Are you an instructor looking for teaching strategies to create an engaging learning experience for your students?  Lok Chan, Bass online apprentice with the Center for Instructional Technology (CIT) explored ways to make online discussions …

Most of us have heard that we should not use slides that contain long bullet points of text, but what does a good slide look like?  Research on this topic has found that students learn better when …

“I ask students to post a photograph of themselves and record their commentary over that image (a common practice in digital presentations of oral histories).” Ashley Rose Young, Ph.D. Candidate in History, affiliated with the …

“For intermediate Hindi students, I use VoiceThread to tell a story. I show students a picture and one person starts the story and then they take turns adding events to create a full story. This is a very good way to practice speaking.” Kusum Knapczyk, Ph.D

“The goal of the project is to create a “one stop” Sakai site that allows students to both engage in self-paced research skills training, and to share the results of this training with others in their class in a media-rich way online.” – Adela Deanova

Dr. Sara LeGrand’s first assignment for her Duke Kunshan students in her course, Social Determinants of Health: China and the World was to introduce themselves in order to build a learning community in her classroom. …

At the CIT’s annual Instructional Technology Showcase last week, I led a session called “5 Active Learning Techniques in 45 Minutes”.  While we have taught Duke faculty active learning techniques in longer workshop and Fellows sessions, …