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29 August 2022

Take 5… Earth science information, by state

Preparations for teaching involve pulling together datasets, visualizations, and information that is geographically centered. For those looking for information relating to the geographic location (or U.S. state) for your campus, students may be interested in exploring these resources.

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4 June 2021

Take 5… grading for equity

The book “Grading for Equity” shares three pillars for equitable grading – accuracy, bias-resistant, and motivational. But we also need to make sure our classroom practices and assessments are also designed through an equitable lens.

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6 April 2021

Take 5… open educational resources

Making resources freely available to students has its benefits – but there are also costs. Are the technologies used for these OERs accessible on mobile devices and/or require high-speed access, special browser plug-ins, etc.? Are faculty compensated for preparing the OER, for maintaining/updating the OER? How are current events and societal challenges making it into OER – or are they? The research shows there are clear benefits to students using OER and not having to purchase textbooks – but let’s look at the entire OER system to make sure it is accessible, fair, and sustainable for not only students but faculty as well.

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18 November 2018

Take 5… Science video collections showcasing content, exploration, and advocacy

Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five video collections to view some unique series that communicate Earth and space science

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27 December 2016

Take 5… articles on college lectures

Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five articles to read the latest postings on college lectures – and reflect upon whether being a “sage on the stage” is what works best for your students

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25 November 2015

Take 5… blogs on teaching & learning

Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five blogs to read some current thoughts on teaching and learning in higher education

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22 October 2015

Take 5… articles on listening

Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five articles to read some current thoughts on listening (especially among students)

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21 September 2015

Take 5… articles on higher education and science courses

Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five articles to read the latest postings on taking science courses and the value of higher education.

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