Teaching and Learning at Hamline University
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The subtle ways colleges discriminate against poor students, explained with a cartoon

The subtle ways colleges discriminate against poor students, explained with a cartoon | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
We stunt upward mobility and make college a finishing school for the affluent.
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Inclusion by Design: Tool Helps Faculty Examine Their Teaching Practices

Inclusion by Design: Tool Helps Faculty Examine Their Teaching Practices | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Are there barriers to inclusion lurking in your courses? Tool to help faculty examine their courses through a diversity lens starting with the syllabus.
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Faculty Focus highlighted and shared an "Inclusion by Design" toolkit to help faculty examine where there might be obstacles to inclusion in their course assignments, practices, and syllabi.
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Flyover: The myth of a 'bootstraps' America

Flyover: The myth of a 'bootstraps' America | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
The idea that hard work alone can help you climb the economic ladder is falling apart.
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Schools seek to help immigrants amid mixed signals on DACA | Minnesota Public Radio News

Schools seek to help immigrants amid mixed signals on DACA | Minnesota Public Radio News | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Minnesota's Online Source for News That Matters
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Sacrifices on the Altar of

Sacrifices on the Altar of | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Privileging correctness crowds out other meaningful parts of learning.
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Applying the Yardstick, Department by Department

Applying the Yardstick, Department by Department | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
An effort to measure academic units passes the test at Oklahoma State University.
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The Free-Speech Stronghold

The Free-Speech Stronghold | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Purdue University has won praise for embracing all expression. What risk does that posture bring in an era of violence?
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Cathy Davidson's Powerfully Argued and Beautifully Written ’The New Education’ | Technology and Learning

Cathy Davidson's Powerfully Argued and Beautifully Written ’The New Education’ | Technology and Learning | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
How might we invent the future of our colleges and universities?
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Why I Invited Students To Give Me The Finger This Semester

Why I Invited Students To Give Me The Finger This Semester | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
A pedagogical strategy for when students are sitting there like WHAT ARE YOU SAYING EVEN?!
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ReadMoreWriteMoreThinkMoreBeMore blog and Faculty Focus both offered reflections and strategies for encouraging students to grow their vocabulary and cultivate deeper reading skills. If you like these Scoops, check out the CTL Reading Roundtable and student reading workshop on October 5 (more information under Events and Workshops)!
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Opinion | U Can’t Talk to Ur Professor Like This

Opinion | U Can’t Talk to Ur Professor Like This | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Formal manners and titles aren’t elitist. They ensure respect for everyone.
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Creative Ways to Help Students Recover From Failure

Creative Ways to Help Students Recover From Failure | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
The risk of failure — that we might not "get it" — is the price we pay for the gift of new knowledge.
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A contributor to The Chronicle of HIgher Education reflected on the importance of failure to gaining new knowledge, and suggests creative ways to help students roll with and recover from failures in the classroom. 
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Moving Students Away From Their Phones | Just Visiting

Moving Students Away From Their Phones | Just Visiting | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
I stumbled on a technique that seems to help.
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Accreditor's rules about faculty members spark debate at Wayne State College and among philosophers

Accreditor's rules about faculty members spark debate at Wayne State College and among philosophers | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Accreditor’s new rules are forcing a professor who has taught philosophy for 50 years to stop doing so, because her Ph.D. is in English. Many object.
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Using stories to teach economics

Using stories to teach economics | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Marketplace® is your liaison between economics and life. Noted for timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business news across both audio and digital platforms, Marketplace programs are heard by more than 14 million weekly listeners. This makes the Marketplace portfolio the most widely heard business or economic programming in the country.
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NPR’s Marketplace featured an interview with the University of London-based director of Curriculum in Open-access Resources in Economics (CORE), a new free ebook that uses stories and real-life examples to teach core economic principles.
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A Method for Deep Reading

A Method for Deep Reading | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Many students struggle with college-level reading and writing assignments. The Gather, Sort, Shrink and Wrap method breaks things into manageable chunks.
Hamline CTL's insight:
ReadMoreWriteMoreThinkMoreBeMore blog and Faculty Focus both offered reflections and strategies for encouraging students to cultivate deeper reading skills. If you like these Scoops, check out the CTL Reading Roundtable and student reading workshop on October 5 (more information under Events and Workshops)!
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Move over millennials, here comes 'iGen' ... or maybe not

Move over millennials, here comes 'iGen' ... or maybe not | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
A new book worries that growing up with smartphones and the Internet has been harmful to a generation of kids. Critic Annalisa Quinn says intergenerational carping is a long, and unhelpful tradition.
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How to make every grade more like kindergarten | Minnesota Public Radio News

How to make every grade more like kindergarten | Minnesota Public Radio News | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Minnesota's Online Source for News That Matters
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Why We Hate Our Own Meetings

Why We Hate Our Own Meetings | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
A good portion of what ails academic meetings stems from factors within our control.
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How Generations X, Y, and Z May Change the Academic Workplace

How Generations X, Y, and Z  May Change the Academic Workplace | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Here are four ways in which the these generations differ from one another, and how administrators, faculty members, and students might bridge those gaps.
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The Chronicle of Higher Education explored how the habits and cultures of Generations X, Y, and Z might shape the future environment of higher education.
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An Update from the Far-Away Reference Desk | Library Babel Fish

An  Update from the Far-Away Reference Desk | Library Babel Fish | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
It's hard to learn when you can't go to a library, use the internet, and rely on volunteer teachers. But motivated people can do it, even when incarcerated.
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Overcoming the obstacles to curricular coherence (essay)

Overcoming the obstacles to curricular coherence (essay) | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Proliferating course offerings can overwhelm and confuse students and make a college education seem like a box-checking exercise rather than a cohesive and comprehensive intellectual endeavor, argues Loni Bordoloi Pazich.
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How Google Took Over the Classroom

How Google Took Over the Classroom | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
The tech giant is transforming public education with low-cost laptops and free apps. But schools may be giving Google more than they are getting.
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A Worrisome Harbinger of Changes in Copyright Law

A Worrisome Harbinger of Changes in Copyright Law | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Bills pending in Congress do not bode well for the rights and interests of the academic community.
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Report finds growth but volatility in online education market

Report finds growth but volatility in online education market | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Online enrollment continues to grow as the total number of students in college shrinks. The growth is particularly strong at private nonprofit colleges, report finds.
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Education research denialism in university STEM faculty

Education research denialism in university STEM faculty | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Why do (many) science professors fail to accept the results of education research?
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