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Current Opening: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Cognition, Instruction and Learning Technology

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2018. Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration please apply by November 1, 2017.

 

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10027

Professor Ronald Beghetto’s article for Education Week Teacher outlining seven resolutions for educators interested in cultivating creativity in their own classrooms.

The arrival of each new year is often met with some level of uncertainty. Given so many impending changes in 2017, it may feel like the coming year is more uncertain than ever. As educators, we can help our students develop their capacity to respond more creatively to uncertainty by making a few slight adjustments in our daily teaching practices.

http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2017/01/04/seven-resolutions-for-responding-creatively-to-uncertainty.html?cmp=eml-enl-tu-news2

Donald Leu on Solving the Challenge of Fake News

Schools Are an Important Key to Solving the Challenge of Fake News

The world seems to be quickly coming apart based on false information and fake news. False information spreads rapidly on the internet and is believed by many, leading to unwise and dangerous decisions.

http://education.uconn.edu/2017/01/30/schools-are-an-important-key-to-solving-the-challenge-of-fake-news/