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Inclusive Design Reduces Barriers

Inclusive Design Reduces Barriers Like accessible design and universal design for learning, inclusive design is about reducing barriers. Inclusive design focuses on barriers caused by individual social contexts and identities.

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Desirable Difficulty

What Does “Desirable Difficulty” Mean? Desirable difficulty is a term that was introduced by Robert Bjork in his 1994 study “Memory and metamemory considerations in the training of human beings”

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Interview With Niamh Murray

In this episode of the Learning Conversations podcast, Trudy and I sat down and chatted with Niamh Murray. Niamh is a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant here at Davidson-Davie Community

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Interview with Eileen Hammond

In this episode of the Learning Conversations podcast, Phil interviews Eileen Hammond who teaches communication courses at DDCC. Eileen talks some about her experiences as a communications instructor before the

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Lunch & Learn

Curious About HyFlex Teaching?

Curious about HyFlex Teaching? At our Lunch & Learn, we discussed the common terminology and core values of HyFlex course structures to help attendees gain a better understanding of what

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Active Learning Strategies

What Is Active Learning? Active Learning refers to strategies and activities that encourage students to engage with the material being learned in order to improve retention and understanding. When we

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Interview with Brie Elking

Interview with Brie Elking In this episode of the Learning Conversations podcast, I sat down and chatted with Brie Elking. Brie teaches Biology at the Davie campus and some of

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Podcast Episode 6: Tim Gwillim

Podcast Episode 6: Tim Gwillim In the most recent episode of the Learning Conversations podcast, I sat down and talked with Tim Gwillim, who is the Dean of Workforce Training

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