“With great teaching, students succeed.” These words are a core belief of the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE). The association was founded to ensure just that: great teaching. Founded in 2014, ACUE bridges the gap between content knowledge and pedagogical knowledge for college and university educators. It does this by offering an online … Continue reading ACUE: What is it?
At just over a decade old, Ken Bain’s book What the Best College Teachers Do can rightly be named a classic in the literature of teaching and learning in higher education. It is a simple question: What do the best college teachers do? Bain attempted to answer the question by interviewing students, teachers, and observing … Continue reading A Review: What the Best College Teachers Do
By utilizing these three levels of assessment and feedback - instructor, peer, self - students are not likely to escape in ignorance of what they don’t know.
Tomorrow you get to set the tone for your Spring 2018 classes. Why leave that to chance?
The list can and should continue just as we can and should continue to be thankful after the day of thanks in November.
Join your colleagues and author James M. Lang in discussing the book Small Teaching on Twitter.
What if we used twitter as if it were the most powerful professional development tool in history: a global network of educators?
Team-Based Learning (TBL) is a research based active engagement instructional strategy that uses a series of assessments (accountability) to assure the readiness of students to engage in learning experiences that require the critical application of course content.
The fact that we learn better when we practice material over time should not come as a surprise. The fact that we don’t follow through on this understanding should be surprising.
If we can promote and provide space for this level of thought, we can help our students develop the habits of mind necessary to properly manage time and energy.