Wait, wait, before you go (or come back). Learn something over Spring Break.

Want to flip a course? New research indicates that active learning in the actual classroom is the key to student success, not the flipped structure. A summary of research is here. The full article, titled “Improvements from a Flipped Classroom May Simply Be the Fruits of Active Learning” is here.

Portland Community College and D2L are partnering to offer a MOOC on web accessibility. It’s free and starts March 30th. For more info and to register see here.

Do you teach Science? The National Science Teachers Association meets in Minneapolis this May 20-23rd. Learn more.

Do you ask simple questions that engage students? Could you recognize a three number pattern easily? Below is a model for engaging students face-to-face and online.

And don’t forget: our next CTL event is Monday, March 16th, from 3-4, in P 0806. Come be part of our session “How to pronounce student names and other adventures in intercultural communication.”


Want to create a simple form to capture student feedback (like above) without messing with D2L? Use a google form. A silent film explanation below.


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