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Spotlight:  Helping Students Re-engage

Pandemic disruptions have caused many students’ engagement muscles to atrophy. This year students may need a bit of “PT” – not physical therapy, but pedagogical therapy to help them rebuild those muscles. Explore strategies to help students reconnect and re-engage in the classroom.


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Engaging students

Read about student-centered active learning approaches to instruction.

Upcoming Workshops

Jan 12 | Reflection & Practice Series – Improvising the World

Join UW Bothell professor, Ching-In Chen, as they explore how to use improvisation and speculation to help students re-imagine today’s challenges and become engaged leaders.

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Jan 20 | Introduction to Open Pedagogy

Join colleagues in an interactive exploration of the benefits, challenges, and transformative potential of open pedagogy assignments.

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2022 Teaching Awards recipients

Congratulations to this year’s Teaching Award recipients: Samuel Jaffee, Marcus J. Johnson, Ines Jurcevic, Adam Leaché, Mikelle Nuwer, and Kristin Privitera-Johnson. We are honored to have such wonderful instructors among us!

Helping Students Re-engage

Pandemic disruptions have caused many students’ engagement muscles to atrophy. This year students may need a bit of “PT” – not physical therapy, but pedagogical therapy to help them rebuild those muscles. Explore Strategies to help them re-engage in the classroom.

Accessible Teaching Strategies

Help students succeed in your course with these accessible teaching strategies.