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Poorvu Center Faculty Newsletter May 17, 2021

Welcome to the first issue of the Poorvu Center Faculty Newsletter! We aim to disseminate teaching ideas from Yale faculty along with thought-provoking educational research...

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Teach-ins: What, When, Why, & How April 21, 2021

As Professor Marshall Sahlins reminds us in the Nation, “The ‘Occupy’ tactic was not born in 2011. Nor was the frame of mind that spontaneously came up with the notion of a...

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Resources for teaching during troubling times April 19, 2021

Note: The Poorvu Center sent this message to faculty and teaching fellows at Yale on April 19, 2021. Dear Colleagues, We write to acknowledge the difficult circumstances of...

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Building an Online Classroom Community February 15, 2021

Strategies and stories from Yale faculty. The words host, mute, and chat will forever have a permanent home in our memory beyond COVID-19. In the last year, Yale community...

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7 Tips for Online Learning: How to Excel as an Online Student November 17, 2020

Do you know a student juggling the challenges of online learning? Are you enrolled in an online course? Have you decided to continue your education? The Poorvu Center for...

"Everyday Parenting" with two adult aliens and one toddler alien
Parenting Ideas and Strategies for Isolated Families April 9, 2020

Before COVID-19 and self-isolation, most Americans spent 69% of their time in their home and 87% of their time indoors, according to the National Human Activity Pattern...

From Chalkboards to Zoom Rooms: Teaching During COVID-19 March 24, 2020

The video begins with a woman sitting on her couch and smiling at the camera. She has posted this video to YouTube for her students at the Yale Divinity School. Halfway...

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