The All Faculty Dead Day Luncheon, sponsored by the Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center (TFSC), concluded with a poster session that featured winners of the 2017-2018 Teaching Improvement Grants and Teaching in Research Grants.
Are you interested in Service Learning? Are you unsure how you might incorporate it into your classroom? There are a variety of technologies that can help you to easily incorporate Service Learning activities in your class.
Do you ever get tired of asking your students to get into groups and waiting 5 minutes for them clump up? Take a look at some of these suggestions for moving the process along!
Ever get tired of coming up with unique and thoughtful test questions? Crowdsource! Have your students help!
Chris Shields, faculty member of the Sociology and Criminology Department in the Fulbright College spoke with faculty about engaging students in the classroom and online.
Shields started the discussion with the reminder that we are here teaching because we love engaging with our students.
Have you thought about incorporating more video in your classroom? Have you thought about exploring a flipped or blended class? Matt Gerner led a workshop on the flipped classroom and creating a video database that could be used with a course.
TFSC: Janet Forbess, Wally Cordes Chair Discussion on “Creating a Climate of Welcome, Community, and Accountability”
Janet Forbess, instructor in the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation, led the Wally Cordes Chair Discussion on “Creating a Climate of Welcome, Community, and Accountability.” Forbess emphasized building a sense of community in the class to help increase engagement and accountability among the students.