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 navigating and managing yourself during hot moments during class discussions, and helping students process conflict.

Elkie Burnside

A recent project created by Elkie Burnside, Assistant Director of the Writing Program, and her colleagues, shows that OERs have the potential to engage students and faculty in a meaningful collaborative process of text creation. 

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Crafting higher-order questions, giving practice opportunities, and clarifying your testing conditions are approaches to designing a good exam.

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Faculty Successes

Fall 2021

Many people know that Open Education Resources (OER) help students save money. But a recent project created by Elkie Burnside, Assistant Director of the Writing Program, and her colleagues, shows that OERs have the potential to engage students and faculty in a meaningful collaborative process of text creation. Read more about Elkie’s motivations, excellent work, and collaborative approach to improving student learning.

Read more Read more about Creating Open Education Resources that Save Students Money and Build Teacher Collaboration
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