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What should you do on the last day of class?

Apr 11, 2017

What should you do on the last day of class?

The last day of class is an exciting, challenging and critical day for students and faculty.  But what should be done when a class is ending?  We asked some of our faculty and staff how they handle the end of a course.

Dr. Tom Carskadon

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Resources from our Taking Pedagogical Risks Faculty Luncheon

Mar 29, 2016

Dr. Jared Keeley shared a few suggested readings in his introduction to the Taking Pedagogical Risks discussion at the March 23 Faculty Luncheon:

Some suggested readings

Beins, B. (2003). The landscape of excellence in teaching. In W. Buskist, V. Hevern, & G. W. Hill, IV, (Eds.). Essays from e-xcellence in teaching, 2002. Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology website:  http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/eit2002/index.php

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Resources we recommend…

Oct 23, 2015

As a new faculty member, it’s sometimes hard to know where to look for basic information about teaching, so we asked some of the CTL staff what books or other resources they believe are most useful for new faculty who may not have taught before.

 

Dr. Linda Morse, CTL Director:

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In case you missed it...Dr. Bill Buskist

Oct 23, 2015

M.S.U. was fortunate to have Dr. William Buskist, professor of psychology at Auburn University and distinguished scholar of teaching and learning, on campus September 24th and 25th.  Dr. Buskist’s lecture “Pathways to Excellent Teaching” presented his findings on the behaviors of award-winning university teachers, their perceptions of what constitutes excellent teaching, and their criteria for measuring student learning.  Dr.

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