Are you preparing to teach a class you have never taught before or redesigning a course and want to be sure your course plan promotes significant, long-term learning? Would you like to implement new types …

Most of us have heard that we should not use slides that contain long bullet points of text, but what does a good slide look like?  Research on this topic has found that students learn better when …

“I ask students to post a photograph of themselves and record their commentary over that image (a common practice in digital presentations of oral histories).” Ashley Rose Young, Ph.D. Candidate in History, affiliated with the …

“For intermediate Hindi students, I use VoiceThread to tell a story. I show students a picture and one person starts the story and then they take turns adding events to create a full story. This is a very good way to practice speaking.” Kusum Knapczyk, Ph.D

“The goal of the project is to create a “one stop” Sakai site that allows students to both engage in self-paced research skills training, and to share the results of this training with others in their class in a media-rich way online.” – Adela Deanova

Dr. Sara LeGrand’s first assignment for her Duke Kunshan students in her course, Social Determinants of Health: China and the World was to introduce themselves in order to build a learning community in her classroom. …

At the CIT’s annual Instructional Technology Showcase last week, I led a session called “5 Active Learning Techniques in 45 Minutes”.  While we have taught Duke faculty active learning techniques in longer workshop and Fellows sessions, …