Engaging Students with the Reading

This article explores five strategies for helping students engage thoroughly and thoughtfully with reading assignments. Use the techniques that resonate with... ... Read More
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Inclusivity in Virtual Discussions

Making sure that everyone participates in class discussions is vital for building community in a flex-hybrid course. We know how to get students to participate in discussions in our physical classrooms, and the good news is that we can emulate those same techniques for virtual or hybrid class meetings as well. In some cases, it’s even easier to use these techniques virtually than in-person. This is because flex-hybrid teaching naturally lends itself to using a wider range of modalities for discussion, which allows a more diverse set of voices to “have the floor”. Here are some techniques that you can use to include everyone in your flex-hybrid class discussions. ... Read More
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Designing Class Discussions

There are many strategies and technologies available to maximize the impact of discussion in your course. If your teaching centers... ... Read More
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Canvas Discussions

Canvas is Champlain’s primary tool for asynchronous discussion. While other tools are great (as long as you are using them... ... Read More
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