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Faculty Spotlight: Paul Bourdon’s rapid switch to Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere is nice. I think it’s a fun collaborative way to get everyone in the class involved in learning. I really like Poll-Everywhere. It’s like mini quizzes/practices that test my knowledge. students in MATH 1190 Paul Bourdon is Professor and Director of Lower Division Courses in UVA’s Department of Mathematics. He previously used iClicker […]

Faculty Spotlight: Rich Ross turbocharges the grading process with Gradescope

Richard Ross is an Assistant Professor of Statistics, currently teaching SAT 2120: Introduction to Statistical Analysis this semester. With 572 students in his class, grading assignments and exams can be challenging and time-consuming. Thanks to Gradescope, he is able to grade quickly and accurately and focus more on interacting with his students.

Faculty Spotlight: Jennifer Sessions on the power of Peerceptiv

The thing I really appreciate about Peerceptiv is that it doesn’t just help students improve individual papers. It helps them become more effective readers and editors. Jennifer Sessions is Associate Professor of History at UVA. She is a historian of modern France and its colonial empire, with an emphasis on French relations with North Africa, […]