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CAT Guest Facilitator, Paul T. Corrigan: Facilitating Challenging Student Conversations in and after COVID, April 1, 4-5pm

Corrigan Talk Postcard

Link to the archived recording of this event

We are pleased to be hosting a virtual workshop with Dr. Paul T. Corrigan from the University of Tampa next Thursday, April 1 from 4-5pm.

We hope you ...

Join Us for Faculty Tea, Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 on 3/23, 4/6, 4/20 & 5/4

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The CAT is intentionally limited programming again this semester because we recognize you are all extremely busy. BUT we have also heard some colleagues are missing the community they find by ...

Trauma-Informed Pedagogy

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Maybe you have already experienced this in your classroom; students are exhausted, struggling personally or academically, while others aren’t responding altogether. It is no surprise that the ...

Shared Spaces: Whiteboarding In Online Courses

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*this post is co-authored with Amy Archambault, Instructional Designer in the Office of Online Education, and Lynne Yengulalp, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Mathematics and ...

Strategies for Accommodating Students: Spring 2021 Update

The gatehouse at the Reynolda Road entrance to Wake Forest shows the current Operating Status Orange level as cars enter, on the campus of Wake Forest University, Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

*Note this is an updated version of our previous blog post from October 26, 2020. The information here discusses what we learned from our Fall survey of students and faculty and also new ...

Learning Activities in Blended and Online Courses

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In real estate, the mantra is location, location, location. Location is central to property value. At Wake Forest, the mantra for teaching might be connection, connection, connection. Connection ...

Online and Blended Assessment Strategies

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In the Center for the Advancement of Teaching Fall 2020 surveys, we asked Reynolda Campus faculty about the strategies they adopted to assess student learning and whether they perceived those ...

The Workload Dilemma

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This is a somewhat odd sentence to write, but I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about time. When I first transitioned from a traditional faculty position to an administrative position at a ...

Fall 2020 Teaching & Learning Surveys: A Series

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In mid-December, the Center for the Advancement of Teaching fielded two large surveys of all students and faculty on the Reynolda Campus. Both groups were eager to share their experiences. We ...

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 ...

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