Next in our series on how to teach, we examine presentation and practice. One you’ve decided on the objective – what you want the student to know and how the student will demonstrate that knowledge – then you need to figure out how to get the student to that point.
College professors are a unique breed in that we’re hired primarily for what we know, but aren’t necessarily trained as teachers – the job we’re hired to do. With the diversity and complexity of today’s student, teaching is not always that simple or that obvious. Over […]
The mentoring program sponsored by CETL works on building peer-to-peer relationships between colleagues. In this review, Dr. Jennifer Haber (Communications, Tarpon Springs) and Amy Karol (Communications, Tarpon Springs) […]
Sometimes, as teachers, we look first to the academic for new or more information for our classroom. We forget that most of us, first and foremost, love our subject! Dr. Antonia Lewandowski (Communications, Seminole) reminds us of the value of […]
In Friday’s Op-Ed piece in the New York Times, Jan Mehta, an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, discussed the problem with American schools. But instead of continuing the debate over standardized testing vs. privatization […]
The SPC Critical Thinking Institute and the Florida Association on Higher Education and Disability hosted Narrowing the Gulf April 4 & 5 at the EpiCenter. The theme of the 14th Annual Conference focused on Underrepresented Students to Postsecondary Education and featured keynote speaker
The mentoring program sponsored by CETL works on building peer-to-peer relationships between colleagues. In this review, Sharon Olsen (Social & Behavioral Science, Seminole) and Jacqueline Copeland (Mathematics, Gibbs) share the challenges and benefits they […]
We talk a lot about critical thinking and how we expect students to apply it. But how do we as instructors apply critical thinking? Do we stop to think about we’re doing? Do we questions the information we work with daily?
In a recent […]
A team from St. Petersburg College recently attended the 2012 International Conference for Academic Integrity February 26th – 28th in San Antonio, TX, sponsored by the International Center for Academic Integrity.
The group’s mission – uncover leading developments in the area of teaching and modeling integrity in research […]
Save the Date! Spring Critical Thinking Institute & Narrowing the Gulf Conference 2013 – April 4 & 5, 2013
This an excellent (and free) opportunity for professional development will cover Underrepresented Students in Postsecondary Education. Join your colleagues for two days of learning and networking by registering online today!