“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?
Tomorrow you get to set the tone for your Spring 2018 classes. Why leave that to chance?
As a patient, Thelma is naggy, frustrating, and repetitively inappropriate. She constantly asks when she can go home. She insists on seeing a doctor. And she really wants some Ativan.
Join your colleagues and author James M. Lang in discussing the book Small Teaching on Twitter.
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.
Part 5 of the article series on the 2017 COLTT Conference Day 1 by Jesseb Adam Teaching Technological Adaptability Presenter: Dr. Melonie (Lonie) McMichael, Senior Instructor at UCCS, professional and technical writing “Technodaptability is the aptitude for learning technology quickly.” I can testify to the need for instruction towards technological adaptability. Every campus I have … Continue reading Teaching Technological Adaptability
Part 3 of the article series on the 2017 COLTT Conference Day 1 by Jesseb Adam Online Team-Based Learning: An Oxymoron? Presenter: Lisha Bustos, Lead instructional Designer for the School of Pharmacy, CU Denver/Anschutz Campus, and Dr. Colleen Catalano, Instructor, CU Denver/Anschutz Campus Team-Based Learning is an evidence based teaching strategy that teams students to … Continue reading Online Team-Based Learning: An Oxymoron?
“What did you use?” “What books did you read?” “What would you recommend as a starting point?” I received these questions after presenting at a recent faculty in-service at Northeastern Junior College about the process of how we learn and know new information. The developments in cognitive psychology in the past two decades have revolutionized … Continue reading The Cognitive Science of Learning: Books and Resources
How we approach the first day of class will establish much of our classroom culture; student responsiveness to our teaching is often a response to the culture we create on the first day.
As teachers we have the responsibility of establishing that culture. It is a hard thing to balance: friendly, but not a friend; professional, but not stiff; fun, but maintaining a focus on learning.