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Why the Emotional Aspects of Learning Matter

Confronting our discomfort with learning’s affective domain will help us deal with the widespread hangover of the pandemic that remains a barrier to students’ classroom engagement, writes Angela Bauer.

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A Wish List for New Faculty 

As the academic year begins, Karlyn Crowley, a university provost, offers some thoughts to professors at the start of their careers.

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Metaphors We Teach By

They come and go, waxing and waning as regularly as pedagogical trends, but they can have significant impacts, writes Zachary Michael Jack.

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The Phone Book Challenge

How can educators make the most of ChatGPT? Use it for helping students talk through concepts and practice reasoning and critique, advises Patrick D. Watson.

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Too Heavy to Go It Alone

William Cunion describes what guidance from his fitness coach has reminded him about the importance of feedback in teaching.

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Tackling the STEM Skills Gap in 3 Weeks

If we stand a chance of catching up to the rapid advancement of technology, it’s time to speed up the skills development of today’s students, write Justin Shaffer, John Spear, Kalen L. Rasmussen and Patrick H. Thieringer.

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Fostering Students’ Intercultural Competence

Shakil Rabbi describes how an innovative class helped diverse students from various countries and backgrounds navigate cultural differences.

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Using Montessori Tactics in College Classes

Jaime Warburton details six key tenets that can provide many educational benefits.