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Thoughts on Supporting Students During the 2020 Post-Election Moment

Wake Forest students gather and march to an early voting site across the street from campus on Thursday, October 15, 2020. The Demon Deacon mascot joins the march.

Today’s post is a guest post by Michele Gillespie and the Associate Deans of the College

It’s been a rough year, to say the least. The upcoming election—just a few days away ...

Strategies for Accommodating Students in Quarantine

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We’re getting very close to the Thanksgiving break where you are prepared to teach remotely for the duration of the semester. However, many of you teaching in-person classes may be ...

Join Us for a Midterm Check In & Happy Hour, 10/21, 3:30-4:30

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Can you believe it’s mid-October already?? We intentionally limited programming this semester because we recognize you are all extremely busy. BUT we miss you and wanted to create a space for ...

Collecting Feedback from Students

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Research suggests that collecting regular feedback from students is one of the most important tools we have in our toolkit to improve student learning in our classrooms [1,2]. This feedback is ...

Leveraging Text-to-Speech and Screen Reading Tools

This post is co-authored by Anita McCauley in the Center for the Advancement of Teaching; Eudora Struble and Jonathan Milam in Information System’s Office of Technology Accessibility; and Amy ...

Teaching in a Physically Distanced Classroom

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There’s understandably been a lot of discussion about teaching in an online setting since the pandemic forced us all online in March. But the physical classroom will also be quite different ...

Mask Recommendations and Tips for Teaching in a Mask

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Wake Forest School of Law professor Brenda Gibson teaches new first year students in her Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research class.


Many of you are heading back into the classroom next week ...

This Week in Faculty Support for Fall 2020 Teaching

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The Faculty Commons team, along with our partners, have a wide set of programs this summer to help you prepare for teaching during a pandemic. We are summarizing upcoming events once a week ...

Digital Pedagogy Ideas from The Once and Future Classroom

Carrie Johnston, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Gale Sigal, Department of English

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The Once and Future Classroom is an online, peer-reviewed journal published by the Teaching Association for Medieval ...

Who Owns Course Materials: Courses & Copyright Conundrums

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“Do I own my course materials? Does the university? Who owns my course materials?!”

I get questions about course materials ownership somewhat often, and more so now that we are preparing to ...

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