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October 29, 2014

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October Digest
From the CTL Blog

Last Call for Applications – Hybrid Course Initiative

October 29, 2014   Applications are now being accepted for the UVM Hybrid Course Initiative program (phase 3)  through Monday, November 3rd at 5pm! Read more about teaching hybrid courses, about the initiative, and the benefits in applying to teach one of these courses.     Read more »

Exploring Contemplative Practices in Higher Education

October 09, 2014   This fall, the CTL sponsored a book group exploring contemplative teaching/learning methods. The book, Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Powerful Methods to Transform Teaching and Learning (Barbezat and Bush, 2013), describes a pedagogy that is based on long-established meditative practices and cites research indicating its effectiveness. The authors explore contemplative teaching practices’ potential to: Deepen […]   Read more »

UVM Sustainability Faculty Fellows – Call for Applications

September 11, 2014   The UVM Sustainability Fellows Program invites applications for its sixth year! “This program seeks faculty who are committed to integrating interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability into the UVM curriculum. We seek to develop a learning community – a multidisciplinary cohort engaged in a year-long exploration of sustainability, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and collaboration.” » […]   Read more »



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