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As the term starts, and as I'm trying more #activelearning strategies in my classes, I keep finding things that are not very inclusive, some of which I had never thought of in the past. I'm looking for thoughts from #ChemTwitter on these. A thread: 1/
First, I often use colored markers on the white board, especially when I need to highlight something. But what about students who are color blind? Are there ways to see from their perspectives what my writing looks like? 2/
Second, think-pair-share or in-class discussion: I have a student in my class who is hard-of-hearing, and it can be difficult sometimes for them to talk to their partners. I have ASL interpreters, but in a crowded classroom like gen chem, it's not always possible for them to 2/
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Let’s talk about #lectures in HigherEducation
.@LangOnCourse alerts us to: When should we lecture in class? Excellent examples and analysis of the (positive) role of the lecture from @dgooblar #learning #lecture
.@mariosbham comments on "#Lectures: a much-maligned format which can be truly inspirational" #HigherEducation…
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Looking forward to full day of #ProfDev @IUPUI. #TheBigWahooie For Those Who Teach is all about #ActiveLearning and engaging students. This BIG event is in place of spring retreats we often have for various programs related to student success. I’ll keep you posted all day long!
Did I mention that @robiupui is one of the organizers? That guarantees it will be an awesome day!
#SuperAdvocate @katethedwall is in the house!

“We love our careers. The results are amazing!”

Combination event in support of the Institute for Engaged Learning. That’s why it’s #TheBigWahooie!
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