Teaching

If teams are structured properly, most students end the semester liking them. Many report having made new friends.

Your undergraduate students come from a variety of different backgrounds, regions, secondary school experiences and belief systems. These are just a few factors that contribute to the prior knowledge in your classroom.

The Muddiest Point efficiently provides instructors with timely student feedback. While students may shy from raising their hands and to ask questions, they tend to see the Muddiest Point as unobtrusive.

How can a course syllabus help students learn, facilitate the development of higher-level thinking abilities, and prepare them for continued studies in the field?

Every August, Graduate Teaching Assistants from across the University of Nebraska–Lincoln attend a day long workshop on teaching. Here are a few reasons you should consider attending this year:

Just as the first day is the most vital day, the first week is the most vital week for determining whether students will become engaged and be successful in your class.

Whether this is your first semester teaching or your tenth, you can find a variety of services and supportright here on campus to you help improve your teaching strategies and document your successes as a teacher.

Susan A. Ambrose, Michael W. Bridges,Michele DiPietro, Marsha C. Lovett, Marie K. Norman, Richard E.

Here's the best advice you’ll ever get about the first day of class: Forget about the traditional reading of the syllabus! Think of the mixed message you send with a dry syllabus review: “I want you to be active learners and critical thinkers.

With the increase in digital scholarship in your own research, it should come as no surprise that discussions about teaching and learning have become digital too.

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