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Becky Anderson
Reminder: We will be having one planned maintenance for the upcoming semester: Sunday morning, February 17th from 12:01am Eastern until 7am Eastern. During these 7 hours, please assume that the following products will not be available: LaunchPad, LearningCurve, Writer’s Help, Sapling Learning, SaplingPlus, and the Macmillan Learning catalog. We… (Show more)
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Sue Frantz
Shout out to the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Facebook group for sharing their favorite tools for helping students study the brain.   Printable black and white images of the brain from Clipart Library (shared by Achu John)   Images include the brain, the eye, and the neuron.   Use these images as diagrams on your next exam, write on… (Show more)
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Mark Collins
Click to view contentSapling Learning had its beginnings with Macmillan in 2012 when it was acquired by Macmillan Science and Education, a technology and innovation division of Macmillan Publishers, Ltd. We are excited to announce that Macmillan Science and Education has been renamed as a united team of educational imprints: Macmillan Learning. The launch of Macmillan… (Show more)
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Sue Frantz
All 25,000+ entries of the American Psychological Association (APA) Dictionary of Psychology are now freely available online.   You may just want to let your students know that this resource exists and may be more trustworthy than other sources of definitions for psychological terms students find through a Google search.   If you’re looking for… (Show more)
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Sue Frantz
Change is hard. Once you’ve learned to do something one way, it can be very difficult to do it a different way, even when you know that that different way would be better. Heck, we all know we should exercise more, eat better, and sleep – both more and better. Physicians used to think that all they had to do was educate their patients, and their… (Show more)
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Andrea A. Lunsford
Click to view content  I wonder how many teachers of writing are getting tired of the word “optics”? I know I am. The word has been around a long time—it popped up several times during the Carter administration in the ‘70s, and it’s familiar to Canadians, who use the related French word optique. But its use seems to me to have grown exponentially during the Trump… (Show more)
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Traci Gardner
This week, I have a short post on a great resource (and one related class activity) that I found on Twitter as I was reading through messages with the #womeninTC hashtag. The TC stands for Technical Communication. The hashtag is a great source of ideas, articles, and support for those of us who teach technical writing. Here’s the Tweet from Dr.… (Show more)
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