Category Archives: Teaching and pedagogy

Sign up for a Modest Course Makeover!

Tweet Take the time to connect with the DEIT team and see how your course can be made more accessible and engaging for students. Let our instructional designers be your course’s interior decorators! From simple visual renovations (text formatting, content … Continue reading

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Teacher Characteristics and Behaviors that Make a Difference – Maryellen Weimer, Faculty Focus

Tweet This Teaching Professor blog post describes student-desired teacher characteristics. The list was compiled with attention paid to three criteria: 1) the behavior or characteristic increases learning outcomes; 2) the behavior or characteristic is “historically prominent” in the communication education … Continue reading

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First Day of Class Activities that Create a Climate for Learning – Maryellen Weimer

Tweet Article from the Teaching Professor blog on ideas for setting the tone on the first day of class. https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/first-day-of-class-activities-that-create-a-climate-for-learning/

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Effective Teaching Online – Sharon O’Malley, Inside Higher Ed

Tweet Four authors of books about online course development offer guidelines for engaging learners in distance education courses. Inside Digital Learning asked for their expert advice on how instructors and their institutions can excel in virtual course instruction. The authors … Continue reading

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