Let’s Talk Teaching: Let It Go!

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You don’t have to teach the way you were taught. Embrace a new kind of freedom in your teaching, perhaps best summed up by that popular Disney song.

We Are Metcalf focused on learner qualities

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Since August 2015, we have invested in teaching our students the seven learner qualities: I Wonder, I Think, I am Self Aware, I Reflect, I Question, I Have Grit, and I Connect.

Let’s Talk Teaching: Good Practice In Undergraduate Education

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Energize your teaching plans for the coming semester with these select episodes of CTLT’s podcast for Illinois State faculty. Each short episode dives deeply into one of seven principles shown to enhance student learning and make for a successful classroom (or online) experience.

October & November Redbirds on the rise

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Each month we recognize a few of the many amazing students and alumni who have been impacted by our donors’ generosity. Meet five students and one alum who have benefited from your support.

School of Communication Faculty scholarship rundown

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During this calendar year of 2018, School of Communication faculty have been active in contributing knowledge to the communication field and in their areas of specialty. Here is a rundown of publications and public contributions that many of our faculty have made this year.