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Reflection and Authentic Learning

60-Second SoTL – Episode 17 This week’s episode features an open-access article from Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in the South and examines what reflection on authentic tasks can illuminate about student learning: Bester, Johannes, and Erica Pretorius. 2022. “Linking Reflective…

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Through the Eyes of a Student: Integration in Practice

Last year, we, as CEL Student Scholars, had the pleasure of attending the 2021 meeting of the (Re)Examining Conditions for Meaningful Learning Research Seminar, in which we dealt with imposter syndrome, budding relationships with participants, and developing our own body…

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PowerPointers: Making the Most of Slide Decks

Limed: Teaching with a Twist – Episode 4 Dr. Sarah Morrison-Smith is a new faculty member at Hamilton College, where the institutional culture leans away from PowerPoint in the classroom. Our panel of Jill McSweeney, Scott Spurlock, and Christina Wyatt…

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Rethinking Student Engagement, Post-COVID

Limed: Teaching with a Twist – Episode 2 Dr. Chris Trimby from the University of Delaware wants to rethink how to engage his physiology students as we emerge from COVID. Panelists Derek Bruff, Ellery Ewell, and Jen Uno discuss how…

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Using Social Media to Support Student Peer Relationships

As academics from a large, modern UK university (Claire) and a medium-sized public US university (Mimi), we have been working with the Center for Engaged Learning as attendees in the (Re)Examining Meaningful Learning Experiences research seminar series for the last…