Welcome to The Teaching Commons, a virtual gathering space for Carroll community members interested in teaching and learning in higher ed.
Synchronous, group activities designed to enrich your teaching through problem-based, active learning.
Short tutorials for enhancing your teaching using ed-tech tools.
Asynchronous learning activities that fit into your schedule.
Your teaching colleagues at their best, in brief.
Shared spaces for deeper explorations into topics you're passionate about.
A curated, annotated list of thematically-organized resources about teaching and learning.
Last year, students taking the Honors course History 225: Medieval Europe, China, and the Islamic Crescent experienced the empowerment that comes from guiding their own learning: they decided what was important to talk about, led discussions themselves, and had ample class time for lively, engaging interactions.
Because their instructor believed in them.
The pandemic required students and faculty to quickly find new ways to learn and collaborate, and to discover new ways of using familiar technologies. Only weeks into our first lockdown, Celebrate Carroll 2020 went virtual using Canvas as a platform, giving students and faculty the chance to experiment while deepening their learning...and their trust in each other.
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