Because we know how things work, sometimes we think we understand why these things work as they do. That can be a problem.
Teaching & Learning
For years now, we all heard about various “learning styles” and the importance of tailoring learning experiences to the learner to help ensure more effective learning.
Unfortunately, while it is absolutely critical that we keep the learner in mind, focusing on “learning style” may not being doing as much good as we once thought.
Mid-semester feedback lets instructors “check the pulse” of their class partway through the semester. By surveying students, especially after a chance to evaluate evidence of learning, instructors and students alike can gain practical and actionable insights about what is working as well as recommendations for improving learning and teaching.
Do you ever have guest lecturers who can’t be THERE with you and your students in class?
Do you ever wish you could offer ‘virtual office hours’ for your students?
Would you like to let students work together in a virtual space that doesn’t require them being in the same room?
Do you need to record a webinar that you can share with students later on?
Well, luckily, there are two tools available to you to let you do all that and more.
By now you’ve probably noticed that many of the classrooms on the first floor here in the School of Nursing have been completely remodeled. One BIG part of that remodel was upgrading the technology available in each of those classrooms.
Over the course of the next year or so, all of our classrooms will be upgraded with the same technology.
So, to help you begin getting acquainted with this new tech and how to use it, here’s a handy classroom cheatsheet (show below) that explains the major features of the touch panel used to control the computer and projector in each classroom.
Do you ever wish you have more opportunities to learn about new teaching methods or classroom technologies and how to put them to use?
Well, now you do!
Joe Hoyle shares his expertise from 46 years of teaching and reflects on how to set students up for success from the start on episode 164 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Quotes from the episode If you want to become a better teacher, start writing about it. —Joe Hoyle You have to start […]