Category Archives: Teaching and pedagogy

Cognitive Psychology Ideas to Help Students Learn (Guest Post from K. Yee and D. Boyd via Faculty Focus)

Tweet While cognitive science literature on learning is exciting, it lacks a unifying structure to enhance practitioners’ recall and application of the findings. To assist time-strapped instructional faculty and staff, the authors of this article from Magna Publications Faculty Focus … Continue reading

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Small Teaching – Small Adjustments to Your Instruction That Can Yield Big Results

Tweet DEIT recommends a recent EDUCAUSE online session given by James Lang of Assumption College. The webinar introduced three core learning principles that can help us make powerful, positive changes to the ways in which we design and teach college courses: the … Continue reading

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Intro to the Flex Class Format

Tweet Check out this 2:25 video on the Flex class format.

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What to Do About Those Negative Comments on Course Evaluations (Guest Post: Maryellen Weimer, Faculty Focus)

Tweet Ideas for constructively mentally processing negative student course evaluations. Read the post at: https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/negative-comments-on-course-evaluations/

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June 2018 Workshops

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4th Annual Instructor Roundtable and Dinner June 13 Trexler Library

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Salesian Virtues Are Good Teaching

Tweet Just read an article from the UK’s The Guardian titled, “What do students want most? To be treated with respect.” The anonymous author stated that the biggest takeaway from a survey of 1,000 university students was that students wondered: why don’t … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Strategies for Creating a Successful Online Classroom (Faculty Focus)

Tweet Check out this blog post from facultyfocus.com! This post discusses different ways to have a successful online class such as reaching out to students, giving instructions on how to get started, giving feedback, and more! To read the full … Continue reading

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Video and Blackboard, So Happy Together – Online Workshop Tonight 3/5 at 7

Tweet Join “Swami Jim” Holton online tonight at 7 pm for: Bb Specialty Topic: Video and Blackboard, So Happy Together Location: http://tinyurl.com/DEITmeet Questions or more info: 610-282-1100 x2290 or deit@desales.edu

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Guest Post: How to Deepen Online Dialog (Rebecca Zambrano, Faculty Focus)

Tweet Many faculty members express concern that discussion in their online courses is shallow or sparse. What is it that makes meaningful dialogue so elusive in online courses? Some practices in online course design and discussion facilitation can actually encourage … Continue reading

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