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CTE’s New Director!

CTE is pleased to announce that as of August 1st we have a new Director.  Associate Professor Michael Harris, in the Department of Education Policy and Leadership, has been at SMU since August of 2012.  He earned his B.A. in … Continue reading

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Embracing the 4th “R” in the Classroom – Rubrics Rule for a Reason

It seems the rubrics have been all the rage over the past few years, and here at SMU it is no different. While many instructors have found success for their students and themselves using rubrics in their courses, others are … Continue reading

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Cheaper! Faster! Better?

In the wake of the nation’s financial hard times, calls for accountability and affordability permeated most industries, including higher education. The buzz hit academia on several fronts, especially in the area of bang-for-the-buck. Political and societal trends toward viewing university … Continue reading

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Follow CTE on Twitter

CTE has a blog, so could tweeting be far behind?  We think of it as one more way to help you keep up with the latest news in higher education, research on teaching & learning, and CTE’s programs and services.  … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new CTE Blog

We’re pleased to announce a new blog about teaching & learning, brought to you by CTE’s staff, Advisory Board, the Academy of Distinguished Teachers, and other SMU friends of excellent teaching.  The blog will include teaching ideas, technology tips, and … Continue reading

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