Teaching

New Graduate–Level Teaching Course

November 2011

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Motivating Students

Rule 1: Emphasize the most critical concepts continuously. Reiterate these concepts in lectures and assignments throughout the course.

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Using Student Evaluations

At the conclusion of the semester, after you bid goodbye to your students and submit final grades, you receive the email. Student evaluations are now available. You’ve been waiting anxiously for them.

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Beloit Mindset List

November 2011

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Speed Learning

This activity, based on the concept of speed dating, keeps students moving, awake, and engaged; gives them a chance to get familiar with each other’s ideas on a text or topic in a short time period; warms them up for more in-depth d

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Assessment vs. Evaluation

Assess and evaluate are words closely enough related to be used in defining each other. However, there are differences in educational assessment and evaluation processes.

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Team-Based Learning

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

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Assessing What Your Students Know

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.

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Muddiest Point

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.

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An Introduction to the Learner-Centered Syllabus

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?

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Grading

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