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Reflecting on learning activities
Use of Reflections in Asynchronous Online Engineering Courses

I stopped having my students take written exams in my classes several years ago. Most of my classes …

Teaching Tips
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Using Oral Exams to Connect with your Students

The assessment that my students initially fear often becomes a favorite assignment, for some, by the…

Mental Health
Shadow Narrative

Preface. Once every three years, professors are asked to gather everything we have accomplished into…

Inclusive/Equity Teaching
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Let’s Include All Our Students!

~ by Susan Theresa Gavell, Writing Program, LCC During my involvement with the Inclusive Teaching Le…

External Speakers
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The Hub’s Fall 2023 Scholar in Residence is Dr. Bonni Stachowiak focusing on ChatGPT and GenAI

For the last several years the Hub has invited a scholar of teaching and learning to interact with o…

Tech Tips
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Do you need a Syllabus Statement for ChatGPT?

During the last months, Generative AI (GenAI) has dominated many conversations about teaching and sp…

Generative AI
Demystifying U-M’s AI Offerings: Part 1

University of Michigan recently announced in house access and support to generative AI for all three…

Hub Programming
Confessions of a Blissful Online Instructor (And Can We Help Students Feel the Same?)

~By Associate Professor of English Literature Shelly Jarenski This post is part of a series&nbs…

Open Education
Students as OER Partners

In 2021, with the help of student collaborators, Ben Wielechowski created the Open Educational Resou…