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STUDENT TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS’ ADDRESS Free tickets available to students Wednesday, Oct. 21, in person at the Kingsbury Hall ticket office (tickets open to the general public on Oct. 28). Tickets to attend U.S. Rep. John Lewis’ campus presentation will be available to students at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, […]

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CALL FOR DIRECTOR APPLICATIONS: TAFT NICHOLSON CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES EDUCATION The College of Humanities at the University of Utah seeks a tenured professor to serve a three-year term as director for the Taft-Nicholson Center for Environmental Humanities. Located on 16 acres in Montana’s Centennial Valley, the Taft-Nicholson Center is a University of Utah satellite […]

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Teaching Resources

HOW TO FOSTER CRITICAL THINKING, STUDENT ENGAGEMENT IN ONLINE DISCUSSIONS By Rob Kelly Threaded discussions can provide excellent opportunities for students to engage in critical thinking. But critical thinking isn’t an automatic feature of these discussions. It needs to be nurtured through clear expectations, carefully crafted questions, timely and useful feedback and creative facilitation. In […]

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