Weekly Teaching Note
May 09 2011
Weekly Teaching Notes: 2010-2011 index

 

Below is a list of all the Weekly Teaching Notes from the 2010-2011 academic year, with direct links to each one. If you’d like to explore any of these topics in more detail, please contact Fran Glazer at the Center for Teaching and Learning.
 
 
Starting the semester:
 
Semester Beginnings
 
Setting the Tone for Your Class: Guiding Students Toward Effective Study Strategies
 
Newsletter Format for a Course Syllabus
 
Encouraging Student Attendance
 
 
Course design:
 
Balancing Flexibility and Fairness through Course Design
 
How Experts Differ From Novices
 
Importance of Students’ Prior Knowledge
 
Brief Hybrids: A Small Step Towards Integrating Technology
 
Do No Harm: A Dose of SoTL
 
 
Writing:
 
Learning by Writing
 
Sample Writing Assignment for an Introductory Science Course
 
Helping Students Write Better in all Courses
 
Teaching Writing in the Disciplines
 
 
Visual and Media Literacy:
 
Visual Literacy: What do you See?
 
Media Literacy
 
 
Assignments:
 
Seven Principles for Developing Assignments and Providing Good Feedback
 
Evaluating Students on Class Participation
 
Using Concept Maps
 
Using Quotations to Prime Class Discussions
 
Developing Creative Classrooms
 
 
Student teams:
 
Working With Student Teams: Structured Problem Solving
 
Working With Student Teams: Send-a-Problem
 
Successful Strategies for Teams: Team Member Handbook
 
Team Teach with a Student
 
Tips for Group Work
 
 
Wrapping things up:
 
Simple Stress Relief
 
Recall, Summarize, Question, Connect, Comment (RSQC2)
 
The Last Day of Class
 
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