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Paying the Price – Book Club

Students increasingly struggle to cobble together the financial aid and support required to graduate from college. Join Denise Bartell, Jon Shelton, and Alisa Lamal for a frank discussion of the growing crisis, and possible solutions offered in Sara Goldrick-Rab’s award-winning book: … Continue reading

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Bandwidth Recovery

Join CATL and facilitators, Drs. Kate Burns and David Voelker, for a book discussion on Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization by Cia Verschelden. Feb. 26, MAC 201 10:00-11:30 Mar. 26, MAC … Continue reading

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“Are You Smart Enough?”

Leaders in this book discussion will take up Alexander Astin’s theory that “college’s obsession with smartness shortchanges students, which widens inequities.” This discussion will be held Nov. 17 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Vista Room (MAC Hall 301). … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Collaborative Learning

Collaborative learning occurs at many scales, from quick discussion prompts to semester-long projects. Talk through readings that explore the nuances of collaborative learning with your colleagues at this reading group. Together these two readings help us understand different types of … Continue reading

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Reading Group – Gamification

“Gamification” generally refers to the translation of game elements, mechanics, and dynamics for use in other areas—and often with the end goal of increasing engagement. When used in education, gamification takes on a unique form and raises an additional set … Continue reading

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