Faculty Commons for Learning and Teaching Archives

Sunday

November 26, 2017 4:52 pm

This Division I university is considering cutting football—because it’s too dangerous

But the proposal by the University of San Diego faculty to cut their football program makes no mention of the…

Sunday

November 26, 2017 2:41 pm

Can the Student Course Evaluation Be Redeemed? – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The IDEA Center, a 40-year-old nonprofit that spun off from Kansas State University, thinks it has a student-ratings system that…

Sunday

November 26, 2017 12:13 pm

Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting. – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/22/business/laptops-not-during-lecture-or-meeting.html?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits&_r=0

Monday

November 20, 2017 4:59 pm

What Professors Can Learn About Teaching From Their Students – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The observers will give Mr. García-Ojeda, an associate teaching professor of biology, a detailed depiction of the teaching and learning…

Friday

November 17, 2017 9:20 am

Active Learning: A Perspective from Cognitive Psychology

https://www.facultyfocus.com/resources/teaching-strategies-techniques/active-learning/active-learning-perspective-cognitive-psychology/

Tuesday

November 14, 2017 10:55 am

Understanding Student Resistance to Active Learning

https://www.facultyfocus.com/resources/teaching-strategies-techniques/active-learning/student-resistance-active-learning/ Margaret ImberAssociate Dean of the Faculty Associate Professor of Classical & Medieval Studies Bates College Lewiston, ME 04240 mimber…

Saturday

November 4, 2017 8:04 pm

Six Myths About Choosing a College Major – The New York Times

Many colleges ask you to choose a major as early as your senior year of high school, on your admissions…