Teaching Strategies and Techniques
Educational research has shown that students retain more course content when active learning techniques are correctly implemented in college courses.
Place-based learning is an instructional approach that focuses on developing students’ sense of place and learning through exploring their environment.
Over a dozen faculty members are recent recipients of Teaching Grants which are offered to create transformative learning experiences that engage students.
This interactive workshop invites faculty to broaden class discussion strategies by looking at ecology and sustainability through the lens of art.
Injecting creativity into education has been a persistent challenge but Justine LaViolette found that a puppet can teach entomology.
This workshop gave instructors examples of different approaches for implementing co-creation within their classrooms.
Learned from featured instructor Leah Sandall about how to use the scaffolding technique in teaching
Participants learned how to establish and manage an undergraduate teaching assistant program to support the needs of their course or program.
Potential benefits of offering student choice include enhancing student engagement and encouraging students to approach assignments as a process of discovery.
First-generation students often lack the parental guidance and prior knowledge about how to succeed in college that many of their peers enjoy.
Instructors at the university got an idea of what the fall semester may look like as many courses will be taught in a flexible hybrid format
Chad Brassil is rising to the occasion when it comes to remote instruction with a little help from YouTube, the CTT and a learning glass.
The Learning and Emerging Technologies team designed and built a Light Board to make a face-to-face presentation platform to use for recordings and lectures
Instructors need a good way to know who will be online or in the classroom. One tool that addresses this problem rather neatly is the Canvas Calendar.
Keynote Bryan Dewsbury discussed the unassailable connection between inclusive teaching practices and education as a general practice of freedom.
Philosophies, strategies, and technologies involved in teaching & learning can all evolve over time. Instructor learning communities provide an avenue to explore and discuss these timely topics.