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PowerPoint Live - Personalized Lectures for Every Student

This session from the Fall 2022 Abington Academy provides a rationale and instructions for using PowerPoint Live to engage students in in-person instruction and make your teaching more inclusive. …

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What is…gamification?

Recording of Abington Academy presentation on Game-Based Learning and Gamification. The first 11 or so minutes of the presentation demonstrate an ice-breaker exercise. Feel free to use the hotspot to…

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Creative Assessments that Positively Affect Learning Outcomes

Joshua Parcha and Lori Reno discuss and share examples of successful implementation of creative assessments in their courses and its benefits to students achieving learning objectives.Presented…

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From Gen Ed To Grad School: Active Reading With Perusall

Do you ever struggle with getting students to engage closely with readings, or talk specifically about a text? Gina and Lindsey will talk about their experience using Perusall, an online tool that…

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Using Movement to Encourage Engagement in Problem Solving in Chemistry and Mathematics

This session will introduce collaborative group work that required students to get out of their seats and participate in problem-solving activities.Presented By:Mary Ann Smith – Lecturer,…

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Not Written in Stone: Adaptive Strategies to Encourage Student Participation

Students may be hesitant to participate when topics feel controversial or sensitive to them. In this session, faculty members share how they have adopted adaptive strategies that encourage discussion…

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Engaging Students through Peer Review in Both Remote and Residential Courses

Allowing students to review each other’s work enhances student engagement in courses. They interact with each other and the content of the course. This session discusses two different…

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Setting a Tone of Inclusivity

In order to ensure that we are teaching all of our students and not just the ones who are like us, it is critical that we learn about and account for their diverse backgrounds. In this session, you…

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Teaching and Learning in the Real World: Client & Project Based Instruction

This session will highlight two projects designed to enhance student learning through real-world, workplace applicable project-based instruction. During this session, you will learn more about how…

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Engaging Students in Hybrid Learning Classes

This session will share our ideas and experiences with the integration of online and physical audiences in hybrid classes utilizing tools such as Zoom and Nearpod, and we will discuss the challenges…

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Student Wellness: An Interdisciplinary Course Approach

Student mental health is an increasing concern for college campuses to grapple with, especially post-COVID. Join this session to learn how two professors spearheaded the creation of a course called…

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Promoting Active Learning through Flipped Classroom Techniques

In this session, Dr. Petko and Dr. Powless will share their experiences using flipped classroom techniques to promote active learning in their courses. Both presenters found increases in student…

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Grading Effort and Process: How Rethinking What to Emphasize in Grading Impacts Student Learning Outcomes

This session will outline how two instructors revamped their grading processes for better student learning outcomes and more efficient grading by the instructors. Join us to learn how emphasizing…

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Helping Students Build a Positive Sense of Belonging

Faculty play a critical role in student support. In this session, the presenters will share several strategies to take advantage of their unique opportunities to interact their students, helping…

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Fostering Student Engagement by Empowering Student Choice

To enhance student ownership over their learning experience, students evaluated their own learning processes and had a voice in decisions related to course design and delivery. Whenever possible,…

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Meeting Students Where They Are

Adapting our classrooms to the needs of our students is an important aspect of good teaching and learning. In this session, you will hear about strategies to address the dynamic needs of students…

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