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Making Academic Integrity Approachable

Looking for a fun way to discuss academic integrity? Luckily you’re not the only one! Academic integrity – including effective citation techniques and plagiarism – can be a difficult topic to present in an interesting and approachable way. Thankfully, interactive … Continue reading

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LINC Teaching Tip: January 2013 – The Cephalonian Method

Looking for ways to get students more involved and engaged in your instruction sessions? Tip: Try the Cephalonian Method: encourage participation by giving students cards with prepared questions, and calling out to the class for certain questions throughout the session. … Continue reading

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LINC Teaching Tip: April 2012 – How to Keep Students Thinking, Part 3/3

Questions Questions Questions!! Here are some tips on ways to use questions during your sessions: Ask questions throughout the session, so it becomes more of a conversation.  Asking them to raise their hands is easier than asking them to speak. … Continue reading

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LINC Teaching Tip: March 2012 – How to Keep Students Thinking, Part 2/3

Give students a chance to absorb major points that you want to make. Tip: Pause in the lecture after making a major point. Show students a multiple-choice question based on the material you have been talking about. Ask students to … Continue reading

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LINC Teaching Tip: February 2012 – How to Keep Students Thinking, Part 1/3

When students engage actively with material, they generally understand it better and remember it longer. Tip: When a student asks a question, instead of answering it yourself, ask for an answer from other members of the class. Example: Student 1: … Continue reading

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