Listen: Critical Reading is a Foundational College Skill

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Critical reading is a central, foundational college skill, essential to all courses. In this interview with Nathan Loewen, Catherine Roach talks about teaching critical reading and how she pushes students to “ruminate” and become better readers and thinkers. Some of the questions asked: In what classes do you emphasize this skill? How do you explain critical […]

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Listen: Favorite Active Learning Strategies

In this interview with Nathan Loewen, Margaret Peacock talks about her favorite active learning strategies, including a creative project and a collaborative reading exercise. A few of the questions asked: What are your favorite teaching strategies? How do you make the learning stick? About the Speaker Margaret Peacock is an associate professor of history, Leadership Board Faculty Fellow, […]

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Listen: Strong Discussions Start with Strong Questions

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Listen to Nathan Loewen and Margaret Peacock discuss the Socratic method and what it takes to foster productive class discussions. About the Speaker Margaret Peacock is an associate professor of history, Leadership Board Faculty Fellow, and the Tuscaloosa-area coordinator the the organization College Admissions Made Possible (CAMP). She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the Cold War and […]

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