Critical Thinking & Mentorship

  • Cut Through the Buzz: 8 Ways to Teach Critical Thinking

    Cut Through the Buzz: 8 Ways to Teach Critical Thinking

    Critical thinking is a hige buzz word in higher education. Use these 8 tips to better teach your students critical thinking skills.

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  • Break the Cycle of Classroom Hand-Holding. Teach Independence.

    Break the Cycle of Classroom Hand-Holding. Teach Independence.

    Creating a classroom that fosters accountability and equity can help lay a foundation of independence that students can take with them through their lives.

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  • 3 Steps to Teaching Students Independence

    3 Steps to Teaching Students Independence

    As students journey through college, instructors have the unique ability to help them grow into adulthood.

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  • Ditch Critical Thinking. Teach Successful Thinking.

    Ditch Critical Thinking. Teach Successful Thinking.

    Ditch Critical Thinking. Teach Successful Thinking.

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  • Why You Should Teach Metacognition

    Why You Should Teach Metacognition

    Want to help your students understand the way they study and to be more aware of their own thinking? Try utilizing the reports feature within McGraw-Hill Connect to teach metacognition.

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  • Five Strategies for Becoming an Expert, Life-Long Learner

    Five Strategies for Becoming an Expert, Life-Long Learner

    One of the best things students develop in college is a love for learning. These are 5 steps instructors can apply in the classroom to create curiosity within students for life.

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  • 4 Ways to Support Non-Traditional Students

    4 Ways to Support Non-Traditional Students

    Non-traditional students have different needs and expectations than the typical student. Are you accommodating them in your classroom?

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  • Speak Up: How to Help Our LGBTQ+ Students

    Speak Up: How to Help Our LGBTQ+ Students

    Instructors and administrators have a responsibility to create an inclusive and accepting classroom and campus.

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  • Helping Students Unlock Their Potential1:01

    Helping Students Unlock Their Potential

    An instructor shares his approach to dealing with students who may be struggling.

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  • Defy Death by PPT: 7 Tips to Improve Multimedia Learning

    Defy Death by PPT: 7 Tips to Improve Multimedia Learning

    Defy Death by PowerPoint: 7 Tips to Improve Multimedia Learning. Have you experienced death by PowerPoint?

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  • Inclusive Excellence: The Power Belongs to Us

    Inclusive Excellence: The Power Belongs to Us

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  • Equity in Practice: Addressing the Diverse Needs of Our Students

    Equity in Practice: Addressing the Diverse Needs of Our Students

    It's vital to create an inclusive, safe and empowering classroom so students can learn from not only their instructor but each other as well.

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  • Podcast: 8 Ways to Build Critical Thinking Skills

    Podcast: 8 Ways to Build Critical Thinking Skills

    Podcast: Learn how to build critical thinking skills in 8 ways from Dr. Gregory Feist

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  • 8 Ways to Support Non-Binary and LGBTQ+ Students

    8 Ways to Support Non-Binary and LGBTQ+ Students

    Creating a classroom that is inclusive to all students requires instructors to continue to learn and lead by example.

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  • Teaching Students in the Wave of Fake News

    Teaching Students in the Wave of Fake News

    In an era of fake news, teaching students to think critically about bias, facts, and authorship can be difficult, if not impossible.

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  • Clearing the Pathway: Assisting the Nontraditional Student

    Clearing the Pathway: Assisting the Nontraditional Student

    Clearing the Pathway: Assisting the Nontraditional Student

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  • The Two R's: The  Role of Faculty in  Recruitment and Retention

    The Two R's: The Role of Faculty in Recruitment and Retention

    Today, student recruitment is often done digitally. The reality is that faculty actually has the most personal and meaningful impact on students.

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  • Student Surveys: Why They Matter and 5 Key Design Principles of Great Surveys

    Student Surveys: Why They Matter and 5 Key Design Principles of Great Surveys

    Student Surveys can provide a wealth of information on how the class is working that can benefit everyone.

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  • Creating an Inclusive Classroom for Transgender Students

    Creating an Inclusive Classroom for Transgender Students

    A warm and welcoming classroom means respecting and honoring students as individuals. Learn 10 ways to foster equity and equality in your classroom.

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  • Establishing a Mentorship Program to Improve Retention

    Establishing a Mentorship Program to Improve Retention

    When looking to keep students coming back to class, consider empowering and inspiring them through mentorship.

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