Conversation starters: A new approach to collaboration in teaching writing is proposed at Teaching and Learning Together in Higher Education.

The “Signals” model of student retention practices pioneered and promoted by Purdue University and widely adopted elsewhere is questioned in a new study.

From the Bookshelf: A special issue of Across the Disciplines features articles focused on reading and writing across the curriculum on topics like teaching students to engage sources and the concept of “reading to learn.”

Featured Peer Teaching Center: The Teaching, Learning and Technology Center at UC Irvine hosts resources on using technology in the classroom as well as on embracing a diverse and multicultural classroom population.

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