Faculty Focus

HIGHER ED TEACHING STRATEGIES FROM MAGNA PUBLICATIONS

Course Design

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Revisiting the Syllabus

The syllabus—most of us use them, many of our students don’t read them.  We wondered if this venerable artifact of teaching might merit a revisit. 

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Culturally Responsive Teaching and UDL

Creating educational experiences for our students that integrate Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT), a philosophy of education that centers students’

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UDL: A Powerful Framework

Increasingly, instructors at the college level are called upon to create classroom learning experiences that can be characterized using terms like academically rigorous, accessible, differentiated,

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How do I start? Instructional design basics

Instructional Design Basics

Instructional designers can help with many different course-based problems and challenges, including helping you figure out where and how to start with your course design.

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