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Staged Assignments & Long-Ass Prompts

After years of trying to convince students it was in their best interest to start their research papers early, Zachary Nowak simply required them to.

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Put Your Teaching Evaluations in a Jar

You can just ignore them, or you can take some positive steps to ensure that they will push you forward in your teaching, writes Constanza Bartholomae.

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Preparing for Weather Disasters

Matthea Marquart, Katherine Segal and Kelly Smith highlight questions faculty and administrators should consider to protect students and classes in extreme situations.

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We Are the Targets

Tamara Schwartz outlines how instructors can combat the information warfare that pervades society by teaching students information and disinformation literacy skills.

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Partnering to Train Ph.D.s to Teach

Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria and Nicholas Papas describe the powerful synergy that can occur between scholarship-oriented students at universities and community college faculty with practical teaching experience.

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You Can’t Tell a Quilt by Its Cover

Laura Skandera Trombley reflects on the artful stitching together of a first-semester first-year seminar.

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Credit Where Credit Is Due

David Galef explores the true motives of students asking for extra credit and the results of instructors giving it.

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The Trouble With AI Writing Detection

Elizabeth Steere recommends instructors be aware of the messages students are receiving and the types of tools they are using to rephrase AI-generated text.