Focus on the Faculty Archives

Sunday

July 21, 2019 3:11 pm

Less Stress, More Success: The End of Semester Student Presentation

As faculty design their syllabi for the upcoming semester, they consider how to have students demonstrate the vast knowledge they…

Wednesday

June 26, 2019 1:06 pm

8 Strategies to Encourage Interdependence and Help-Seeking Behavior in College Students

What messages do our students receive from their parents, their high school teachers, their older peers, and siblings before they…

Monday

June 3, 2019 3:18 pm

What Does It Mean to Design a Course?

What Does It Mean to Design a Course?

Friday

May 24, 2019 2:26 pm

Is Active Learning Pedagogy Always Effective?

Yet, in the past few years, I have begun to wonder if I have taken it too far? Am I…

Wednesday

May 15, 2019 6:37 pm

Tips for Teaching Students What to Learn and How to Learn During Lectures

Sadly, this high school experience resulted in a new high school graduate who had no concept of time management, study…

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…