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Latest Blog Posts
Gamification, Badges, and MicroCredentials
Using badges and microcredentials in the classroom
Touro Students Examine Cyberbullying from Interprofessional Education Perspective
students from various disciplines come together to discuss cyberbullying, school discipline and free speech in academic environments
Increase Engagement and Critical Thinking with Canvas Discussion Boards
use of canvas discussion boards beyond the online setting
Simulation/Digital Tools to Teach Clinical Skills
Simulation is an important educational tool and it is imperative to match the appropriate simulation modality with educational objectives.
Rima Aranha, Ph.D.
Director, Touro College Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Director of Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Provost
Prior to Dr. Aranha’s current roles at CETL and in the Provost’s Office, she served as research professor and then associate director at the Lander Center for Educational Research, in the Touro College Graduate School of Education. Dr. Aranha holds a Master of Social Work degree from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India and a Ph.D. in Educational Culture, Policy and Society from the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA.