a class, or for students to give feedback about a topic. It’s intended as a creative way of allowing a group to brainstorm topics in any environment. AnswerGarden can be displayed on-screen in a class, via mobile device, or embedded in a Canvas site for online responses by students. A […]

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Plickers

Have you ever wanted to assess your students’ knowledge without the need for multiple mobile devices, clickers, or even a quick quiz?