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Week 7 Summer Teaching Tips

What is contemplative pedagogy? “Contemplative pedagogy serves several educational goals. Research shows that contemplative practice, even if performed for short periods, improves attention, cognition, and cognitive flexibility.” (from Contemplative Studies in Higher Education) How Can I use it in my … Continue reading

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Week 3 Teaching Tips

Hello Faculty, Welcome to the third week of the semester – we hope you are well into the swing of things. We will also continue to provide quick and easy strategies to break up your lectures and engage students in the … Continue reading

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Week 15 Teaching Tips

Hello Faculty, Welcome to Week 15!   How can I maintain high expectations for all students? Write course learning outcomes that focus on the four highest levels of Bloom’s taxonomy to have students apply, analyze, create, and evaluate information.  Research shows … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Teaching Circles

New Faculty Teaching Circle The New Faculty Teaching Circle is targeted at (but not limited to) full-time and part-time faculty who have been teaching at MCTC for less than 5 years. The circle, which will meet mostly during Spring 2015 … Continue reading

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Week 11 Teaching Tips

Hello Faculty, Welcome to Week 11!  Below are tips on how to break up your lectures, a few events this week at MCTC, and other faculty-development opportunities. Are you looking for ways to break up your lectures or get your … Continue reading

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Feb 27 CTL Open House: 11am-1pm, T2000

CTL Open HouseThurs Feb 2711am-1pm Once again, CTL Leaders will be hosting an Open House.  Stop by and say hello to CTL Leaders. Bring your lunch and stay for awhile, or pop in for some complimentary coffee and treats and … Continue reading

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“[Kids] don’t remember…

“[Kids] don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.”
― Jim Henson, It’s Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider

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