We hear a lot about training students for STEM jobs, but not the ‘arts & letters’ industries where many of us actually work. So today, we continue our examination into how we incorporate that experience in teaching.
How do we take the humanities from just helping […]
As you lead the class through whatever presentation or practice you’ve planned to meet your objective, you need to check for comprehension. Are your practices generating the desired outcome?
It makes sense to assess student learning as you go, so you have time […]
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.
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 […]