Veterans make up a unique segment of the SPC student population. Veterans are desirable students because they are usually older and more disciplined. But teaching veterans can also make an instructor a little uncomfortable. How do you challenge students who have lived through their experiences?
We continue our review of the 2012-2013 CETL grants with a report from Dr. Mel Delgato (Biology Chair, Tarpon) on uncovering students strengths and weaknesses to help them prepare in furthering their science careers.
College-wide, faculty are being encouraged to use Student Support Services. The CETL blog is inviting any staff who provides support services for students to let faculty know how we can work together. Long-time writing tutor,
As we head into the new school year, you may have heard a daunting challenge! Higher education is always charged to be creative and innovative when challenges arise. Jeff Kolnick, professor at professor of history at Southwest Minnesota State University, calls for courage and daring in this recent […]
The start of the new school year is always an exciting time filled with heady possibilities. But, whether you’re new or returning for the umpteenth semester, it can also be a scary moment as you contemplate both […]
Your CETL team put together a robust agenda specifically for adjunct faculty on Saturday, August 3rd on the Clearwater campus in the new ES building. Only 100 slots were available for this forum, but others will be held throughout the upcoming school year. Scroll down to see all the fun and keep an eye out […]
There are a wealth of ways to present and practice content in the classroom. Choosing from the available methods depends on your objective and your audience. You’re looking for the activity or learning method that best matches […]
When creating presentations and practices for lessons, think about what is the most efficient use of time. For the most part, students will do everything you ask of them, so respect their time and energy and ask for what meets the objective of the lesson.