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.
Continue Reading: TFSC: Kristina Howlett, Service Learning and TIPS for Teaching with Technology Workshop
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!
Continue Reading: Faculty Spotlight: Creating Impromptu Groups in the Classroom
Ever get tired of coming up with unique and thoughtful test questions? Crowdsource! Have your students help!
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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.
Continue Reading: TFSC: Chris Shields, Wally Cordes Chair Discussion, Student Engagement
Donna Graham, faculty member in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences, led a discussion called “This is Not My First Rodeo” in which she discussed navigating the changing expectations of students at the University. In this...
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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.
Continue Reading: TIPS for Teaching with Technology: Using Video in the Flipped/Blended Classroom
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.
Continue Reading: TFSC: Janet Forbess, Wally Cordes Chair Discussion on “Creating a Climate of Welcome, Community, and Accountability”
John A. White, Jr., distinguished professor in the College of Engineering and former University of Arkansas Chancellor, was the keynote speaker at the Baum Teaching Workshop for 2018. Each keynote speaker is the winner of the Nadine and Charles Baum Faculty Teaching...
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Lorraine Brewer gave a presentation titled, “Refocusing Our Distracted Students: From Civil Inattention to Engaged Exploration,” at the Wally Cordes Chair Discussion sponsored by the TFSC. One thing she emphasized was that there have always been...
Continue Reading: TFSC: Lorraine Brewer, Wally Cordes Chair Discussion on “Refocusing Our Distracted Students: From Civil Inattention to Engaged Exploration”
Sometimes the most difficult thing in the classroom is getting students to answer questions. Often they are afraid of being wrong, looking stupid, or they are anxious about what the instructor will say or do. Other times they *think* they know the answer but are not...
Continue Reading: Faculty Spotlight: “Give Me a Good Wrong Answer”