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Social Pedagogies

A Commons for teaching at Princeton

The Mcgraw Center for Teaching and Learning is proud to announce a new service, the McGraw Commons. The McGraw Commons is an online publishing platform for teaching and learning. It includes several installations of web-based teaching tools, hosted on Princeton… Continue Reading →

Wrapped in secrecy: Professor Conlan reveals the not-so-secret secrets of medieval Japanese court documents using an innovative website

What do you do with a kirifu? Thomas Conlan, Professor of East Asian Studies, explains this, and many other mysteries on his new webpage, Komonjo. The website celebrates Conlan’s research concerning the three collections of medieval Japanese court manuscripts featured… Continue Reading →

It’s clicker season!

Need clickers for your class? Have you assigned clickers for your class? The McGraw Center can help you integrate student-owned clickers into Blackboard so that your quizzes are automatically graded and uploaded to the Blackboard gradebook. For anonymous, occasional polling,… Continue Reading →

Share and work online with others

Have you ever needed to work on a document in real time with another colleague, inside or outside Princeton? The Google Drive provisioned by Princeton is an easy way to share documents for others and collaborate in real time on… Continue Reading →

How to teach a large class

There are many challenges in teaching a large class, many of them pedagogical. Let’s consider a few points: In large classes, the sheer number of course participants will ensure that you are delivering a message to a mixed audience. One… Continue Reading →

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