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How to Get Started with Community Engagement

By Michelle Catalano (Department of Philosophy)

November 27, 2017

  How Do We Do It?
 
“What was your favorite assignment in college?”
 
The presenter asked this question to a group of higher education professionals at a session called “Awakening learning through community engagement activities: An easy 6-step method” at the Teaching Professor Conference that I attended this past summer.  All the responses to this question had a common theme: they involved words such as “doing” and “making” and &#8...

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Providing Meaningful Feedback

By Tori Reany (Instructional Design & Learning Technologies)

November 01, 2017

Do you ever feel like your students are not taking your advice?  Do you get frustrated at all the hours you put into grading just to have students seemingly ignore your comments?

Perhaps students are reading your feedback, but they don't know what to do with it.

You can take key steps to make your feedback more meaningful to students and increase the chances that the work you have put into grading will be put to use.

First, we want to make sure that feedback...

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