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Welcome to Dutton News! Here you'll find our own reporting on best practices and cutting-edge research in the field of learning design. We also link to news in the broader Penn State community and beyond. This is your comprehensive source for everything happening where the science of learning meets the art of design!

Dutton Digest, April 2022

April 4th, 2022

Learn three strategies for building relationships with your students, explore how reflective writing can help students remember and understand their course material, and check out the EMS Faculty Studio for video production.

Dutton Digest, February 2022, Part 2

February 14th, 2022

Explore new teaching strategies, consider Penn State Disability Service as a resource, examine how to make grading easier with Canvas' Comment Library, and look at ways to use Twitter in the classroom.

Dutton Digest, February 2022

February 2nd, 2022

Gather some guidance and frameworks to help plan and develop a blended or hybrid course, learn new ways to engage your students and enhance your teaching, explore replacing presentations with student-led lessons, and access presentations and discussions from the virtual workshop: Leadership in STEM Fields: Increasing Leadership from Historically Underrepresented Groups.

Dutton Digest, January 2022

January 1st, 2022

This month's digest explores how to make your teaching more engaging; provides teaching resources for extra credit, team assignments, and discussions; and examines strategies for inclusive teaching.

Dutton Digest, December 2021

December 6th, 2021

Read on for some noteworthy tips as you wind down the semester and the year! This digest examines how to support students with disabilities, explains how to access Tech Tutors and TAs, offers some data storage solutions, and shares some practical advice for the classroom.