• Support for those who are experiencing violence in their home

    During this please-stay-away-from-other-people time, I have been thinking a lot about people who are trapped at home with an abuser.   Yesterday morning we went to the grocery store for our next two-week round o...
    Sue Frantz
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  • Donald Trump’s Memory—and Ours

    “Memory is insubstantial. Things keep replacing it.” ~Annie Dillard, “To Fashion a Text,” 1988   Often in life we do not expect something to happen until it does, whereupon—seeing t...
    David Myers
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  • Semiotics in the Time of a Plague

    Feeling like I have been unwillingly dropped into a Camus novel (The Plague) or famous diary (Pepys's will do), I find writing this blog to be a very strange experience. The thing is, in spite of multiple reasons to b...
    Jack Solomon
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  • An Online Resource for General Chemistry

    Are you suddenly taking your General Chemistry course online because of the coronavirus? I just wanted to remind everyone that I developed daily (MWF) worksheets for General Chemistry I and II. These are available fre...
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  • Who’s Controlling the Narrative?

      Last week I wrote about the importance of writing in times of crisis—times like we are experiencing right now. Writing connects us to others and enables an important form of intimacy that can stretch acr...
    Andrea A. Lunsford
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  • Organizing Your Free Time?

    Anyone else trying to figure out the best way to structure all our days at home? Check this out: How to gain control of your free time - Laura Vanderkam | TED-Ed http://ow.ly/aZn230qsHBn psychstudentrss
    Jenel Cavazos
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  • Visual Literacy for a Pandemic: Beyond Flattening the Curve

    Striving for community in this strange and estranging moment, I am here to champion the work we do—even in non-global-pandemic times—to teach our students the value of critical visual literacy. Now, these ...
    April Lidinsky
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  • Sharing Resources on Health & History

    I think it’s safe to say that none of us are experiencing the spring semester we envisioned when it began in January. I was on Spring Break when COVID-19-related closures, cancellations, and postponements began....
    Suzanne McCormack
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  • Happy National Puppy Day!

    Happy National Puppy Day! Ever wondered what our canine friends are thinking? How they see the world? If so, check out the resources available here: The Science of Dogs - Science Friday http://ow.ly/dBMs30qs4w1 p...
    Jenel Cavazos
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  • "1917" as Academic Inspiration

    As a historian I struggle with Hollywood-versions of history. Based on a “true story” or “actual events” generally indicates, to me, that some well-meaning writers have taken an historical even...
    Suzanne McCormack
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  • Help! I am Putting My IRW Corequisite Course Online

    Over the past two or three weeks, most of us have made the shift to online learning as part of our nation-wide response to the corona virus pandemic. A number of helpful resources have been posted, from the most basic...
    Miriam Moore
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  • Meaningful Writing in the Face of a Crisis

    Today’s guest blogger is Tanya Rodrigue, an associate professor in English and coordinator of the Writing Intensive Curriculum Program at Salem State University in Massachusetts.     Like t...
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  • Is telework good or bad? It depends

    Like many of you and your students today (March, 2020) who are working from home. I am doing the same. While I am looking forward to the slew of research that is going to come out of this ABA experiment, this talk by&...
    Sue Frantz
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  • Real World Social Psychology Under the Coronavirus

    For psychology teachers everywhere—many with students displaced to their homes—the COVID-19 pandemic’s dark clouds offer a potential silver lining: some teachable moments. In so many ways, we are exp...
    David Myers
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  • Assessment Security

    As more courses move online, one question we keep getting is, “How do I offer assessments in the most secure way possible?”. If you are using a Macmillan Learning digital product for your online class, her...
    Becky Anderson
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  • Using Grammar Girl Podcasts in an Online Classroom

    This blog series is written by Julia Domenicucci, an editor at Macmillan Learning, in conjunction with Mignon Fogarty, better known as Grammar Girl.     Grammar Girl podcasts of every topic can be smoothly ...
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  • Writing in Times of Crisis

      I am writing this post from my home by the ocean on the northern California coast. Our small local clinic has asked all folks my age to “shelter in place,” so I am doing that, along with washing my...
    Andrea A. Lunsford
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  • Teaching History Online - by Suzanne McCormack

    Originally posted in The Journal of American History.   Professor Suzanne McCormack discusses her positive journey through adopting technology into her history courses to engage and educate community college stud...
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  • Listen to our podcast from the new co-authors of The American Promise, Sarah Igo and François Furstenberg

    Listen to our podcast from the new co-authors of The American Promise, Sarah Igo and François Furstenberg. In this episode, Sarah and François address questions from the history teaching community on be...
    Kasey Greenbaum
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  • Brain Craft Ideas!

    Looking for something fun to do while you're stuck in the house? Try one of these great brain craft ideas!  https://dana.org/article/diy-brainy-crafts-for-brain-awareness-week/ psychstudentrss
    Jenel Cavazos
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