Journaling with SCAR

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In the Center for Teaching and Learning, we have many opportunities to work with individual students and discuss strategies for their specific academic needs. Last week, a student came in for a meeting, and his major concern was that he was behind in journal entries for two of his classes. This student is a good […]

Practice what you preach

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Last week I presented in Principia College’s Dilemmas and Decisions program. It involved a speech. The thing is, while I give others feedback on speeches, this format for expressing ideas is not my forte. I’m a writer. I’m not a natural presenter. Sure, I’m a professor, but somehow that’s different to me. Since I really […]

4C’s reading strategy*

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A few weeks ago while attending a grad school class, my professor used an in-class reading strategy that ignited our discussion. This strategy was extremely helpful and allowed me to review my reading and strengthen my comprehension.  Because I found this experience so helpful as a student, I decided to implement the strategy in my […]