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Academic Integrity at UO

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The University of Oregon is home to a vibrant and diverse intellectual community. We are committed to introducing students to the work of cutting-edge scholars, researchers, and practitioners as well as to respecting students as scholars, researchers, and practitioners.  Creating a strong…

Inclusion & Class Climate

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Inclusive Teaching is one of four fundamental pillars of teaching quality at UO. It engages and values every student and attends to the social and emotional climate of the class. Inclusion is enacted through particular choices faculty make in their presentation of self and content, and through…

Powerful Endings and Reflection

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A powerful way to end a course is to provide students an opportunity to reflect on the knowledge they’ve gained, the skills they’ve developed, and the learning processes they have experienced, including a possible transformation in how they understand the world or perceive themselves as learners or…

'Welcome Modules': Opening the Door to Your Canvas Course

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A Welcome Module is a “place” in your Canvas course where you orient students to the course: its academic content, how it is organized, and the technology you will use. It is also helpful to provide students with guidance on strategies they can use to succeed in the course. Finally, you can use the…

Remote Active Learning and Scheduling Live Class Time

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Active learning is about structuring courses to get all students to do the hard work of learning. Designing structured opportunities for all students to recall, reflect, synthesize ideas, ask questions, or self-assess their learning can improve student learning. While these strategies are effective…

Providing a Clear Path Through Your Course

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As you plan your course, consider how you will structure your Canvas site to make clear to your students where to find and access the materials and platforms you will be using. Students have reported difficulty orienting to the variety of different platforms, external resources, and…