Guest post by Seth S. LeJacq, Lecturing Fellow of Duke’s Thompson Writing Program.  In Spring 2018, LeJacq received funding from Duke Learning Innovation for a student-curated exhibit in Perkins Library, produced in cooperation with the …

I teach an advanced level course in photochemistry, primarily designed for students whose research involves physical chemistry. The concepts are abstract and difficult, despite the importance for understanding the many light-related phenomena in modern chemistry research and in technologies that impact society.

Duke Learning Innovation recently welcomed a group of faculty to the Course Design Institute (CDI), a 3-day program consisting of interactive seminars, discussions, and presentations, where faculty learned and applied a best-practice approach to designing …

Guest Post by Dr. David Beratan, R.J. Reynolds Professor of Chemistry, and recipient of a Jump Start Grant from Learning Innovation. Teaching Biophysical Chemistry I have been learning how to teach Biophysical Chemistry (Chem 302) …

Dates: May 21 – 23, 2018 Deadline for Applications: Friday, March 9, 2018 Applicants notified: Monday, March 19, 2018 Applications are now open for the Course Design Institute (CDI). The purpose of the Institute is …

Professor Lisa Merschel received a CIT Jump-Start grant to purchase 15 Boomalang licenses for her intermediate Spanish class (Spanish 203) in Spring 2017. Merschel is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies. It’s …

This month marks the launch of a new website showcasing the history, culture, and stories of Spanish and French speakers in Durham. There are plans to add pages exploring additional language groups; look for Arabic …

Guest post by Rene Caputo, Fellow and ESL Specialist, TWP, and Denise Comer, Director of First-year Writing, TWP Duke’s incoming undergraduate class is comprised of around 10% international students. According to Dean Guttentag in “Duke Students: …

Led by Dr. Kyle Covington, over 60 Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students used iPads during a two-week clinical experience. Groups of three or four students were issued one iPad loaded with medical and research apps to …

Dr. Craig Roberts, the assistant director of education of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, teaches students about learning and memory, while experimenting with student learning using 2 and 3 dimensional learning materials. In one …