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Practical Steps that Create Equity & Inclusion in Your Course: Step One

BACKGROUND: USM President Glenn Cummings has listed equity as one of USM’s main values. In addition, equity plays a large part in priority number three of USM’s newly-minted five-year plan. For Academic Year 2020-21, CTEL will highlight one practical step…
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Honing your learning objectives, part 2

In Part 2 of our blog series on learning objectives, we embrace the hard truths we learned during our previous efforts and discover how drastically a change to learning objectives can ripple through the rest of a course, requiring us to change more than just the objectives. The upside is students receive a truly challenging and engaging learning experience that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.