Category Archives: Education: Research and Reflection

CETL Reports: Jeanette Norden’s Keynote: Creating a Safe, Natural Critical Learning Environment.

At  NOVA’s convocation today, Dr. Norden let us in on the following  10 secrets to control the only […]

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Understanding Grade Inflation

Understanding Grade Inflation (By Stephen Clarke) According to the New York Times article “Want a Higher GPA? Go […]

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Faculty Teaching Faculty

A few weeks ago, I gave a presentation at the 2012 Virginia Community College Association’s annual conference. I […]

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Mindfulness in Education

Students have a lot going on. Most are balancing fifteen or more credits, working 20-40 hours per week, […]

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Education in Change

Recently I went to the SLOAN C/MERLOT conference and I was truly enlightened by the speakers who opened […]

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PowerPoint: Who’s using who?

Where a decade ago, it was the rare instructor who sometimes used PowerPoint slides in class to show […]

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Assessment Guidelines

In an article on classroom assessment techniques from the web, www2.honolulu.hawaii.edu/facdev/guidebk/teachtip/m-files/m-asses1.htm  several points really made sense to me.  […]

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Should we include effort in grading?

It is an issue we have probably all struggled with.  We know a student has tried hard, but […]

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Preventing and Responding to Disruptive Students

On Friday, March 30th, Mr. Scott Lewis began the CETL New Faculty Orientation with an interactive workshop that […]

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What We Know About Learning

How Learning Works, written by faculty teaching and learning center staff at Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of […]

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