Humanizing Teaching

Learning Community members Sarita Shukla and Becca Price, along with their colleagues Elli Theobald and Joel Abraham, talked about a recent paper of theirs at the UW Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Symposium this week. The talk, entitled Asset-based teaching: Humanizing teaching by moving away from an achievement gap discourse,…

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Epiphanies from the Field

Learning community in Zoom meeting.

Fireside Guest – Lisa Young Lisa Young has been the director of the Scottsdale Community College Teaching and Learning Center for thirteen years. She is an advocate for OER on a global scale and is a board member of Open Education Global. She was one of the main instigators of…

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Successful teaching, even in the pandemic

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Years ago I designed a course that I intended to be cutting edge and built on best practices. It’s a CURE, an affectionate if braggadocious acronym for classroom-based undergraduate research experiences. By adopting this approach, all of the students in the class have the opportunity to complete their own research…

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A Foray into Spec Grading

Over the years, I’ve refined rubrics with the intent that students can evaluate their own mastery of an assignment. In some courses, students generate their own rubrics. During class sessions, students practice applying the rubrics, which gives them insight into how to create assignments that meet the goals. I still…

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How I fell in love with Padlet

By Rebecca M Price Our faculty learning community discusses teaching and learning on the open web, and we frequently share with each other apps that facilitate learning. I’m a fan of Google docs, and I structure my classes so that students and I share collaborative documents. We frequently brainstorm in…

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