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History

The case study for Middlebury College's January 2003 participation in the Wharton/IRHE Program on Leadership in Higher Education helps articulate a mission for the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research; to integrate a portion of the programs central to teaching and learning at Middlebury and to house them in the new library:

History

The case study for Middlebury College's January 2003 participation in the Wharton/IRHE Program on Leadership in Higher Education helps articulate a mission for the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research; to integrate a portion of the programs central to teaching and learning at Middlebury and to house them in the new library:

History

The case study for Middlebury College's January 2003 participation in the Wharton/IRHE Program on Leadership in Higher Education helps articulate a mission for the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research; to integrate a portion of the programs central to teaching and learning at Middlebury and to house them in the new library:

Class of 2013

PRESENTATION OF THE

PAUL WARD ’25 PRIZE IN WRITING

For the Class of 2013

OCTOBER 8, 2010

4:30 PM

Davis Family Library, Harmon Reading Area

Using Technology in Education - A Parody

This parody of 'The Office" highlights some of the challenges of teaching with technology. From The Chronicle of Higher Education Feb. 10, 2010, it was produced by students at the University of Denver.

Using Technology in Education

 

 

 

To learn more about the program, contact:


Genie Giaimo,  Writing Center Director, who directs the Peer Writing Tutor and Writing and Academic Mentor Program at Middlebury College. 

Avery Lopez Head Peer Writing Tutor, approves time, runs evening makeup sessions and assists the Program Director.

Simone Edgar Holmes, Head Mentor, manages and guides the Writing and Academic Mentors attached to First-Year Seminars. She helps run  makeup sessions and assists the Program Director.

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

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Group Work

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Increasingly, students are asked to undertake assignments and projects in small groups. Research tends to indicate that students working in small groups have better learning outcomes both in quantity of information learned and retention.

Mental Models

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Technologies Supporting and Enhancing Models:

 

 

Useful Resources:

 

Examples from the faculty:

Leading Discussion

Complementing lecturing is class discussion. One of the most attractive aspects of a residential liberal arts education is the opportunity to engage with classmates and faculty in small groups for challenging, stimulating and rewarding discussion.

This video from the Bok Center at Harvard introduces some of the recommended practices for conducting an effective conversation.

Lecturing

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Lecturing is the most  common and ubiquitous teaching strategy. While most instructors do not spend an entire class lecturing, it is an important component of many classes and is important to be done effectively.

Teaching Strategies and Complementary Tools

Every instructor has her/his own way of teaching. Often there is no single strategy rather a blend of different ones. Depending on the strategies that you use when teaching, certain technologies are worth considering. The sub-pages of this section describe a variety of teaching strategies and provide information on each.

The Library's Curricular Technology Team has been hard at work developing expanded information about many technological options.  Each teaching strategy page links to relevant information about specific technologies.

The Paul W. Ward '25 Memorial Prize

 

Ward Prize Certificate

 

 

The Paul W. Ward '25 Memorial Prize competition recognizes annually those first-year students who are judged by the faculty to have produced outstanding essays in writing classes during that academic year.

CTLR Statement on Tutoring Services

At CTLR, students enrich their learning in Middlebury classes by working with professional and peer tutors. We affirm that the expert and primary resource for each class is the faculty member, and we encourage students to take advantage of this expertise by seeking assistance during faculty office hours.

CTLR professional and peer tutors are the “outside of class” College-sanctioned authorized academic aid for Middlebury students.

History

The case study for Middlebury College's January 2003 participation in the Wharton/IRHE Program on Leadership in Higher Education helps articulate a mission for the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research; to integrate a portion of the programs central to teaching and learning at Middlebury and to house them in the new library:

Peer Tutoring and Mentoring

All peer tutors are Middlebury College students who assist Middlebury students in content areas, writing, oral presentation, time management, and study skills.

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