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The Toolbox

The Toolbox is a bimonthly, electronic newsletter with each issue including articles and research about practical strategies for improving teaching and learning for college students. 

Current Issue

Volume 17, Issue 3
Working Together: Use Group Work as a Pivotal Learning Experience
Employers rank teamwork as critically important for college graduates and future employees, but many students don’t feel their experience in higher education prepares them to work effectively in groups. In this issue, author Brad Garner suggests ways that instructors can embed group-based activities into existing academic programs.


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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