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Love What You Teach!

– Helen Hampikian I love microbiology. Like really, REALLY love it. There are few things more exciting to me than learning about some hideous new infectious disease that’s going to take over the world or some quirky little virus that … Continue reading

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Our Students, Their Phones

– Melissa K. Downes and Jeanne M. Slattery We’re at that point of the term where we’re just trying to get successfully to the finish line: happy to see some of our students finishing strong, worried about others who have … Continue reading

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Show Me the Numbers: Grades and Study Time

– Melissa K. Downes and Jeanne M. Slattery What are we thinking about this week? We leave you with two figures summarizing national data that, frankly, appall us. The next time that someone says to us that we are making … Continue reading

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Why I Create Pretty Course Sites (It’s Not What You Think)

— Jeanne M. Slattery I spend a fair amount of time and thought on my course sites. My course sites are, as a result, “purty,” but I don’t create attractive course sites just to create attractive course sites. There’s method … Continue reading

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Connecting with Your Online Students

– Darla Ausel As many of you already know, connecting to students in an online class environment is much different than in the face-to-face classroom. However, the importance of this connection is highly valued by students and outside reviewers, and … Continue reading

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