David Asai, Undergraduate Science Education Program Director at Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) will talk about “Race Matters” at Duke, as part of an HHMI funded project, COMPASS, which will provide both faculty and students with support to teach and learn in diverse ways that work for different groups of students, particularly in the early STEM classes. This talk is on January 16, 3:30 pm in Biological Sciences 111.
Here are a few Team-Based Learning (TBL) resources and ideas for the New Year. This post links to a summary of TBL, a book about implementing TBL, the annual conference, and some ideas from the TBL listserv about simultaneous reporting and peer evaluation.
Would you like to get new ideas for teaching? Want to meet other Duke faculty, see them teach, and discover discover what works in their classroom?
Dr. Rukmini Balu is one of the faculty members who taught Duke Kunshan University (DKU) inaugural classes in Fall 2014. She taught Fundamentals of Global Health for undergraduate “Semester Abroad” or “Semester Away” students. The seven-week intensive course was offered in an innovative way to incorporate face-to-face learning with [...]
Please join CIT consultants and faculty members for lively discussions of current teaching ideas and methods throughout Spring 2015. These informal meetings will include hands-on activities and examples to get you thinking about possible changes in your classroom. The seminars are every other Thursday from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in Bostock 024.
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In the CIT blog, we are highlighting the experiences of faculty in the 2013-14 Flipping the Classroom Fellowship. This program provided an opportunity for faculty from different disciplines to learn and share ideas about active learning techniques they could use in their own classrooms.
Two of the Fellows in the program discussed how [...]
For Denise Comer, Director of Duke’s First Year Writing Program, teaching an English Composition MOOC was a way to share her love of writing with thousands of students around the world. But the massive online experience turned out to be the start of an even bigger exploration of using online technologies to teach [...]
The Distance Education Special Interest Group at Duke (DE SIG @ Duke) is an open group meeting every other month to discuss a range of distance education topics. Participants come from all units at Duke and include instructors, program directors and coordinators, IT directors and staff, instructional designers, and academic technology consultants. Discussions focus [...]
In 2013-14, the CIT led a group of twelve faculty through our Flipping the Classroom Fellowship. The Fellowship was an opportunity for faculty from different disciplines to share experiences and learn about using active learning techniques in their classrooms.
In this second in our series of blog posts on the Fellows’s [...]
- Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Duke discuss “Race Matters”
- Team-Based Learning Update for 2015
- Get New Ideas for Teaching with CIT’s “Visit a Classroom” Program
- Blending online and on-site activities across campuses
- Spring Teaching and Learning Seminars
- Flipping the Classroom Fellowship: Authentic Learning in the Humanities
- Call for Proposals Seeks Innovative Online Education Projects