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    Using Video to Enhance Student Learning

    Posted on March 23, 2018 by in News, Teaching & Learning

    Author: Jennifer Ellis, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College As a nurse educator, I am frequently challenged to find just the right resources to supplement student learning. Teaching technical skills often requires supplementing text books with classroom demonstration, but these face-to-face sessions only go so far in supporting student learning. Student need the opportunity to […]

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  • Welcome to the ISETL Teaching and Learning Blog!

    Posted on December 29, 2017 by in News, Teaching & Learning

    Author: Kisha Tracy This is a new initiative designed to highlight the innovative teaching and learning work of our members and especially those who present at our annual conference. At least once a month, there will be a post written by individuals or groups from a variety of institutions, disciplines, and perspectives. Some will be work […]

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  • Conference program is available – register now!

    Posted on August 25, 2016 by in News

    We are excited about the program we have put together for our conference in Salt Lake City this year. The program can be downloaded here. Register soon to take advantage of the early bird rates!

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  • ISETL Conference Graduate Student Grants available

    Posted on July 20, 2016 by in News

    Purpose The purposes of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning are to encourage the study of instruction and principles of learning in order to implement practical, effective methods of teaching and learning; promote the application, development, and evaluation of such methods; and foster the scholarship of teaching and learning among practicing post-secondary educators. […]

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  • Groundhog Day

    Posted on February 17, 2016 by in News, Teaching & Learning

    Do you ever feel like you’re teaching in the movie Groundhog Day? Where the same thing happens every semester? I’m feeling a bit of that right now. It’s first-exam Groundhog Day in accounting. We worked through the foundational material and students completed the first test last week. Each term I try different strategies to make […]

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    Want a wedge or just a slice?

    Posted on January 19, 2016 by in News

    In Minds Online, Michelle Miller writes about the “third shift” problem in online learning. The first and second priorities are work and family, in either order. Schoolwork is the third shift. It’s often relegated to the night or whenever the first two “shifts” are completed. It means school work is getting done when the student […]

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    Student Disinterest: Who’s Responsible?

    Posted on December 2, 2015 by in News, Teaching & Learning

    Sara Briggs wrote a piece (2/7/15) for InformED titled: 12 Myths About Student Engagement. [Find it here: ] The article does a nice job of providing background on engagement and identifying common myths about student interest: If no one responds to your questions, no one is interested. If their performance suffers, they aren’t interested. […]

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  • We would love your input!

    Posted on November 30, 2015 by in News

    If you haven’t yet completed our quick, four question survey, we would love your input as we continue to improve the ISETL conference experience.

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  • We want to hear from you!

    Posted on November 18, 2015 by in News

    If our email didn’t reach your inbox today, please access a copy of it here so you can take our quick four question survey to provide us with feedback as we begin planning ISETL 2016!     ISETL news and survey  

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    Setting the Table for Learning

    Posted on November 12, 2015 by in News, Teaching & Learning

    I recently read an article describing a shift in restaurant reservation policy. There’s a trend toward asking for a credit card when taking a reservation in urban, upscale establishments. (In case you’re interested, here’s the story: I haven’t experienced this. As I’m on the phone, or making the arrangements online I envision a romantic […]

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