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Physics professor Hugh Gallagher uses video to help students practice presenting principles of thermal physics as part of an effort to improve communications skills for students in his discipline.

Philosophy 167: Class 1 - Part 2 Basic Astronomy: The Celestial Sphere

Physics professor Roger Tobin discusses his successful use of Peer Instruction, facilitated by clickers, to encourage student involvement during large physics lectures.

Aniket De, Muhammad Mustafa Monowar, Sara Mehnaz, Ishrat Jahan Prioti, From Medina to Malacca: The Spread of Sufism

Philosophy 167: Class 1 - Part 1 Introduction: The Discovery of High-Quality Evidence

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, an interdisciplinary seminar on child and youth development helps students explore international perspectives on children in exceptionally difficult circumstances.

Professor Mary Viola, Director of the Gordon Institute, inspires students to develop the skills needed to meet authentic professional challenges through the use of Peer to Peer Learning and educational technologies such as Clickers and MediaMarkup.

Enseng Ho lecture entitled Burial and Travel: Islam across Indian Ocean Cultures.

Risana Malik, Rashna Munawar, Hiram Reynolds, Don Tran, Two Travelers and the Bay of Bengal

Biology professor Francie Chew weighs the pros and cons of using enhanced podcasts in large lecture classes, concluding that the benefits outweigh the challenges.

Kris Manjapra, Nancy Bauer, Ioannis Evrigenis, David Hammer, Roger Tobin discuss technology solutions for teaching at the STREAM meeting.

Steve Cohen, Professor of Education, reflects on the importance of connecting content to student lives with graduate students in the CELT GIFT program.

Nutritional Science professor Diane McKay incorporates productive online discussions across all teaching modalities: face-to-face, online, and hybrid.

Engineering professor Chris Rogers leads Tufts faculty members through a hands on interactive workshop with Legos as a way to encourage new ways to think about engaging students in the classroom.

TERC curriculum developers join with Tufts Arts and Sciences faculty members to train K-12 science teachers in how to better facilitate discussions in their classrooms.

Biology professor Colin Orians assigns teams of students to produce short videos as a way to engage large classes in scientific topics and current research.

William Dalrymple lecture entitled "Return of a King: Shah Shuja and the First Anglo-Afghan War 1839-42"

Sunil Amrith lecture entitled "Islam in the Bay of Bengal: Between Tamil and Malay Worlds"

Engineering professor Chris Swan promotes multiple levels of skill development through service learning, utilizing a model of authentic projects designed and implemented cooperatively between students and communities.

Robert Travers, Assoc. Professor, Department of History, Cornell University. Lecture entitled "The Connected World of Haji Mustapha: an informer to the British in eighteenth century Bengal"

Partha Chatterjee lecture entitled "Early Modern Absolutism in 18th Century India"

Seema Alavi lecture entitled "Mughal Decline and the emergence of new global connections in early modern India"

Jonathan Spencer lecture entitled "Peeling the Onion of Conflict: Muslims (and Catholics and Buddhists and Others) in the Sri Lankan Civil War"

Sunaina Basu, Nusmila Lohani, Shehryar Nabi, Colonial Globalism in the Bay of Bengal: A Class Based Perspective

Dr. Tim Harper, Centre for History and Economics, Magdalene College, Cambridge University. Lecture entitled "Singapore 1915 and the Birth of the Asian Underground"

Mariama Muarif, Zaian F.Chowdhury, Neelum Sohail, Hong Jie Lim, Anders Bjornberg, The Historical Roots of the Rohingya-Burma Conflict

Robert Kaplan, author of Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power (Random House 2010), in discussion with Sugata Bose (Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University).

Sana Aiyar lecture entitled "Trade and Politics in a Diasporic Milieu: Colonial Kenya's South Asians"

Nile Green lecture entitled "An Economy of Enchantment: Markets for Islam in an Industrializing Ocean."

Eric Tagliacozzo lecture entitled Hajj in the Time of Cholera: Pilgrim Ships and Contagion from Southeast Asia to the Red Sea