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Tips for Directing A Study Abroad Program

Musicologist, Dr. Ginny Lamothe of Belmont University shares her insights for directing a study abroad program – offering practical advice for safety and sanity. Get the details right, and you set the stage for inspiration and wonder. In May of 2015 I directed my …
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College Writing Day One

Making the Most of Day One in a College Writing Course Denise K. Comer, Associate Professor of the Practice of Writing Studies and Director of First-Year Writing, Duke University Day One. Think back to your very first day in a class in which …

Dear Professor

Dear Professor; Teach Me An Open Letter from your Least Favorite Student Sitting in the Back of Your Classroom Yep, I’m that student – the one you mention, even if not by name, to your spouse when you get home at the end …

Going Beyond the Music in Jazz Education

Stephen Hopkins is a music theorist, composer, and professor at Penn State University, and the author of OnMusic Jazz. The digital text teaches aural listening skills, and how to write thoughtful analyses of individual compositions. It also includes access to Spotify playlists, …
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Student Evaluations Can be Helpful: And Here’s How
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Empathizing with your Online Students
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