Tag Archives: pedagogy

Padagogy Wheel

At the 2015 Teaching Professor Conference one of the sessions I attended was Topping Out on Bloom:Technology for Student Projects led by Ike Shibley. I found it to be very helpful when thinking about a technology assignment that encourages students to use Bloom’s.  Below is a link to Dr. Shibley’s Obstacles/Opportunities table, questions for analysis […]

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Reworking multiple choice exams for clarity

Multiple choice question creation is challenging and time-consuming. While question banks from the publisher can certainly benefit students by providing opportunities for practice, I prefer to create my own questions for exams to make sure they align with my learning objectives and the material I emphasized in class. While one of the main benefits of […]

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Designing with Accessibility in Mind, Part 1: The Theory

We have reached that glorious time of year when students are starting to plan for the future (i.e. – register for Fall semester).  As we wrap up the current academic year, you may start thinking about the future yourself.  What courses will I be teaching next year? How will I do that? What assessments am […]

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Incorporating student interaction and peer instruction in math courses

Our guest blogger is Stephane Lafortune, a professor in the Department of Mathematics. Dr. Lafortune attended the 2014 Summer FTI. This post is a report and reflection on incorporating a new learning strategy in his math courses. I participated in the 2014 Summer FTI. My goal was to become more familiar and comfortable with the […]

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Reflecting on the Fall Semester

Your course is over and grades are submitted! Whew, you have time to take a deep breath and kick those feet up on your desk…well maybe. The spring semester is not so far away, and this is a great time to reflect on your teaching and courses. Here are 10 questions to think about: Review […]

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Giving Thanks for Technology: November Faculty Showcase

At our November Faculty Showcase, we gave thanks for the many ways technology makes us more efficient, productive, and engaging instructors.  Special thanks to Kate Pfile, Mary Ann Hartshorn, and Gayle Goudy for sharing their experiences using instructional technologies.  In addition to learning about innovative teaching strategies, we also collected over 34 pounds of canned […]

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A Plan of Attack for Implementing Technology into Your Instruction

Here at Teaching, Learning, and Technology part of our mission is to support, develop, and educate faculty in the integration of educational technology into pedagogy and assessment.  Our goal for doing this is that it will enhance student learning and promote effective or innovative practices.  Lately, I have met with several members of the College […]

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Screencasting take two

Back in September 2011 Instructional Technologist Mendi Benigni did a post on screen-casting  (simply put, screen-casting is the act of recording the activity on a computer screen. Any action a user makes on their screen can be recorded as a video).  As you leave for the summer and soon start to plan your classes for […]

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Reversing or Flipping your Classroom – Two Approaches

Reversing (a.k.a. flipping) your classroom is a form of blended learning in which faculty move much of the traditional lecture and in-class information delivery to the web for the student to view outside of class.  This in turn allows the professor to spend more time interacting with students in the classroom.  That classroom time is used to […]

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TED-Ed: Flipped Lessons

Hopefully you were able to join us at the first TLT Roundtable, Exploring the Reverse Classroom or you have had the chance to view the video from that session and now you would like more ideas on reversing or flipping your class.  Well here is another opportunity!  Check out TED-Ed to “flip this lesson.”  According […]

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