Center for Teaching and Learning at University of Massachusetts Amherst

Center for Teaching and Learning at UMass Amherst


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Featured Programs & Resources

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Strategies for addressing AI tool use in your courses and considerations you should make if encouraging students to use such tools.

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Strategies for helping students make more positive decisions about class attendance by discussing how attendance supports their learning, supplying guidance on how to use supplemental course materials, and promoting incentives rather than penalties. 

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Strategies for creating a learner-focused, accessible, supportive syllabus.

Faculty Successes

Spring 2021

Philosophy: How does one create videos that students want to watch?

Sophie Horowitz, Assistant Professor in Philosophy, engages students in her large introductory courses of 100+ students through brief pre-recorded videos.

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