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Jun

18

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Read our Teaching Tips Booklet

Posted by on June 18th, 2018 0 comments

NTO is proud to publish our Teaching Tips Booklet – a compilation of all of our teaching-related blog posts. As the NNLM Training Office since 2016, and prior to that the NNLM Training Center (2012-2016), we have a long legacy of blog posts. We did a little searching around the archives and selected the posts… Read More »

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles, Blog, Instructional Design, News, Teaching Technologies, Training Tips

Mar

05

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UDL for Teaching Face-to-Face and Online

Posted by on March 5th, 2018 0 comments

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an approach to teaching and learning aiming at minimizing barriers to maximize learning. In order to achieve this goal, UDL helps educators to make curriculum understandable and accessible for everyone. UDL was first developed for the people with disabilities to make their access to the buildings easier. However, considering… Read More »

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles, Blog, Instructional Design, News, Teaching Technologies, Training Tips

Jun

13

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5 reasons to use backchannels and 3 tools

Posted by on June 13th, 2017 0 comments

What is a backchannel? A backchannel, as used in education, is a flexible tool that can be used to extend a classroom conversation. 5 reasons to use a backchannel A backchannel provides a secure place for shy or quiet students to speak. We’re not all ready with a quick answer, providing a backchannel allows those… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, News, Teaching Technologies, Training Tips

Sep

27

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Teaching topics: Openers and Closers

Posted by on September 27th, 2016 0 comments Tags:

Did you miss NTO’s free webinar “Teaching Topics: Open and Close with Impact” last Thursday? If you weren’t a part of the 80-strong attendees, have no fear, for a recorded edition is being sliced and diced for our YouTube channel right now.  In the meantime, this post will review several classroom activities & concepts discussed in our webinar. (But not… Read More »

Posted in: Training Tips

Jul

26

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Word Clouds as Discussion Starters

Posted by on July 26th, 2016 0 comments

I like word clouds. They help us see what’s important or most prevalent in a block of text. When the NTO was the NTC, we used word clouds to help facilitate a discussion in our PubMed for Trainers class about the core competencies of PubMed. We asked students: Is there a set of core competencies… Read More »

Posted in: Teaching Technologies, Training Tips

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