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The Toolbox

The Toolbox is a bimonthly, electronic newsletter that includes articles and research about practical strategies for improving teaching and learning for college students. 

Current Issue

Volume 17, Issue 5
Providing Feedback: Maximize the Message and the Medium
Instructors should consider the effectiveness of feedback—but not in the musical sense. Rather, it is the effective messaging and responses to students’ assignments that evidence shows is vital to teaching and learning. In this issue of The Toolbox, author Brad Garner examines how faculty can use feedback to make strong connections in the classroom.

The Toolbox Collection

The Toolbox Collection is a five-volume series that gives vital topics from previous issues of The Toolbox an added focus, while providing context for 2019 and beyond.  


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