Faculty Commons for Learning and Teaching Archives

Wednesday

February 19, 2020 7:56 pm

5 Principles as Pathways to Inclusive Teaching

Implementing inclusive teaching strategies in your classroom does not require huge changes or full course redesigns. Nor does inclusive teaching…

Wednesday

January 8, 2020 9:29 pm

A Note on Reading Big, Difficult Books

People need to understand what an argument is, and the only way to do that is actually go through an…

Monday

January 6, 2020 5:39 pm

Universal Design for Learning

UDL: A Powerful Framework

Wednesday

December 11, 2019 10:01 pm

Screens in the Classroom: Temptation or Tool?

Smartphones and other devices have long been maligned as distractions in university classrooms. But when employed strategically, many educators find…

Wednesday

November 20, 2019 2:32 pm

Going Multimodal: 5 Tips for Making the Switch to Multimodal Assignments

With written communication becoming increasingly multimodal—from newspaper websites to your social media feed to your learning management system’s announcements page—researchers…

Monday

November 4, 2019 6:45 pm

Easy to Implement Strategies for Disabilities in the College Classroom

For students with disabilities in particular, there are a number of easy-to-implement strategies to keep in mind—and at the same…

Tuesday

October 8, 2019 4:26 pm

Creating a Community of Learners that Reflects Mutual Respect

Recently, a student came into my office to vent because she was frustrated and dismayed at the behavior of another…

Friday

September 20, 2019 3:50 pm

Thursday

September 12, 2019 3:17 pm

Access Ain’t Inclusion

h/t Larissa Williams

Tuesday

September 10, 2019 8:45 pm

‘The Dangers of Fluent Lectures’

A study says smooth-talking professors can lull students into thinking they’ve learned more than they actually have — potentially at…