Like the 60s western of the same name, this “Magnificent Seven” is a classic. In this week’s episode of Let’s Talk Teaching, Claire and Jim discuss the Seven Principles of for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education. Nearly 30 years after its original publication, this short essay continues to be one of the best foundations for any college-level teaching experience. Whether you’re a new face to teaching or a grizzled veteran of the classroom, Chickering & Gamson’s work is a must-read (or re-read) for any university instructor.

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