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Conversations with Colleagues: October 2021

Online

Description Topic: Guiding difficult conversations Teaching controversial topics and concepts is part of many courses and disciplines. Topics like race, culture, gender, and/or sexual orientation are inherent discussions in many fields, and any course dealing with current events presents an opportunity for socially-challenging topics to arise purposely and spontaneously in class discussions. Guiding those discussions... Continue Reading →

Free

Communicating with Students via Intelligent Agents in D2L Brightspace

Online

Description What in the world is an Intelligent Agent? The Intelligent Agents tool in D2L Brightspace sends emails to students based on preset conditions. Faculty can create and schedule Intelligent Agents using site login, course login, or release conditions. Using Intelligent Agents in D2L Brightspace can help make learners more accountable and engage them when... Continue Reading →

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