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Mar
31
2020
Earlier today, the City of Waco and McLennan County announced an extension of their Shelter in Place orders through April 21. The City and County will continue to reevaluate the order for possible extension beyond the current date.
Jul
1
2019
The Tomorrow's Professor newsletter tackles factors that impact student motivation to learn.
Jun
24
2019
Most every college teacher has experienced that anxiety-producing moment when a promising class discussion fizzles out.
May
22
2019
It’s official: The academic year has come to a close. Finals grades are in, seniors have walked the stage — and Baylor’s professors of the year have been named. The Collins Outstanding Professor Award, which is voted on by the outgoing senior class, awards the recipient a $10,000 cash prize. Past Collins professors include Rachel …
May
6
2019
ATL Assistant Director Dr. Christopher Richmann reports and reflects upon the Cherry Award Summit on Great Teaching, a collaboration between the ATL and the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.
Apr
10
2019
Friend of the ATL Dr. Karenna Malavanti (Psychology & Neuroscience) sent us this helpful piece she spotted at the Chronicle of Higher Education. The lecture has fallen on hard times and has received (valid) criticism, but it isn't dead - nor should it be.
Mar
26
2019
Congratulations to a good friend of the ATL on his recent recognition from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Sic'em, Dr. Yoo!
Jan
3
2019
Tomorrow's Professor shares the full text of this timely paper from the Occasional Paper team at the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan, authored by Karishma Collette, Sara Armstrong, and Christine Simonian Bean.
Dec
20
2018
Online Teaching and Learning Services (OTLS), a unit of Library and Academic Technology Services (LATS), has released their Spring 2019 calendar of workshops and webinars for Baylor faculty. All OTLS events are cross-listed in the ATL events calendar for your convenience. Click for more information.
Oct
8
2018
It is practically cliche that instructors report the goal to develop "critical thinking" in students. This article from College Teaching 53 (2005) approaches that aim with the aid of cognitive science theory and research. Lesson one? Critical thinking isn't easy, it's hard.
Jul
19
2018
Online Teaching and Learning Services (OTLS), a unit of Library and Academic Technology Services (LATS), has released their Fall 2018 calendar of workshops and webinars for Baylor faculty. All OTLS events are cross-listed in the ATL events calendar for your convenience. Click for more information and registration.
Jul
10
2018
"[W]hen it comes to closing the shameful gaps in college student success, we need to place pedagogy at the center of our efforts." -Kevin Gannon writing for The Chronicle of Higher Education
Jun
12
2018
Key points and factors from the review paper "Conditions
Under Which Assessment Supports Student Learning," by G. Gibbs and C. Simpson (2004).
May
28
2018
Eleven faculty members have been recognized as Outstanding Faculty in the areas of teaching, scholarship and contributions to the academic community for the 2017-2018 academic year.
May
22
2018
WACO, Texas (May 22, 2018) – Three Baylor University professors in theology, history and educational leadership have been selected as the 2018 Baylor Centennial Professors by the Centennial Faculty Development Review Committee.
May
11
2018
The ATL celebrates Dr. Marie Hastings-Tolsma, professor in the Louise Herrington School of Nursing, receiving the Excellence in Teaching Award from the American College of Nurse-Midwives for outstanding teaching in nurse-midwifery.
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