Teaching Resources from Archived Events

Practical Tools to Accelerate Student Learning and Save Grading Time


Teaching Topics for Non-Tenure Track Faculty

 

   

 

Tenure Expectations for Teaching: What Assistant Professors Need to Know 

   

Working With Student Teams

Troubleshooting Teams Resources


Assessing Student Learning

Discussion notes about Student Thinking Skills

Discussion notes about Classroom Assessment Techniques

PowerPoint from Session 3

"Tips and Tools for Assessing Student Learning" part 2

"Tips and Tools for Assessing Student Learning, part 1," Lightning Round PDF.


Classroom Technology Issues

"Surprising Uses of PowerPoint to Increase Student Engagement," a videotaped presentation by Klaus Woelk, chemistry associate professor.

("Writing Good Clicker Questions") slides presented by Klaus Woelk, interim chair of chemistry department. Go here for an accompanying article on clicker questions.


 Homework Effectiveness

"Making Homework More Effective,” part 2  Go here to see a video of the presentation as Bonnie Bachman, professor of economics; Dan Reardon, assistant professor of English and technical communication, and Don Wunsch, professor, electrical and computer engineering, share homework ideas that can be used across disciplines to develop collaborative learning and higher order thinking skills.

View the video of "Making Homework More Effective" featuring Greg Story, associate professor of physics, and Jeff Thomas, associate teaching professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering. Their discussions covered online vs. traditional homework, cheating, discrepancies between homework and test grades, incentivizing homework and other issues.


Student Engagement

 "Generating Good Classroom Discussions" a PowerPoint presentation.


Teaching Millennials

The faculty learning workshop, "Mission Possible: Motivating Students to Learn!" featured 10 highly motivating instructors, as rated by end-of-course evaluations, moderated round-table discussions: Olivia Burgess, Petra DeWitt, Jim Drallmeier, Ralph Flori, Merilee Krueger, Irina Ivliyeva, Melanie Mormile, Yinfa Ma, John McManus and Jana Neiss. 

Resources: Here are a complilation of tips and strategies for motivating students that resulted from the table discussions.  

Other resources:

Millennial Characteristics, Christy Price

Teaching Millennials -- Some Recommendations

Disruptive vs. Non-disruptive Behavior, Richard Felder and Rebecca Brent


Using Testing Center and Disability Services

Curators' Teaching Summit: "Tackling Emerging Student Issues in the Classroom"

Watch a video recording of the Summit featuring Connie Arthur, of the Disability Support office; Cheryl Downey-Eber, of the Testing Center, and Ross Gubrud, of the Counseling, Disability Support and Student Wellness office. They discussed student disabilities and medications, as well as usage of the Testing Center.

Another resource from this series: