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Trans* Inclusion in the Classroom: Addressing Students’ Preferred Pronouns

In April 2017, the Duke Graduate School, Duke’s Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, and the Duke Center for Instructional Technology (now Learning Innovation) co-sponsored a workshop on Transgender Inclusion in the Classroom.  The workshop offered …

In April 2017, the Duke Graduate School, Duke’s Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, and the Duke Center for Instructional Technology (now Learning Innovation) co-sponsored a workshop on Transgender Inclusion in the Classroom.  The workshop offered …

Duke has a new organization to support innovative teaching and learning: Duke Learning Innovation. Learning Innovation combines two previously existing groups, the Center for Instructional Technology (CIT) and Online Duke, and adds a new lab …

Learning Innovation invited instructors new to teaching at Duke to hear from experienced faculty as they shared their teaching tips, ideas and lessons learned. “What I Wish I Had Known About Teaching (at Duke)” included …

Are you looking for a way to increase classroom interaction and student engagement? Do you hope to implement high impact practices into your course or program curriculum? Do you want to explore active learning across academic …

A guest blog post from Professor Elvira Vilches in Romance Studies Cacao is the purest form of chocolate you can consume. Cacao comes from Maya, but the cacao fruit tree, Theobroma cacao, did not receive …

In a day-to-day class, it can be difficult to think of new ways to get students out of their “comfort zone” to look at course topics or a discipline with new perspectives. The New York …

On October 2, James DeVaney, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Innovation  at the University of Michigan, kicked off Duke NextEd Festival with a talk entitled “Academic Innovation and the Compassionate Public Square.” DeVaney has shared …

During the summer and fall of 2017, the Center for Instructional Technology led the Active Learning Faculty Fellowship.  Thirteen faculty from a variety of disciplines shared experiences and learned about using active learning techniques in their classrooms. In this …

Matthew Rascoff is Duke’s Associate Vice Provost for Digital Education and Innovation. Rascoff began in his role at Duke in January 2017. He was previously Vice President and founder of the Office of Learning Technology …

CIT has recently purchased a campus subscription to the “The Teaching Professor Newsletter,” a monthly electronic publication for faculty and other instructors. The newsletter is long-running and well-received, and includes concise articles written by faculty …