Focus on the Faculty Archives

Friday

June 8, 2018 9:58 am

Making the Grading Process More Transparent

College teachers are always on the lookout for ways to help students better understand why their paper, essay answer, or…

Friday

April 27, 2018 9:20 am

Active Learning Exercises

“The longer students sit passively in a class, the more attention drifts from the presentation and the longer the drifts…

Friday

April 20, 2018 9:54 am

An Innovative Postexam Review Activity

We need to work more with students on seeing exams as something more than just grade generating experiences. Here’s a…

Monday

December 4, 2017 1:40 pm

Passage of Senate Tax-Reform Bill Leaves Colleges Scrambling – The Chronicle of Higher Education

https://www.chronicle.com/article/Passage-of-Senate-Tax-Reform/241962?cid=wb&utm_source=wb&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=4ba3881ca35e4fc68e2d6c9c1b936fd6&elq=1ed36fc42df844af95b893d0d83aa6e5&elqaid=16956&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=7348

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/