What is the future of higher education? How can we make the Duke educational experience more engaging and transformative for students? Will MOOCs be around in 5 years? How can technology better serve teachers, students, …

Duke faculty and staff can now create online courses or modules on Duke Extend. This platform provides a way to offer learning experiences to Duke students, selected groups of learners within or beyond the university, …

Daniel Rittschof gets feedback on his course from his students weekly, so he can make adjustments throughout the course. How?

You’ve probably seen ads for products that are “smart” and allow you to control functions in your home or dorm room with your cell phone or other Internet-connected device. Those products are part of what …

As part of the Duke Graduate School’s Bass Online Apprentice Fellowship program, Ph.D candidates Lok Chan and Ashley Rose Young will participate in an online apprenticeship with the Center for Instructional Technology (CIT), gaining valuable …

Visiting the classrooms of other faculty, and observing their teaching styles and in-class activities, is a great way to get new ideas for one’s own teaching. But finding classrooms to visit, particularly in other disciplines, …

The CIT Course Design Institute  (CDI) provided Duke faculty the opportunity to learn and apply a best-practice approach to designing dynamic, learning-focused courses in any discipline, in a compact 3-day program consisting of interactive seminars, …

How do you teach your increasingly diverse students? This post contains links to many ideas and resources for inclusion at Duke.

Recently, I attended the Lilly Conference on Designing Effective Teaching in Asheville, NC.  Dr. Richard Straw, Professor of History at Redford University, demonstrated a PechaKucha and discuss how he uses them assignments in his class. …

Think-pair-share is one of my favorite active learning activities. It is easy, quick and can give you a good idea of what your students are thinking. As an instructor, you can use think-pair-share to check …