Classes have begun and for many graduate students that means teaching, perhaps for the first time. Learning to teach well takes time and getting feedback on your teaching will help you continue to improve.
Laptops are a common sight in classrooms. They’re the go-to note-taking tool for many students. But while it’s faster to type a sentence than write it out by hand, does taking notes on the laptop promote learning?
To get students thinking critically about material, lecturing to students who remain passive recipients of knowledge won’t work. Students must be engaged and grapple with questions in order to think critically.