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Monday Morning Mentor


Monday Morning Mentor: 20-Minute Online Teaching Programs

Start each week with an online teaching program that is focused on relevant teaching issues. VITAL and Falvey Library are pleased to bring this on-demand instructional programming to you. Explore common teaching questions, learn new practices. Access in the office, on the mobile device, at home; the program is available 24/7 for one week; the weekly video program is not archived. VITAL maintains transcripts of all past programs. Please contact us for copies of transcripts.

Morning Mentor: Culturally Responsive Teaching to Improve Learning

This program investigates how students’ cultural backgrounds interface with the learning process. It clarifies how cultural differences impact students’ experiences, offers strategies to help students develop intercultural competence, and outlines ways to teach in a culturally responsive manner. Access 24/7 in your office, on your mobile device or at home from Monday, May 2, until Sunday, May 8.

Link to presentation, handouts, and "certificate."

NOTE: Password to view the program: responsive72

Past Morning Mentor topics on Online Teaching (Transcripts are available)

Faculty completing Monday Morning Mentor

Faculty Testimonials

  • "I have found these programs highly useful and practical for enhancing my teaching and developing more effective instructional strategies in my courses." - Faculty, CLAS, 2020
  • "I have found the Monday Morning Mentor programs to be very helpful with various aspects of my teaching. They bring fresh new ideas and perspectives that you can add to your teaching. Plus, you can review them on your own schedule during the week." - Faculty, VSB, 2020 


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