Focus on the Faculty Archives


September 6, 2017 9:11 am

Resources to Help Promote Student Responsibility for Learning

A collection of activities and assignments designed in a way that they can’t be completed without students assuming some responsibility…


September 5, 2017 2:55 pm

For Note Taking, Low-Tech is Often Best | Harvard Graduate School of Education

In college lecture halls, evidence suggests it’s time to put down the laptop and pick up a pen Source: For…


September 4, 2017 5:04 pm

Projected Job Growth, by Occupation, 2014-2024

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH This chart is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics: The list is surprising in the following…


September 2, 2017 1:35 pm

The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies | Cult of Pedagogy

So here they are: 15 formats for structuring a class discussion to make it more engaging, more organized, more equitable,…


September 1, 2017 6:09 pm

Teaching Tidbits: 6 Ways to Upend the Focus on Good Grades

As a math educator, there is a good chance this thought has crossed your mind: “All my students care about…


September 1, 2017 1:53 pm

Without accessible conferences, we lose the voices of disabled academics | Higher Education Network | The Guardian

Conferences are an essential part of academic life. But disabled attendees can struggle with accessibility, socialising and fatigue Source: Without…