A Collection of GIFTs

Great Ideas for Teaching

A Collection of GIFTs is a newsletter of best teaching practices developed by MiraCosta's own. It is a collaborative effort of MiraCosta's Writing Center and Teaching Academy.

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Collection Articles
Fall 2017 Collection 17.1

In This Issue...
Denise Stephenson

  17.2 Supporting and Engaging Students With Synchronous Online Tools
Jim Julius
  17.3 Quick Oral Presentations: Summarize, Respond, Comment
Melissa Lloyd-Jones
  17.4 Learning in Motion: Using "Stations" to Prep for Assignments
Lynne Miller
  17.5 Starting the Class With a Bang!
Alexis Tucker Sade

Authorship in a Foreign Language
Cristina Toharia

  17.7 A Brain-Based Framework to Enhance Group Cohesion
Eric Robertson
  17.8 Outside the Box Thinking: Quiz as Critical Thinking Activator
Denise Stephenson


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