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The Teaching Professor

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How Do I Release My Students’ Natural Zest and Curiosity for Better Learning?

This 20-minute session offers multiple strategies for spurring student curiosity on a day-to-day basis as well as throughout the course. It explores surprising but practical ways to connect with students, get their feedback, and incorporate it in your teaching methodology. Watch Now »

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Examining the role of empathy in course design
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“Earning our students’ trust is demanding and difficult. It is also critically important: trust is key to the success of our class. More importantly, it is key to validating our students as human beings and working to support their continued growth and success.”