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February 01, 2016

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Using Collaborative Learning Experiences to Support Student Success

December 11, 2015 This post is contributed by Dr. Ellen McShane, Director of Academic Success Programs at UVM. Author George D. Kuh (2008) has identified collaborative learning experiences as a “high-impact practice” that allows students to succeed in college. Collaborative learning experiences can include study groups in courses, team-based course assignments, peer tutoring, and cooperative learning projects that […] Read more »

De-Stressing Students

December 07, 2015 As we all know, the end of the semester is a stressful time for both faculty and students. While we can’t eliminate most of the causes of stress, we can mitigate stress’ negative effects on our physical and emotional states by taking care of ourselves. Informing our students about resources to help deal with stress can go a […] Read more »

Digital Humanities at UVM This Week

November 02, 2015 Digital humanities, the intersection of computing and the disciplines of the humanities, has continued to develop as a dynamic field. This week, on November 4th and 5th, there will be several events that bring practitioners of digital humanities to UVM. Wednesday, Nov. 4th 7:00 pm Billings North Lounge Leading off is the Burack Lecture Series […] Read more »



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