Concrete strategies for applying pop culture to your course content. It will help you create a positive and unique classroom environment in which students are more connected to not only what they’re learning, but also to you.
Learn proven techniques you can use immediately to transform your lectures from necessary evils to persuasive presentations. Discover how educating and motivating students gets easier when you develop mini-lectures that are based on how the brain works.
Explore strategies you can use to create a successful flipped learning experience for you and your students. Find out how to identify the reasons that some students resist the flipped classroom model and how you can address those challenges to increase the likelihood that they will come to class prepared.
Learn how to formulate critical thinking-related student learning outcomes, design learning activities, and assignments that will help students achieve increasingly advanced outcomes through your course, and assess your students’ critical thinking skills using both objective items and student-created work.
To be an effective instructor, you have to present course content in a meaningful way. It’s about getting students to recognize the value of what you’re teaching. We give you concrete strategies you can adopt to make your instruction more effective and your courses more appealing.
Faculty members who enrich their teaching with service-learning explore the connections between their disciplines and the critical questions facing local and global society. Creating an effective and meaningful service-learning course requires careful planning and logistical know-how. You get an insightful explanation of the workings of a successful service-learning course.
Team-Based Learning, or TBL, helps students develop a deep and enduring understanding of course content. Using these methods, you’ll be able to move beyond covering content to helping students use course concepts to solve interesting, significant problems.
Capstone courses are a powerful tool to ensure that students synthesize all the disparate materials they’ve studied so that they can launch into new endeavors and tackle complex problems in graduate school, their careers, and life. But for capstones to work their magic, schools must design them carefully and implement them deliberately. Learn how in this seminar.
This package was developed to help you give all students equitable opportunity to engage with your course content, participate in course activities, and demonstrate their knowledge. With this broad flow, and the conceptual and practical nature of each program, it’s perfect for new faculty or those designing new courses.
Few things cause more anxiety among students than taking tests. In these three videos, you’ll discover techniques that dial down the stress levels, improve students’ retention of course material, and lead to better performance on exams.
Learn to create a discipline-specific strategy to grow your students’ critical thinking skills, identify critical thinking content, and adapt your courses accordingly. This program will give you a clearer and deeper understanding of critical thinking and how to teach it in your courses.