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.
St. Petersburg College in partnership with The Poynter Institute presents Writing with Integrity from Noise to Knowledge: Making the Transition across Disciplines – Agenda
Wednesday, May 29
videos courtesy of Stephen McFadden
9:00 Welcome: Dr. Rich Mercadante, SPC
FGO Senate President
9:15-10:30 Keynote speaker […]
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 […]