Articles By: Amber Williams

Let them choose, with Group Choice!

Published: October 2, 2018
students in groups

The contact hours that professors and students spend together, whether in the classroom or virtually, is critical to the learning process.  Putting students into groups is often an annoying task to undertake; for professors, it can eat into valuable contact hours during especially in large lectures. For students, choosing groups during class can mean being…

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The Organized Candidate – Tracking your time

Published: April 6, 2018
clocks on a wall

Among the top challenges facing Ph.D. students are time management and organization. You can have the best ideas for a dissertation, but if you do not have a well outlined plan for how to get those tasks accomplished, none of your research matters. If you are like many Ph.D. students in the Humanities, you might…

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Tech in the Foreign Language Classroom

Published: February 21, 2017
old computers

There is probably no more efficient and dynamic way than technology to give your students access to interesting, informative, and engaging content in the target language. Technology can also, however, be one of the biggest headaches. Here are a few tips to smoothly incorporate more technology into your class. 1. Familiarize yourself with what technology…

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