Faculty Commons for Learning and Teaching Archives

Wednesday

April 24, 2019 2:40 pm

Teaching College Students How to Read (PS – you need to)

46 percent of students claimed that they had read the assignments, but just 55 percent of that group could demonstrate…

Wednesday

April 24, 2019 1:56 pm

Enhancing Students’ Motivation to Learn

For anyone who has been at the front of a classroom, you know that one of the greatest obstacles to…

Monday

April 22, 2019 3:52 pm

Mindset and Stereotype Threat: Small Interventions That Make a Big Difference

Mindset and Stereotype Threat: Small Interventions That Make a Big Difference

Monday

April 22, 2019 3:50 pm

Afterthoughts: An Assignment that Gets Students Thinking

Afterthoughts: An Assignment that Gets Students Thinking

Wednesday

April 17, 2019 7:07 pm

Connecting Assigned Readings to Class Discussions

“What do the readings have to do with class?” “Why do we even have to do the readings?” After spending…

Monday

April 15, 2019 1:09 pm

Student buy-in to active learning pedagogy

Minimizing Student Resistance to Active Learning

Monday

April 8, 2019 2:00 pm

Cue, Do, Review

Cue-Do-Review, a teaching sequence that can be used in any lesson, regardless of content level, is one way to help…

Tuesday

April 2, 2019 7:31 pm

A Template for Assignment Development and Clarity

For our next installment in this series on assignments, we’d like to share an assignment template that we think can…

Tuesday

April 2, 2019 7:23 pm

Writing Prompts

Nothing has informed my teaching practice as much as serving as a writing tutor for high school and college students….