Adapting to Change, Loss, and Possibilities: Raucous Laughter, Anguished Sobs, and Outrage

Effectively transformative humor, at its best, evokes a strong mixture of raucous laughter, anguished sobs of grief, and overwhelming outrage—something that has been on abundant […]

Instructors, Be Careful About Joking Around: Science Students Find Topics About Own Identity Offensive

Imagine students sitting in a college classroom where attendance is required. The instructor is describing how the body works to maintain homeostasis and then the […]

Adapting to Change, Loss, and Possibilities: Our Communities Are Smiling

There’s no denying the tragedy that is all around us during the current coronavirus pandemic, as I have noted in earlier sets of reflections in […]

Back in My Day…

I had to walk to school, in the snow, up hill, both ways! My generation is somewhat humorously known for expressing how hard life was […]

11 Instructional Design Truths According to Cat .gifs

Reposing October 29, 2019 in honor of National Cat Day By Edmond Manning, Senior Instructional Strategist If the Internet has taught us anything over the last twenty-five […]

Increase Office Hour Attendance

Are you finding that you're repeatedly asking your students to attend office hours, but still see low attendance? You are not alone. Office hours are […]

April Fool’s Day Resources: Part V

April Fool’s Day is probably one of those classroom holidays you can’t escape—no matter how hard you try. So why not embrace it and teach […]

Should science instructors try to be funny? Yes, depending on what they joke about!

Today's blog is written by Sara Brownell, PhD, Associate ProfessorSchool of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. We all know the reputation of science instructors […]

Curious David Redux: Something Old… Something New …

Today is “Celebrate Carroll” day. For me it is a a day of reflection. I’m sitting in my Humphrey Art Center office awaiting any students […]

What REALLY Occurs in My Statistics Lab!

               

April Fool’s Day Resources: Part IV

April Fool’s Day is probably one of those classroom holidays you can’t escape—no matter how hard you try. So why not embrace it and teach […]

34+ Nonsense Apps, Web Tools and Resources to Wake Up the Brain Cells!

Students can get restless about this time of year. Summer vacation is near and so is April Fool’s Day and Easter. Many students also are […]

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