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Over summer, the Union Gallery located in the Student Union Memorial Center, was renovated into a 100-student-capacity classroom. Incoming and full-spirited freshmen students began actively learning as they attended their first college math class in a brand new Collaborative Leaning Space.
To get you up to speed, here's a rundown of changes that happened over the summer, including new leaders, new buildings, new names, new eateries on and off campus, and some completed renovations.
The General Education content that was on the Academic Affairs website has a new home.
Three Associates Join the Office of Academic Affairs
Learn how Paul Blowers, a University Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering and a passionate advocate for active learning, uses TurningPoint extensively in his classes.
The Center for University Education Scholarship is proud to announce the selection of 2019 Distinguished Fellows.
Lisa Elfring aims to provide visualizations of student feedback, thus turning them into objective data points that instructors receive to better craft active learning.
Seven faculty members and a staff scientist were honored for their teaching, mentoring and research at the annual UA Awards of Distinction luncheon and ceremony.
Data collected by the UA indicates improved student performance in several courses that were transformed from a traditional lecture format to a collaborative learning format.
Zoë Cohen, an assistant professor in the Department of Physiology, found that a simple email reaching out to struggling students helped boost their success; nudges have caught on as a way to help students through the many complex processes of higher education