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Best Practices

Each month, the Learning & Teaching Office spotlights a timely topic in education in our Best Practices newsletter.

Current Issue

Best Practices: First Day of Class

Never underestimate the importance of the first class! The “way you engage students on the first day sends powerful messages about the level of involvement and interaction you expect from students... it is a great chance to stimulate interest about the course and to activate relevant prior knowledge students may have about the material” (CMU).

Read more in PDF fileThe First Day of Class

Past Topics

Access an archive of all our past issues of Best Practices organized by topic below.

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Michelle Schwartz
Educational Developer
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