Inspiration for Teaching

Are you looking for ways to reinvigorate your teaching and professional development? These short essays offer solutions, ideas, and guides to enhancing your practice. They are written by faculty like you, who are passionate about their area of interest and want to inspire other teachers. If you would like to contribute to these pages, please email the CTL.


Help Your Students Become Great Learners

Have you heard students say “I feel like I understand the material” even when they did poorly on a test? Or, “I studied for hours” but their grades don’t reflect that work? There are ways to help!

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8 Essential Tips for Retention

Are you looking for ways to help your students become engaged and happier in your classroom, and stick with it? Here are proven ideas that get you started at the syllabus from Business Professor Ayo Arogundade.


Ideas for Teaching Remotely

If you are teaching synchronously online, or using a mixed modality, then you have probably tried something new in the last few months. Here are resources that faculty across campus have found useful and shared.

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Expectations for Students

During Fall 2020, you probably did your best to be flexible to meet your students needs. However, you may have found that the choices students made did not always help them succeed. Here is some guidance for finding a happy medium: for being compassionate, growth-minded, encouraging, and also setting the bar high for students so they can reach and grow.

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